Business Foundations

Program Details

  • Program Code:2122
  • School:The Business School
  • Credential:Certificate
  • Program Type:Post-secondary program
  • Program Length:1 year/ 2 semesters

Program Overview

Program Overview

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Our Business Foundations program is an alternate offering intended for students who have applied to enter a program at The Business School, but who may not currently meet the English communications admission requirements. If you are highly motivated to build on your existing English language skills and want to develop your understanding of Canadian business culture and practices, you will benefit from this Business Foundations program's inclusive learning environment and academic supports.

The program includes courses in:

  • Communications
  • Mathematics
  • Microsoft Office
  • Canadian and international business practices
  • Strategies for business success

Upon successful completion of the two-semester program, you will be eligible to transfer, with credits, to a diploma or advanced diploma business program at Centennial College.

Program Outline

Program Outline

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Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

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Program Highlights

  • Smaller class sizes allow for more individualized attention.
  • There is a carefully measured pace to the Business Foundations program delivery that ensures quality learning experiences.
  • The program places a strong emphasis on the use of English in a supportive environment.
  • Encouraging and experienced professors facilitate the courses.
  • Business Foundations courses cover a variety of business-focused subject matter, preparing you for a number of diploma programs.

Completion of the Business Foundations certificate program can help you earn up to six course credits that can be used towards required business courses in other Business School programs, depending on achieved grade levels.

Career Outlook

  • Preparation for a Business certificate program
  • Transfer to a Business diploma
  • Transfer to an advanced diploma Business program Articulation Agreements Successful completion of the Pre-Business/Business Foundations program
  • with submission of a signed transfer application by Week 3 of Semester 2 guarantees students entry of The Business School Diploma or Advanced Diploma program of their choice. This agreement is subject to space and program availability.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

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Academic Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature applicant status (19 years or older)

Note:

  • Applicants to Centennial College post-secondary programs in the School of Business with English Skills Assessment scores of 141 are offered this program as a foundation to their program of choice. Applicants with assessment scores lower than 141 must consult with a PASS Advisor at the Centre for Academic English.

Additional Requirements

  • Students will be placed in the appropriate English level based on skills assessment results. This may lead to additional courses and require extra time and fees.

How to Apply

How to Apply

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Applicants cannot apply directly to this program.

This program is an "Alternate Offer" for applicants who apply to but do not meet admission requirements for a Centennial College post-secondary Business program.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

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Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2017.

Student Tuition (2 Semesters) Incidental Fees Total
Canadian $2,935.50 $1,086.00 $4,021.50
International $13,283.00 $2,369.00 $15,652.00

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