Business Administration Diploma with Co-op

The 96-week Business Administration Diploma with Co-op program is designed to prepare students for a managerial or administrative position in the field of retail, finance, marketing, and more.

This Business Administration Diploma program offers a solid foundation in various business administration functions: management, accounting, marketing, communication, and organizational behavior. Furthermore, specialization options in finance, investments, strategic management, and international business and economics are available to students.
In addition to lecture learning, this program also offers 48 weeks of Co-op work experience where students can apply there in class learnings into real-world practices. The co-op work experience is an excellent opportunity for students to gain valuable work experience in Canada.

Program Length

96 weeks

* Lecture Length: 48 Weeks  + Paid Co-op Work Experience:  48 Week    Total: 2 Years (96 Weeks)

Academic Admission Requirement


English Admission Requirement

Completion of an approved English test, successful assessment by Create Career College (CCC), or completion of the CCC’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course.

TOEFL iBT a minimum score of 60 or IELTS academic a minimum score of 4.5

Successful completion of Grade 12 from a Canadian High School or equivalent

A score of 60% on the Create Career College English Placement Test

Completion of Create Career College’s English as Academic Purposes (EAP) EAP is a prerequisite language program designed for international students who want to enroll in academic or vocational courses at CCC or Lakeland College in Alberta

Business Administration Diploma with Co-op Courses List

Managerial communication is designed to help students appreciate the importance of effective communication. The course focuses on written, verbal and nonverbal communication so that students are able to assess their audience, interpret body language and communicate interculturally. Students will enhance their written skills through writing business reports and various types of messages

This is a core courses of the business administration program. It gives students an overall view the theoretical and practical concepts of an organization’s management: planning, organization, leadership and control.

Managing people is one of the most important functions of a business. This course gives students the practical and effective methods for recruitment, training & measuring performance. Students learn how different organizations use different types of recruitment and performance management methods as well as employee retention strategies.

This introduction to Canadian business law focuses on writing contracts, what makes a contract valid and the legal responsibilities of a business. The course will also elaborate on different methods of establishing a business and legal issues related to employment.

Organizational behaviour is a core program in which students learn how to deal with people on a personal and organizational level. The course is structured to help students understand how personalities affect organizations and how organizational cultures are shaped. They learn about different leadership styles and self-improvement techniques.

Students learn how to build long-term profitable relationships with consumers. Students will be expected to complete a full market research for a potential product or service, select a pricing strategy and choose the best communication and delivery methods.

Students acquire hands on experience performing all aspects of an accounting cycle:  journalize transactions, create a trial balance, close accounts and create financial statements. This course is a prerequisite for the finance course.

Finance for managers is designed to help students make decisions based on financial statements using financial ratios, assessing organizational risks and evaluating opportunities. Students will learn concepts such as, valuation of financial securities and maximizing shareholder value.

In this advanced course, students build long-term business plans. Students will analyze cases and research and present concepts learned in class.

Managerial economics is a course designed to shape students thinking by incorporating internal and external economic factors. The course focuses on concepts such as supply and demand, production costs and market structures. Students study these theories and their application. Students will learn how to calculate start-up operational costs and profit margins.

The focus here is on investment strategies. Students will analyze stock markets, evaluate investment opportunities and learn how to manage an investment portfolio.

International Business Management introduces students to theories regarding international trade, methods for assessing the global environment, economics and political systems. Students will compare global market entry methods and types of direct foreign investment. Students will also receive tools to compare and measure different aspects of culture.

Here, international students learn how to get a job in Canada. The course covers topics such as résumé building, writing cover letters, interview techniques and career planning.

Start Dates

January 17, 2022

February 14, 2022

February 28, 2022

March 28, 2022

April 25, 2022

May 23, 2022

June 20, 2022

July 18, 2022

August 15, 2022

September 12, 2022

October 24, 2022

November 7, 2022

Class Schedule

Monday 1:30PM to 5:30PM

Tuesday 1:30PM to 5:30PM

Wednesday 1:30PM to 5:30PM

Thursday 1:30PM to 5:30PM

Friday 1:30PM to 5:30PM