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Embark on a career in organizational management and leadership

Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Management and Leadership) Honours Bachelor Degree program

Passionate about becoming a leader? Get a business degree close to home. Online and part-time options and great careers! Advanced standing for business diploma graduates.

Program code BBML
Duration 4 Years
Credential Honours Bachelor Degree
Delivery Full-time +
Part-time

Program information

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.

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2022 Barrie

Tuition and fees

Work-integrated learning

This program includes a co-op work term component where you will gain practical, on-the-job experience in your field.

What are the admission requirements for the Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Management and Leadership) program?

Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Management and Leadership) 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.

Degree Completion For Graduates Of 2-Year Business-General College Diploma Program from any recognized public Ontario College with a GPA of 70 Per Cent (B-) Or Higher do not require the 12U English and Mathematics admissions criteria. 

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 enrolment 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 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.

What career paths can I take in management and leadership?

Your Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Management and Leadership) degree gives you many 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.

Flex MORE. Study Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Management and Leadership) part-time

Benefits of studying part-time:

Pathways

Transfer options

Graduates of a two-year general business postsecondary program, such as the Business or Business (co-op) programs at Georgian, with a minimum GPA of 70 per cent can receive up to 17 credits towards the Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Management and Leadership) program at Georgian College.

For more information on how you can use your credits to further your education, visit the Credit Transfer Centre webpage.

What courses are included in the Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Management and Leadership) degree program?

Course overview

27 Core Courses
2 Non-Core Course
5 Elective Core Courses
6 Elective Non-Core Courses
2 Co-op Work Terms

Program-specific courses

Semester 1 courses are listed below. For a full list of courses in the program including course descriptions, view the Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Management and Leadership) program outline.

  • ACTG 1000 – Introduction to Accounting
  • MNGM 1000 – Leadership Models and Theories
  • MNGM 1001 – Management Principles
  • MRKT 1000 – Introduction to Marketing
  • INTS 1002 – Introduction to Multidisciplinary Research

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