Business Administration Certificate

Faculty of Business & Professional Studies
School of Business

Credential
Certificate

Program Highlights

The Business Administration Certificate Program teaches students basic management skills that have practical value in a wide variety of jobs.

The program requires successful completion of one required business course, two specialty business courses and a choice of three business elective courses (three-credits each) chosen from the School of Business course offerings.

Credit from the certificate program can ladder into the Business Administration Diploma and/or the Bachelor of Business Administration.

Intakes

CampusTermsFull/Part Time
North VancouverFallBoth
North VancouverSpringBoth
North VancouverSummerBoth
Sunshine CoastFallPart-Time
Sunshine CoastSpringPart-Time

Tuition and Fees Per Year

Domestic Students
Year Tuition Fees Total
Year 1$2,345 $1,104 $3,448
Total$2,345 $1,104 $3,448

Note: Fees are subject to change. Some programs have fees for supplies and equipment that aren’t included in the estimate. To get an idea of what you’ll pay to study at CapU, try out our Tuition & Fees Estimator.

Program Requirements

Required Courses

Total credits: 6.00

Required
BADM 101Management3.00 credits
Choose 3.00 credits from the following list
CMNS 152Business Communications Basics3.00 credits
ENGL 100University Writing Strategies3.00 credits

 

Required Specialty Courses

Total credits: 6.00

Choose 6.00 credits from the following list
BADM 102Quantitative Methods3.00 credits
BADM 106Organizational Behaviour3.00 credits
BADM 107Business Law I3.00 credits
BADM 268Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management3.00 credits
BMKT 161Marketing3.00 credits
BFIN 141Introductory Accounting I3.00 credits
BFIN 142Financial Accounting I3.00 credits
BFIN 193Compressed Introductory Financial Accounting3.00 credits
BFIN 241Finance for Managers3.00 credits
BFIN 244Managerial Accounting3.00 credits
BFIN 246Financial Accounting II3.00 credits
BFIN 249Accounting Microcomputer Applications3.00 credits
BFIN 286Personal Financial Planning3.00 credits
BFIN 331Assurance & Auditing I3.00 credits
BFIN 341Cost Accounting I3.00 credits
BFIN 342Cost Accounting II3.00 credits
BFIN 347Financial Accounting III3.00 credits
BFIN 348Accounting Information Systems3.00 credits
BFIN 350Advanced Financial Management3.00 credits
BFIN 351Taxation I3.00 credits
BFIN 353International Finance3.00 credits
BFIN 386Risk Management and Insurance3.00 credits
BFIN 391Contemporary Issues in Finance and Investment3.00 credits
BFIN 411Advanced Financial Accounting3.00 credits
BFIN 412Assurance & Auditing II3.00 credits
BFIN 431Advanced Management Accounting3.00 credits
BFIN 441Investment Strategies3.00 credits
BFIN 451Taxation II3.00 credits
BFIN 486Retirement and Estate Planning3.00 credits

 

Business Electives

Total credits: 6.00

Choose 6.00 credits from the following list

Business Elective - A course at the 100, 200, or 300-level from the prefixes below, or RMCP 172 & 173, or RMCP 181.

RMCP 181Strategic Retail Buying3.00 credits
BADM 101Management3.00 credits
BADM 102Quantitative Methods3.00 credits
BADM 103Supervisory Skills3.00 credits
BADM 106Organizational Behaviour3.00 credits
BADM 107Business Law I3.00 credits
BADM 201Business Information Systems3.00 credits
BADM 202People Management3.00 credits
BADM 203Introduction to Strategic Management Concepts3.00 credits
BADM 204Introduction to Strategic Management3.00 credits
BADM 206Directed Study I3.00 credits
BADM 207Employment Law for Business3.00 credits
BADM 210Business Statistics3.00 credits
BADM 218Leadership in Teams3.00 credits
BADM 268Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management3.00 credits
BADM 270Business Administration Current Issues I3.00 credits
BADM 274Business Administration Special Topics I3.00 credits
BADM 301Operations Management3.00 credits
BADM 302Human Resource Management3.00 credits
BADM 303Industrial Relations3.00 credits
BADM 305Leadership3.00 credits
BADM 306Directed Study II3.00 credits
BADM 307Advanced Business Law II3.00 credits
BADM 310Quantitative Methods III3.00 credits
BADM 318Project Management3.00 credits
BADM 320Special Topics in Business Administration I3.00 credits
BADM 321Special Topics in Business Administration II3.00 credits
BADM 322Current Issues in Business Administration I3.00 credits
BADM 323Current Issues in Business Administration II3.00 credits
BADM 324Current Issues in Business Administration III3.00 credits
BADM 325Special Topics in Business Administration III3.00 credits
BADM 329Performance Management3.00 credits
BADM 332Managing Not-for-Profit Organizations & Social Enterprises3.00 credits
BADM 335Workplace Learning, Development and Design3.00 credits
BADM 382Case Analysis and Decision Making in Human Resources Management3.00 credits
BADM 406Directed Study III3.00 credits
BADM 460Business and Society3.00 credits
BADM 465Management Decision Making3.00 credits
BADM 466Managing Change3.00 credits
BADM 469Applied Understanding of Indigenous Entrepreneurship3.00 credits
BADM 470Business Policy and Strategy3.00 credits
BADM 475Negotiation Skills3.00 credits
BFIN 141Introductory Accounting I3.00 credits
BFIN 142Financial Accounting I3.00 credits
BFIN 193Compressed Introductory Financial Accounting3.00 credits
BFIN 241Finance for Managers3.00 credits
BFIN 244Managerial Accounting3.00 credits
BFIN 246Financial Accounting II3.00 credits
BFIN 249Accounting Microcomputer Applications3.00 credits
BFIN 286Personal Financial Planning3.00 credits
BFIN 331Assurance & Auditing I3.00 credits
BFIN 341Cost Accounting I3.00 credits
BFIN 342Cost Accounting II3.00 credits
BFIN 347Financial Accounting III3.00 credits
BFIN 348Accounting Information Systems3.00 credits
BFIN 350Advanced Financial Management3.00 credits
BFIN 351Taxation I3.00 credits
BFIN 353International Finance3.00 credits
BFIN 386Risk Management and Insurance3.00 credits
BFIN 391Contemporary Issues in Finance and Investment3.00 credits
BFIN 411Advanced Financial Accounting3.00 credits
BFIN 412Assurance & Auditing II3.00 credits
BFIN 431Advanced Management Accounting3.00 credits
BFIN 441Investment Strategies3.00 credits
BFIN 451Taxation II3.00 credits
BFIN 486Retirement and Estate Planning3.00 credits
BMKT 161Marketing3.00 credits
BMKT 260Social Media Marketing3.00 credits
BMKT 261Advertising3.00 credits
BMKT 262Event Marketing3.00 credits
BMKT 263Professional Selling Skills3.00 credits
BMKT 315e-Business Analysis and Administration3.00 credits
BMKT 316Branding and Innovation3.00 credits
BMKT 317Introduction to Mobile App Marketing & Commercialization3.00 credits
BMKT 360Marketing Research3.00 credits
BMKT 364Consumer Behaviour3.00 credits
BMKT 365Marketing Strategies and Decisions3.00 credits
BMKT 366Professional Sales and Management3.00 credits
BMKT 367Promotion Strategy and Analysis3.00 credits
BMKT 369Digital Marketing3.00 credits
BMKT 370Social Media Marketing3.00 credits
BMKT 401Applied Marketing Methods3.00 credits
BMKT 405Marketing Projects in Industry3.00 credits
BMKT 408Product Development3.00 credits

 

Total program credits: 18.00

Program Notes

Students cannot receive credit for BFIN 141 or BFIN 142 and also get credit for BFIN 193 towards this credential. Students may get credit for only one of BFIN 244 or BFIN 341 towards this credential.

Important Dates

Application Dates

Sep 5, 2017 - Sep 4, 2018

Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts

Jul 9, 2018

Fee Payment Deadline

Aug 27, 2018  4 p.m.

Application Dates

Jan 2, 2018 - Dec 4, 2018

Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts

Nov 13, 2018

Fee Payment Deadline

Dec 18, 2018  4 p.m.

Application Dates

May 1, 2018 - May 7, 2019

Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts

Mar 4, 2019

Fee Payment Deadline

May 1, 2019  4 p.m.

Application Dates

Sep 4, 2018 - Aug 6, 2019

Note: Dates are subject to change.

Admission Requirements

BC Secondary School graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent; or Mature Student status

Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.


For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University 2018-2019 Calendar (pdf).

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604 984 4900
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