Study Automotive Business part-time

Ontario College Diploma, Co-op

Accelerate your business education in the automotive industry. Unique co-op and networking opportunities. Excellent grad employment rates.

Please refer to the Automotive Business program page for all of the main details, including admissions requirements.

Program information

Program description

In this program, students are prepared for professional and essential support positions in the automotive industry by receiving a general business and specialized automotive education. Upon completion of the program, students have the skills, knowledge, and experience to build a career across a broad range of sectors in the automotive industry. Students have the opportunity to gain eight months of co-op work experience and are able to network with industry professionals to explore the various sectors within the industry.


Review program admission requirements and information about career opportunities.

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Course information

Course offerings and equivalents

Currently available courses are linked below. Please see our course listings of available General Education and Communications courses for this program.

Advertising Design
ADVE 1001
Applied Excel
ACCT 2012
Auto Event Planning
BUSI 2021
Business Ethics
ETHC 3002
Business Planning
ENTR 2000
Case Analysis and Presentations
MKTG 2036
Concepts of the Automotive Industry
AUTO 1018
Consumer Behaviour
BUSI 1002
Dealership Financial Statements
FNCE 2008
Dealership Management Service: Parts and Service
AUTO 2000
Entrepreneurship Opportunity Analysis
ENTR 1003
Global Marketing
MKTG 2002
Introduction to Advertising
ADVE 1004
Introduction to Automotive Technology
AUTO 1019
Introduction to Fixed Operations
AUTO 1009
Introduction to Fixed Operations with Dealership Management Systems
AUTO 2010
Introduction to Logistics
MKTG 2004
Introduction to the Canadian Automotive Aftermarket
AUTO 2002
Investments
BUSI 3006
Managerial Decision Making
MGMT 3001
Managing the Family Owned/Operated Business
ENTR 2006
Planning the Marketing Strategy
MKTG 1001
Professional Business Practices
BUSI 1011
Project Management
MGMT 2002
Retail Management
MGMT 1000
The Business of Esports
BUSI 2025
Transportation Ecology and Energy Systems
ENVR 2016

How to apply to the part-time Automotive Business diploma program

Apply online through ontariocolleges.ca

  1. Make sure you meet program admission requirements
  2. Complete an online application using the Ontario College Application Service (OCAS) using the part-time program code
  3. When registration opens,  select the course(s) from the program webpage course listing and follow the prompt steps to register and pay

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Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Finance and fees

Are part-time students eligible for the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)?Georgian College Chevron

As a part-time student, you may be eligible for OSAP funding, depending on the number of courses you take per semester.

For more information about OSAP, including eligibility requirements and how to apply, visit the OSAP/financial aid webpage.

What is the cost of the program?Georgian College Chevron

There is no program fee when studying part-time. As a part-time student, you can take one to three courses per semester, paying on a course-by-course basis.

For course fee information, select a course from the course information section of this page.

Online learning

What is an OntarioLearn (ODE) course?Georgian College Chevron

These courses are offered through OntarioLearn. Visit the OntarioLearn webpage to learn more.

OntarioLearn courses are set up as equivalents to the Georgian courses. You can choose to take the ODE courses or the Georgian courses.

When a Georgian course isn’t available to be delivered online, we’ve listed an OntarioLearn course in the delivery schedule. The majority of the Georgian courses have ODE equivalents set up. You can choose to take either course.

Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)

Can I transfer credits or prior life or work experience to fast track my studies?Georgian College Chevron

Previous postsecondary education: If you’ve completed courses, or some or all of a program, at another accredited postsecondary institution, you may be able to transfer all or some of your courses into a related program at Georgian.

Relevant work or life experience: If you have relevant work and/or life experience that relates to your program(s) of interest at Georgian, Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) is an academic credit option.

To learn more about transfer credit and PLAR, visit the Credit for Prior Learning webpage.

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