Automotive Business School of Canada offers two unique automotive business programs. All programs include mandatory paid co-op work terms in the automotive industry.
Automotive Business – 2 year diploma
The Automotive Business program prepares individuals to assume positions in dealerships, in the aftermarket and in various other sectors of the automotive industry. Students are also exposed to opportunities to become entrepreneurs in the automotive industry. The program includes introductory business courses and courses that explore various facets of the automotive industry. The co-operative work experience is a vital component of the program allowing students to confirm their career choice and to develop a network to establish their career path. Graduates of the program will have the skills, knowledge and experience to assume a position in a broad range of organizations within the automotive industry.
- OSS or equivalent
- Six Grade 12 C or M level courses with a minimum overall average of at least 60%
- Grade 12 English (C) or (U) (ENG4C, ENG4U)
- Any grade 11 or 12 College Mathematics (MBF3C, MAP4C or MCT4C), or any Grade 11 or 12 University Mathematics
- Applicants who are 19 years of age or over by the first day of classes, and who lack the academic admission qualifications, may be considered for entrance as mature students. Each applicant will be considered on an individual basis and acceptance will be determined by counselling, Communication Placement Assessment, previous post-secondary education and evaluation of work experience.
- Mature applicants must meet all program specific prerequisites. Those applying as mature students and having no documentation of Grade 12 education must supply, if requested, proof of age, such as a copy of an official birth certificate or driver’s license.
To view the Program Outline click on the link below.
Un étudiant francophone estdirectement admissible au programme entièrement anglais du diplôme de 2 ans avec stages : Automotive Business si l’étudiant appliquant satisfait aux conditions d’admission du niveau requis de Mathématiques (en français ou en anglais) et se trouve dans l’une des situations suivantes:
- l’étudiant possède un diplôme de secondaire cinq et a obtenu une note de passage aux cours d’anglais de niveau supérieur (cours de codes 500)
- l’étudiant a passé (ou écrira avant la session d’’automne 2011) le test de communication anglaise CPA du Georgian College et a obtenu (ou obtiendra avant la session d’automne 2011) un score de 80 ou plus pour la section Reading Comprehension du test CPA et un score de 53 ou plus pour la section Sentence Skillsdu test CPA
- l’étudiant a passé le test TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language dans un centre de tests du Québec (ou ailleurs) et a obtenu un score de 80 ou plus
- l’étudiant a passé le test IELTS International English Language Testing Service dans un centre de tests du Québec (ou ailleurs) et a obtenu un score de 6.0 ou plus
- l’étudiant a passé le test TOEIC Test of English for International Communication dans un centre de tests du Québec (ou ailleurs) et a obtenu un score de 800 ou plus
- l’étudiant a suivi une session académique de 4 mois dans le programme offert par GeorgianCollege: EAP niveau 4 : English for Academic Purposes level 4 avec une note moyenne de 60% ou plus
Notez finalement les précisions suivantes concernant la dernière condition d’admission décrite ci-dessus : si vous ne vous êtes pas qualifié directement pour le programme Automotive Business » en raison d’un niveau insuffisant d’anglais mais que vous avez le niveau requis de Mathématiques, nous vous invitons à vous inscrire au programme de Georgian College : EAP English for Academic Purposes niveau 4 pour la session d’automne 2011. Vous êtes admissible à ce programme si vous avez écrit un test de placement pour communication anglaise dans un centre de tests du Québec (ou ailleurs) et que votre résultat est l’un des suivants:
- un score global de 70 ou plus au test: TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language
- un score global de 5.5 ou plus au test: IELTS International English Language Testing Service
- un score de 600 ou plus au test: TOEIC Test of English for International Communication
Bachelor of Business – Automotive Management
This eight-semester, four-year co-op degree program provides students with a degree-level education in business management with an applied focus for the automotive industry. The program consists of a broad range of automotive, business and liberal arts courses. Emphasis is placed on developing students’ critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills. Classes often include prominent industry representatives as guest speakers. Labs are a substantial part of the program and the annual Georgian College Auto Show is the first hands-on lab for students in September. Students learn industry required skills and knowledge from professors with top academic qualifications, significant industry experience, industry connections and professional designations. This automotive management degree prepares graduates for employment in this industry without limiting their ability to pursue graduate-level studies.
• OSSD or equivalent
• Six Grade 12 U or M-level courses with a minimum overall average of 65 per cent
• Grade 12 U English (ENG4U) • any Grade 12 U Math
• Students presenting equivalent qualifications will also be considered for admission.
• All out-of-province applicants and international applicants will be considered on an individual basis.
• Students presenting credits for exemption will be considered on an individual basis.
To view the Program Outline click on the link below.
Canadian Institute of Management “National Accreditation”
As of September 1, 2010, the Automotive Management degree program is Nationally Accredited by the Canadian Institute of Management. Students graduating from a CIM Nationally Accredited program will have met all the requirements for the Certified in Management (C.I.M.) professional designation once they have completed two years of verifiable managerial work experience and made appropriate application to the Canadian Institute of Management.
What is an articulation agreement?
Are you interested in a degree after you earn your diploma? Would you like to continue your education in Canada or abroad? Articulation agreements provide endless study opportunities after graduating from Georgian. Currently, several of our graduates are completing degree studies at universities in Canada and around the world. Simply put, articulation agreements specify the number of transfer credits and approximate length of time required to finish a degree at various universities.
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Certificate of Achievement – Automotive Studies – Sales Leadership
This certificate is for individuals who are either already in the automotive industry and are looking to upgrade their skills, or for those who aspire to begin their career in the automotive profession. These part-time credit courses will be offered starting on-line September 2011 offering using top-quality industry experts and instructors. This flexible delivery method enables students to maintain their jobs, stay at home and receive academic credit for the course completed. Courses may be taken individually or as part of the Certificate program. Successful completion of six (6) courses is required to qualify for a Certificate of Achievement.
The six course certificate will provide students with a broad understanding of the sales function within an automotive business, which may assist them in assuming a leadership role. Students will learn the importance of customer relationship management, legal and ethical considerations specific to the automotive environment, business office functions, leasing, and general principles of marketing, advertising and decision making.
We can customize our courses to meet your specific needs, on-line or in-class.
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Applicants who are 19 years of age or older by the first day of classes and who lack the academic entrance requirements may be considered for admission as a mature applicant. Applicants will be admitted on probation and will be required to achieve a weighted average of 60% or better after completing six courses.