Diploma in Business Management

General

Program Description

About

Our Business Management programs' focus on sustainability prepares you to be competitive in the changing business landscape. Consider business practices and decisions in terms of the impact on the local or global environment, your community, society, and the economy.

Our small class sizes provide the opportunity for the type of one-on-one interaction you need to excel. No wonder our business students regularly win awards at the Western Canadian Business Competition.

The diploma program is offered both part-time and full-time, and courses are available both in-class and online. Choose your area of study from the following program streams:

  • Accounting
  • General Management
  • Marketing

Accounting

The Accounting diploma program introduces fundamental business principles and skills in the core functional areas of business. In the diploma program, students develop a foundation in business knowledge with a focus on accounting.

This Accounting diploma is awarded to students who successfully complete the two-year diploma curriculum in Accounting.

College of the Rockies Diploma graduates can directly enter the Bachelor of Business Administration degree program with full credit for their previous coursework. Or they can continue their education elsewhere, working towards university degrees and professional certifications and designations such as the ACAF (Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance), CPA (Chartered Professional Accountant), and CPHR (Chartered Professional in Human Resources).

General Management

The General Management diploma program introduces fundamental business principles and skills in the core functional areas of business. In the diploma program, students develop a foundation in business knowledge with a focus on General Management.

This General Management diploma is awarded to students who successfully complete the two-year diploma curriculum in general management.

College of the Rockies Diploma graduates can directly enter the Bachelor of Business Administration degree program with full credit for their previous coursework. Or they can continue their education elsewhere, working towards university degrees and professional certifications and designations such as the ACAF (Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance), CPA (Chartered Professional Accountant), and CPHR (Chartered Professional in Human Resources).

Marketing

The Marketing diploma program introduces fundamental business principles and skills in the core functional areas of business. In the diploma program, students develop a foundation in business knowledge with a focus on marketing.

This Marketing diploma is awarded to students who successfully complete a two-year diploma curriculum in Marketing.

College of the Rockies Diploma graduates can directly enter the Bachelor of Business Administration degree program with full credit for their previous coursework. Or they can continue their education elsewhere, working towards university degrees and professional certifications and designations such as the ACAF (Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance), CPA (Chartered Professional Accountant), and CPHR (Chartered Professional in Human Resources).

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Minimum of 65% in English 12 or equivalent (refer to Course Equivalency Information on the College website)
  • For students for whom English is a second language, students must meet the Grade 12 English equivalency posted on COTR's Admissions and Registration website; or successful completion of a university/college level English course (e.g. ENGL 100)
  • Minimum grade of 65% in either Foundation of Math 11, Pre-Calculus 11, Principles of Math 11, Applications of Math 12, or MATH 080 or MATH 082.

Students may commence certain courses in the program while they upgrade.

Progression Policy:
Certificate and diploma students are required to maintain a minimum course grade of C- (55%) in all program courses. BBA students are required to maintain a minimum course grade of C (60%) and an average course grade of C+ in all program courses that contribute to the BBA.

Flexible Assessment (FA): Yes

Last updated February 2019

About the School

Located in the Kootenay Rocky Mountains of southeastern BC, we offer you lifestyle and learning opportunities to match our spectacular setting.

Located in the Kootenay Rocky Mountains of southeastern BC, we offer you lifestyle and learning opportunities to match our spectacular setting. Read less