Business and Management

Office Administration - Executive
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General information

Program code
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Ontario College Diploma
Academic area

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2017 Barrie, Owen Sound
Winter 2018 Barrie

Program description

Students focus their learning on acquiring knowledge and skills in administrative-based courses by the use of diverse technology to be able to effectively perform in an executive environment. Students have the opportunity to develop supervisory, leadership, and training skills.

Students in all Office Administration streams enroll in a common first semester. As they gain experience and background, they have course selection options to complement prescribed office administration curriculum and further their interests, skills, and career goals.

Why study Office Administration - Executive at Georgian?

If you’re interested in a career in office administration and management, then this program is for you! In addition to developing expertise in those areas, you’ll have the opportunity to select business courses that will further your skills, abilities and interests while expanding your career options.

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) (ENG 4C, ENG 4U) Also recommended: any Grade 12 College Mathematics (MAP 4C or MCT 4C), or any Grade 12 University Mathematics.

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*
  • 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.


View the Office Admin - Executive articulations on the Credit Transfer Centre page.


Mandatory Courses

COMP1012 Introduction to Business Documentation
OFAD1001 Office Procedures and Strategies
COMP1013 Advanced Business Documentation
OFAD1003 Multi-Media Language Processing
COMP2026 Integrated Office Simulations
COMP2027 Computerized Administrative Simulations
COMP1048 Introduction to Keyboarding
OFAD1007 Computer Applications 1 for the Office
OFAD2014 Bookkeeping for the Office Professional
OFAD2015 Administrative Support and Records Management
COMP2100 Social Media and Web Management
OFAD2018 Project Management for the Office Professional
OFAD2019 Executive Office Procedures
OFAD2020 Executive Office Management
OFAD2021 Financial Management for the Executive Assistant
MATH1034 Office Math Applications
OFAD1020 Computer Applications 2 for the Office

Communications Courses

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

Optional Courses

General Education Courses

To be selected from College list

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