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Business Management Certificate

Business Management CertificateProgram Description

The Business Management program promotes conceptual and technical skill development in business through a one-year Certificate program, a two-year Diploma program, and a Post-Degree Diploma program.

Students can complete first- and second-year courses to earn an NLC credential, or to transfer to university or professional designation programs elsewhere. All Business Management programs may be completed on a full time or part time basis.

The Business Management Certificate comprises 30 credits of coursework. Completion of the Certificate qualifies a student for admission into the Diploma program.

Career Prospects

Graduates are prepared for positions of responsibility in areas such as finance, accounting, entrepreneurship, information technology, general management, marketing, and logistics, as well as for further educational opportunities.

Details

Location: Fort St. John Campus, Dawson Creek Campus

Length: 30 weeks

Start: September, January, or May

Fees: Current Fee Schedule 

Admission Requirements

A. Domestic students must have official transcripts demonstrating the following:
 1. English Requirement: One of the following with a 'B' grade (73%) or higher: Grade 12 English, English Literature 12, English 12 First Peoples, English 050, or English 099. Alternatively, any university-level English course with a 'C' grade (60%) or higher. Students who do not meet one of the above English requirements must complete the NLC Writing Assessment for appropriate course placement.
 2. Math Requirement: One of the following with a 'C' grade (60%) or higher: Pre-calculus 11, Principles of Mathematics 11, Foundations of Math 11, Math 040, or equivalent. Alternatively, readiness for MATH 050 as determined by the CCP Math appraisal.
B. International students must have documentation demonstrating the following:
 1. English Requirement: An IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 or higher with no band less than 5.5. Students with a writing band of 6.0 or less are required to complete English 099 with a 'B' grade (73%) or higher before or during the first semester of their program. The necessity for upgrading can extend the length of the program.
 2. Math Requirement: One of the following with a 'C' grade (60%) or higher: Pre-calculus 11, Principles of Mathematics 11, Foundations of Math 11, Math 040, or equivalent. Alternatively, readiness for MATH 050 as determined by the CCP Math appraisal.

*NOTE: For transfer into degree programs in this field, degree granting institutions might require higher math prerequisites than required for entrance into NLC’s Business Management Certificate program. All students planning to transfer into a bachelor's degree should ensure that they have met the entrance requirements of the receiving institution. In addition, some elective courses in NLC’s Business Management Certificate and Diploma programs require Principles of Mathematics 12, Pre-calculus 12, Math 050(Provincial), or equivalency.

Important Notes

  1. The program is eligible for Canada Student Loans. Visit StudentAid BC to apply for financial assistance online.
  2. NLC courses may transfer individually to other colleges, universities, and institutes in British Columbia, as indicated in the BC Transfer Guide.
  3. NLC courses may transfer to professional associations such as the Certified General Accountants, Certified Management Accountants, Chartered Accountants, Aboriginal Financial Officers Association, Canadian Bankers Institute, and others. Students are responsible for confirming transferability of course credits to any external organization.
  4. Depending on course selection, graduates from NLC’s Applied Busi­ness Technology program will receive credit for the following courses:
    • CPSC101, for having completed: ABTC 119, ABTC121, ABTC133, ABTC153, ABTC161 and ABTC194.
    • ENGL110, for having completed: ABTC165 and ABTC195.
    • MGMT103, for having completed: ABTC111 and ABTC151.
  5. The information on this program page is a summary of the official Program Completion Guide approved by NLC’s Education Council. Download a PDF of the Program Completion Guide. 

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Program Chair: Lisa Verbisky
Program Instructor: Faisal Rashid

Courses

An Economics component is a requirement of the certificate:

An Accounting component is also a requirement of the certificate:

Balance of Credits (3-9) from any of the Courses Listed Below:

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