Business and Management


General information

Program code
2 Semesters (1 Year)
Ontario College Certificate
Academic area

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2017 Orangeville, South Georgian Bay
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Program outlines



Darlene Chapman
705.728.1968, ext. 5674
Email: Darlene Chapman


Lianne Smith-Stow
705.728.1968, ext. 5435
Email: Lianne Smith-Stow

South Georgian Bay

Kelly Brown
705.728.1968, ext. 2932
Email: Kelly Brown


Sandra Gallagher
705.728.1968, ext. 4811
Email: Sandra Gallagher

Program description

Students are provided with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform effectively in entry-level bookkeeping, accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll positions in business and industry. Students learn day-to-day operational bookkeeping and managerial accounting in a computerized business environment.

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)

Admission details

You must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to these programs:

Secondary school applicants:

  • OSS curriculum: OSSD or equivalent, with Grade 12 English (C) or (U) (ENG4C, ENG4U)

Non-Secondary school applicants (19 years or older):

  • Any credit Communication course taken at Georgian College
  • College preparatory programs including those taken at Georgian College: Business Foundations and General Arts and Science*
  • Equivalent courses in English taken through secondary school or Independent Learning Centres (at the general, advanced, college or university level)
  • Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) program with communications
  • Mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through most testing services)*
  • Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)
  • English, Literature or Communication credit courses from accredited colleges/universities

Home school applicants:

  • Applicants can write the mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through testing services)*

* available from Georgian College. For a complete listing please contact the Office of the Registrar.


Mandatory Courses

ACCT1000 Financial Accounting Principles 1
ACCT1001 Financial Accounting Principles 2
ACCT2003 Cost Accounting 1
COMP1003 Microcomputer Applications
FNCE2002 Taxation
BUSI1019 Payroll Administration
ENTR1002 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
OFAD2021 Financial Management for the Executive Assistant
MATH1002 Mathematics of Finance

Communications Courses

To be selected at time of registration from the College list, as determined by testing.

General Education Course

To be selected from College list

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