Students acquire a foundational knowledge of the basics of business, with a focus on managing people and processes. Courses in economics, accounting, marketing, and human resources lay the groundwork for future careers and further studies. Students acquire skills in managing processes and people. Graduates can enter the workforce or continue studies as the program provides multiple pathways into degree and post-graduate diploma programs.

General information

Program code
2 Years
Ontario College Diploma
Georgian@ILAC Toronto

Intake information

Start date
Fall 2022
Winter 2023
Summer 2023

Program fees

Winter 2023 Intake
Winter 2023
Summer 2023
Winter 2024
Summer 2024
Approximate total program cost: $32,469.18

Note: All fees and costs are estimates only. Course materials are additional and vary per semester.

Program highlights

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Identify and discuss the impact of global issues on an organizations business opportunities by using an environmental scan
  2. Apply principles of corporate sustainability, corporate social responsibility and ethics to support an organization’s business initiatives
  3. Use current concepts/systems and technologies to support an organization’s business initiatives
  4. Apply basic research skills to support business decision making
  5. Support the planning, implementation and monitoring of projects
  6. Perform work in compliance with relevant statutes, regulations and business practices
  7. Explain the role of the human resource function and its impact on an organization
  8. Use accounting and financial principles to support the operations of an organization
  9. Describe and apply marketing and sales concepts used to support the operations of an organization
  10. Outline principles of supply chain management and operations management
  11. Outline and assess the components of a business plan
  12. Develop strategies for ongoing personal and professional development to enhance work performance in the business field
  13. Employ environmentally sustainable practices within the business environment
  14. Apply basic entrepreneurial strategies to identify and respond to new opportunities

Career opportunities

Career opportunities may include management trainee/manager, sales/sales management, personnel officer/manager in addition to entrepreneurial opportunities. Employers include banks, finance, trust and insurance companies, computer firms, government ministries and agencies, producers of consumer and industrial products, wholesalers, retailers, private companies and non-profit organizations.

Admission requirements

  • ILAC Pathway 3.2, or IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5
    (SDS program – IELTS score 6.0, no band less than 6.0)
  • Other language proficiency tests accepted include Duolingo*, TOEFL, CAE and TOEIC (* Acceptable until Dec. 31, 2022)

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)
  • any Grade 111 or 12 Mathematics (C, M, or U)

1Minimum of 60% in Grade 11 College or University level Mathematics (MBF3C or MCF3M)

Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing. For complete details refer to:

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


Semester 1
ACCT 1000
Financial Accounting Principles 1
BUSI 1001
Introduction to Organizational Behaviour
COMP 1003
Microcomputer Applications
MATH 1002
Mathematics of Finance
MKTG 1000
Introduction to Marketing
Semester 2
BUSI 2005
Customer Service
ECON 1000
HURM 1000
Human Resources Management Foundations
MKTG 2033
Professional Edge
Semester 3
ACCT 1003
Finance and Management Accounting
ECON 2000
MGMT 2001
Principles of Management
MGMT 2012
Introduction to Project Management
STAT 2000
Statistics 1
Semester 4
ENTR 2009
Entrepreneurship and Small Business
FNCE 2000
Business Finance
LAWS 2000
Business Law
MGMT 2000
Production and Operations Management

Professional designation

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