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Business Foundations

Business Foundations Certificate Of Achievement

What is Business Foundations?

The Business Foundations Program offers an alternative pathway to students considering a business, aviation management, or automotive marketing education at Georgian College. The Program provides students with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to support the academic success in Georgian's Business Diploma programs. Fundamental theories and skills will be explored in mathematics to prepare students for mathematically-related subjects in Georgian's Business Diploma Programs. In addition, students will be introduced to marketing, communications and a general education at the post-secondary level and essential introductory courses in the business, aviation or automotive programs.

Program Outline 2014-2015

Major:
BUSF
Length:
252 Hours
Effective Dates:
2014-2015
Delivery:
1 Semester
Credential:
Certificate of Achievement
Location:
Barrie
Start:

Winter - Barrie

Contact:
Bryan Hunt
Email:
Bryan.Hunt@GeorgianCollege.ca
Phone:
705-728-1968 ext. 1241

The Business Foundations Program offers an alternative pathway to students considering a business, aviation management, or automotive marketing education at Georgian College. The Program provides students with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to support the academic success in Georgian's Business Diploma programs. Fundamental theories and skills will be explored in mathematics to prepare students for mathematically-related subjects in Georgian's Business Diploma Programs. In addition, students will be introduced to marketing, communications and a general education at the post-secondary level and essential introductory courses in the business, aviation or automotive programs.

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • apply mathematical skills to business applications


  • communicate foundational knowledge in mathematics and business e.g., working in teams, critical thinking skills, problem solving abilities


  • employ a mixture of skills and abilities associated with marketing and other business related functions


  • discuss the historical, current and future trends in business, aviation, or automotive manufacturing and retailing


  • discuss the importance of, and need for programs to ensure, the protection and care of the environment.
Winter Intake - Barrie

Sem 1

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Winter

2015

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

- 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.

2 Mandatory Courses

1 Communications Course

2 Optional Courses

1 General Education Course

To graduate from this program, the passing weighted average for promotion through each semester, from year to year and to graduate is 60%. Additionally, a student must attain a minimum of 50% or a letter grade of P (Pass) or S (Satisfactory) in each course in each semester.

Mandatory Courses

MATH1014 Essential Mathematics for Business 1
MATH1015 Essential Mathematics for Business 2
Communications Course
To be selected at time of registration from the College list, as determined by testing.
Optional Courses

To be selected from College list
General Education Course
To be selected from College list

Please contact program coordinator when selecting options, optional courses can be applied to Automotive, Aviation, and Business programs however, not all courses are applicable to all programs.

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For inquiries please contact the appropriate person below.

Contact:
Bryan Hunt
Phone:
705-728-1968 ext. 1241

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