Business Administration – Business Operations Management 2507

About Centennial
Established as Toronto's first public college in 1966, Centennial College offers programs in business, communications, community and health studies, science and engineering technology, general arts, hospitality and transportation.
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Program code: 2507
School: School of Business
Credential: Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Program Type: Post-secondary program
Program Length: 3 years/ 6 semesters
Start Date: Fall, Winter, Summer
Location: Progress Campus
Tel: 416-289-5000, ext. 2259

You’re a big picture thinker. Let it guide you towards business success. Business Operations is the engine room of any business. In this program you’ll gain core business knowledge as well as specialized business operations courses to prepare you for a career in any service or goods manufacturing industry. You’ll study everything from purchasing and inventory management to supply chain and logistics management, operations planning, direct supervision and quality assurance.


Articulation agreement


University Degree Awarded credit
Algoma University Honours Bachelor of Arts - multiple majors 60 credits out of 120 credits
Honours Bachelor of Business Administration 60 credits out of 120 credits
Athabasca University Bachelor of Management, 3 Yr Up to 66
Conestoga College Bachelor of Business Administration - International Business Management admitted into 3rd year
Kookmin University Bachelor Degree 3+1: 3 years at Centennial plus 4th year at Kookmin
Laurentian University General Bachelor of Arts Degree (Multiple Majors) Admitted to second year of a three-year Bachelor of Arts program. Students will receive 48 to 54 transfer credits toward the Bachelor of Arts degree.
Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Multiple Majors Students will receive 48 to 54 transfer credits toward the Honours Bachelor of Arts degree.
Lethbridge University Bachelor of Management n/a
New Brunswick, University of Bachelor of Applied Management Admitted to third year
Nipissing University Bachelor of Commerce Up to 45 credits
Ontario Institute of Technology, University of Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) - 3 Yr, direct entry 20 out of 40 credits
Royal Roads University Bachelor of Commerce - Entrepreneurial Management admitted into third year
Ryerson University Bachelor of Commerce in Business Management Students are admitted into 5th semester
Bachelor of Commerce - Business Technology Management credited 19 single semester courses
Windsor, University of Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) up to 8.5 full credits (17 semester course credits)
York University Various (multi-lateral) N/A


Important Links

Global Citizenship and Equity Portfolio
Students in this program will develop a portfolio documenting their engagement with the College's signature global citizenship and equity competencies.  For more information on Global Citizenship and Equity, the GC&E Portfolio and the supports available to you, please visit



Canadian Students International Students
Two-semester Tuition
$2,608.50 $2,608.50 $2,596.00 $12,400.00 $11,575.00 $11,575.00
Incidental and other Fees
$950.00 $895.00 $895.00 $1,530.00 $1,475.00 $1,475.00
Two-semester Total
$3,558.50 $3,503.50 $3,491.00 $13,930.00 $13,050.00 $13,050.00


Career Path

  • Operations Analysts
  • Materials Managers
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Inventory Management Analysts
  • Project Planners/ Schedulers

Semester 1 Courses
Course Code Course Title Campus
BUSN-119 Fundamentals of Business Progress Campus
COMM-160/COMM-161 College Communications 1 Progress Campus
COMP-106 Applied Business Software 1 Progress Campus
HRMT-301 Human Resource Management Progress Campus
MATH-118 Mathematics of Finance Part 1 Progress Campus
MKTG-116 Principles of Marketing Progress Campus

Semester 2 Courses
Course Code Course Title Campus
COMM-170/COMM-171 College Communications 2 Progress Campus
COMP-126 Applied Business Software 2 Progress Campus
GNED-500 Global Citizenship: From Social Analysis to Social Action Progress Campus
MATH-119 Mathematics of Finance Part 2 Progress Campus
OMGT-129 Intro to Supply Chain and Business Operations Progress Campus
OMGT-229 Project Management Principles Progress Campus

Semester 3 Courses
Course Code Course Title Campus
ACCT-123 Financial Accounting Concepts Progress Campus
BUSN-333 Business Communications Progress Campus
GNED General Education Elective Progress Campus
INTL-220 International Business Concepts Progress Campus
OMGT-220 Purchasing and Supply Chain Management with SAP Progress Campus
OMGT-226 Materials Management Progress Campus

Semester 4 Courses
Course Code Course Title Campus
BUSN-225 Research Methods and Data Analysis 1 Progress Campus
ECON-205 Principles of Microeconomics Progress Campus
GNED General Education Elective Progress Campus
MGMT-324 Integrated Business Planning Progress Campus
OMGT-222 Productivity: Standards and Measures Progress Campus
OMGT-228 Supply Chain Management Progress Campus

Semester 5 Courses
Course Code Course Title Campus
BUSN-228 Leadership and Innovation 1 Progress Campus
BUSN-331 Business Law Progress Campus
ECON-206 Principles of Macroeconomics Progress Campus
ELECT-B Professional Business Elective Progress Campus
OMGT-331 Quality Assurance Progress Campus
OMGT-335 Production Planning with SAP Progress Campus

Semester 6 Courses
Course Code Course Title Campus
BUSN-313 Career Action Progress Campus
BUSN-332 Business Strategy Progress Campus
ELECT-B Professional Business Elective Progress Campus
OMGT-333 Integrated Logistic with SAP Progress Campus
OMGT-334 Service Operations Management Progress Campus
OMGT-337 Enterprise Resource Planning Progress Campus
Note: Students will be placed in the appropriate English and 
math levels based on skills assessment results. This may lead 
to additional courses and require extra time and fees.


  • Hone your communication and problem-solving skills
  • Build your portfolio as you learn from faculty members with business world  experience and up-to-date knowledge of current trends and related technology requirements
  • Optimize your learning experience in small class environments taught through practical and modernized methods, such as: case studies, web teaching, team projects, and solution based games
  • Enhance your career opportunities by earning a diploma that reflects high standards of learning
  • Apply your credits toward further study at the degree level through one of the school’s articulation agreements
  • Graduates of the program earn the highest graduating salaries in the School of Business
  • Advance your career opportunities by obtaining a Certificate of Recognition in SAP, a leading ERP software

The qualification requirements and costs for each external accreditation, designation, certification or recognition are set by the granting body, not by Centennial College.  In order to qualify for any external accreditations, designations, certifications or recognitions, students and graduates will need to follow the processes and meet the applicable requirements listed on the websites and in the materials of those external bodies.


  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
Academic Requirements
  • For applicants who are currently attending high school in Ontario your midterm and final grades will be transmitted automatically to the college.
Career Outlook

Build your portfolio to start a career in one of today’s leading business industries, operations management.