Business Management
Graduate Certificate

Graduates of this program will be prepared for exciting careers in the field of business. Students will develop the skills to research, analyze, and manage many aspects of business. Graduates will gain specialized career expertise, technical knowledge and skills, as well as practical experience that will enable them to start or further their specific career in business. Business skills obtained in this program will enhance graduate employability and the individual’s long-term opportunities for advancement.

General information

Program code
1 Year
Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Georgian@ILAC Toronto

Intake information

Start date
Winter 2024
Spring 2024
Fall 2024

Program fees

For fees please click here to visit the Georgian College fees page.

Program learning outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:
  1. implement business strategies that translate an organization’s vision into operational plans;
  2. interpret and apply financial information to determine risk, costbenefit and liability of projects and operations;
  3. develop and operationalize balanced performance measures that contribute to the successful implementation of strategic plans;
  4. analyze business data to inform strategies that improve customer relationships and promote lean operations;
  5. identify and present innovative solutions that help individuals and organizations become more agile and effective during change initiatives;
  6. . identify and implement leadership strategies to resolve conflict and improve individual and team performance in an organization;
  7. apply design thinking and adaptive reasoning techniques to solve problems and improve an organization’s operational performance;
  8. enhance active listening, written, oral, and presentation skills through interpersonal and technological applications in order to promote effective communication within an organization;
  9. identify and apply discipline-specific practices that contribute to the local and global community through social responsibility, economic commitment and environmental stewardship.

Career opportunities

Graduates can work in a broad range of domestic and international employment settings, including manufacturers, market research companies, educational institutions, retailers, insurance companies,
freight forwarders, brokerage houses, banks, financial institutions, common carriers, trade commissioners’ offices, government agencies, international business consulting firms, and other small and large businesses.

Admission requirements

  • ILAC Pathway 3.2, or IELTS 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (same for SDS program)
  • Duolingo (TOEFL, CAE and TOEIC): 130 score
  • Post-secondary diploma or degree, or equivalent

For more information and complete admission requirements please contact your respective region’s Recruitment Manager.


Semester 1
BMGT 1000
Advanced Business Processes
BMGT 1001
Finance for Non-Financial Managers
BMGT 1002
International Business
BMGT 1003
Financial Analysis
BMGT 1004
Current Issues in Business – Seminar 1
BMGT 1012
Training and Development for Business Leaders
BMGT 1013
Labour Economics for Leaders
Semester 2
BMGT 1005
Mathematical Models
BMGT 1006
Market Research
BMGT 1007
BMGT 1008
Statistical Analysis
BMGT 1009
Marketing for Managers
BMGT 1010
Business Case Analysis
BMGT 1011
Current Issues in Business – Seminar 2

Professional designation

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