Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Management and Leadership) If you're passionate about becoming a leader, then this is the program for you. Online and part-time options. Great careers!

General information

Program code
8 Semesters, plus 2 work terms (4 Years)
Honours Bachelor Degree
Work integrated learning
2 Co-op Work Terms
Full-time + Part-time

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2019 Barrie

Program description

Students are provided a degree-level education in business with a special focus on management and leadership. Students explore current issues, trends and technologies preparing them to adopt innovative approaches to evolving management and leadership issues. Entrepreneurship is a Georgian College signature learning experience, and a number of core and optional courses focused on entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship are offered. Interactive curriculum delivery in this program promotes critical thinking and problem solving. A strategically sequential co-op structure serves to maximize the link between theory and practice.

Transfer options

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Career opportunities

Graduates are expected to accept leadership responsibility at a high level, think critically and innovatively, synthesize their learning to solve complex management problems, and apply these attributes to their professional development as dynamic managers and leaders who excel in a wide range of business settings. Graduates will emerge with competency in generating and interpreting numerical or statistical information; skills in analyzing, synthesizing and evaluating complex material; problem solving and critical thinking processes; and negotiation, leadership, and management skills.

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • minimum overall average of 65 per cent
  • six Grade 12 U or M level courses
  • Grade 12 English U
  • Grade 12 U level Mathematics.

Mature applicants may also be considered for admission to this program providing their previous school performance and/or recent work record suggests a strong possibility of academic success. In order to qualify, applicants must be 19 years of age by December 31 of the year of admission and must have been away from formal education for at least one year immediately prior to beginning studies. Mature applicants must meet subject prerequisites prior to registration.

Applicants should be aware that first-year enrollment is limited; satisfying minimum entrance requirements does not guarantee admission.

Selection Process

Selection is based on academic grades and subject prerequisites; applicants must meet minimum averages to receive final acceptance.

Admission details

This college has been granted consent by the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities to offer this applied degree for a seven-year term starting January 21, 2015. The college shall ensure that all students admitted to the program during the period of consent will have the opportunity to complete the program within a reasonable time frame.

Non-core courses are required in all degree programs to meet the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities benchmark for depth and breadth in degree-level learning. These courses are designed to give students the tools to develop interdisciplinary perspectives that inform their approach to their own discipline, their continued education and their life outside work.

Students are required to take: at least one first year interdisciplinary course (INTS1xxx); two introductory courses in their choice of disciplines outside their main field of study, which may include psychology (PSYC 1000 or PSYC 1001), social science (SOCI 1000), humanities (HUMA 1012), or science (SCEN 1000); one advanced course in a discipline (ex. PSYC3xxx, SOSC3xxx, HUMA3xxx), and; one upper level interdisciplinary course (INTS4xxx). These courses and any remaining non-core course requirements to be selected from the program list.


  • ACTG 1000 - Introduction to Accounting (ODE) (Semester 1)
  • MNGM 1000 - Leadership (Semester 1)
  • MNGM 1001 - Management Principles (Semester 1)
  • MRKT 1000 - Introduction to Marketing (Semester 1)
  • INTS 1002 - Introduction to Multidisciplinary Research (Semester 1)
  • BSNS 1001 - Business Law (Semester 2)
  • BSNS 1002 - The Internet Economy (Semester 2)
  • ECNM 1000 - Microeconomics (Semester 2)
  • MNGM 2001 - Project Management (Semester 2)
  • INTS 1007 - Interdisciplinary Modes of Communication (Semester 2)
  • BSNS 2004 - Organizational Behaviour (Semester 3)
  • BSNS 2005 - International Business (Semester 3)
  • ECNM 1001 - Macroeconomics (Semester 3)
  • Elective Core Courses (Semester 3)
  • Select 1 course from the elective core courses list available during registration. (Semester 3)
  • Elective Non~Core Courses (Semester 3)
  • ACTG 2002 - Management Accounting (ODE) (Semester 4)
  • BSNS 2001 - Ethics for Business (Semester 4)
  • MATS 2000 - Business Mathematics (Semester 4)
  • Elective Core Courses (Semester 4)
  • Select 1 course from the elective core courses list available during registration. (Semester 4)
  • Elective Non~Core Courses (Semester 4)
  • FINC 3003 - Corporate Finance (Semester 5)
  • MNGM 4001 - Inspiring People for / to Exceptional Performance (Semester 5)
  • STAS 3000 - Introduction to Statistical Analysis (Semester 5)
  • Elective Core Courses (Semester 5)
  • Select 1 course from the elective core courses list available during registration. (Semester 5)
  • Elective Non~Core Courses (Semester 5)
  • BSNS 3000 - Entrepreneurship and the Business Plan (Semester 6)
  • HRMG 4000 - Human Resource Management (Semester 6)
  • MNGM 4002 - Operations Management (Semester 6)
  • Elective Core Courses (Semester 6)
  • Select 1 course from the elective core courses list available during registration. (Semester 6)
  • Elective Non~Core Courses (Semester 6)
  • MNGM 4000 - Strategic Management (Semester 7)
  • MNGM 4004 - Governance and Leadership (Semester 7)
  • MNGM 4006 - Management Information Systems (Semester 7)
  • MNGM 4007 - Topics in Leadership (Semester 7)
  • Elective Non~Core Courses (Semester 7)
  • BSNS 4006 - Dispute Resolution for Leaders (Semester 8)
  • BSNS 4007 - Change Leadership (Semester 8)
  • MNGM 4005 - Management and Leadership Project (Semester 8)
  • Elective Non~Core Courses (Semester 8)
  • Elective Core Courses (Semester 8)
  • Select 1 course from the elective core courses list available during registration. (Semester 8)
  • COOP 1038 - Bachelor of Business Administration (Management and Leadership) Work Term 1 (occurs after Semester 3) (Semester 8)
  • COOP 2032 - Bachelor of Business Administration (Management and Leadership) Work Term 2 (occurs after Semester 4) (Semester 8)