Business Administration-DIPLOMA

The Diploma in Business Administration program has been approved by the Registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch(PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Government of British Columbia. The Diploma in Business Administration (DBA) provides knowledge, skills, and competencies to individuals who aspire to become an entrepreneur and administrative of business enterprises in all types of industries. The program emphasizes knowledge of Canadian business law, entrepreneurship, operation Management, human resources management, financial management, and international business.

Upon completion of this program, the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • An understanding of various forms of communication and social media and how they are used in a modern business setting
  • Knowledge of financial management strategies and financial decision-making tools
  • Proficiency in business ethics and social media for the purpose of fostering positive public relations
  • Ability to manage work projects and the corresponding workforce
  • Understanding of concepts involved in the development of marketing projects
  • A comprehensive knowledge of Canadian business law
  • Ability to create, manage and optimize human resource management functions such as job analysis, HR planning, recruitment, selection, orientation and training, career development, compensation and benefits, performance appraisal, health and safety, and labor
  • Understanding of concepts involved in the development of marketing projects


Business Administration – Diploma, Transcript and Letter of completion.


Graduates of the Business administration program will be prepared for employment in a variety of related occupations. These employment options may include but not be limited to;

  • NOC 1211- Supervisors, general office and administrative support workers
  • NOC 1122 – Professional occupations in business management consulting
  • NOC 1221 –Administrative Officer
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A student must be 19 years of age and must have completed grade 12 or a certificate in business or equivalent. International students are required to demonstrate proficiency in English by submitting Duo Lingo test scores with a minimum of 95% marks or its equivalent.


January, May, and September


This course is delivered in-class from our Richmond campus.


1280 Hours

  • In-class [Full-Time]: 20 hours of instruction per week, for a total of 64 weeks.


BA100: Business Communication [100 hours]

This course introduces students to the basic precepts of business communication including the three-step writing process, the role of electronic media in today’s business environment, techniques for composing positive, negative and persuasive messages and how to effectively create business letters, reports, and resumes

BA200: Canadian Business Law [140 hours]

The primary purpose of the course is to develop an understanding of the legal framework of Canadian business, the basic principles of law as they apply to business transactions, as they relate to legal processes, legal systems, agreements/ contracts, and the regulation of business.

BA300: Entrepreneurship [190 hours]

This course introduces students to the theory and practice of entrepreneurship in the context of self-employment, small business ownership, and business planning. Students will acquire a basic understanding of creating and running an independent business venture and the steps required for a successful start.

BA400: Human Resources Management [140 hours]

The course provides a comprehensive overview of the strategic importance of HR, highlighting the evolution of HR over the years, the advances in measuring HRM’s contribution to the bottom line, and HRM’s critical role in strategy implementation.

BA500: International Business [140 hours]

This course introduces students to the basic concepts of international business practice including the influence of cultural, ethical, the political economy of international trade, foreign investment, regional economic integration, the foreign exchange market, the global monetary system, and global marketing and development.

BA600: Operation Management [140 hours]

This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental concepts of production and operations management. Topics will include the basics of project management, inventory control, materials requirements planning, scheduling, and just-in-time operations.

BA700: Financial Management [140 hours]

This course is designed to introduce students to the rudiments of financial management. As an introduction to corporate finance, the student is given a thorough grounding in the concept of the time value of money; students are given an intensive exposure to the concept of discounted cash flows and its critical importance in valuation.

BA800: Fundamentals of Marketing [140 hours]

This course introduces students to the basic principles of marketing in the 21st century required for making strategic and effective management decisions. Students will learn how to integrate concepts related to the 4Ps of marketing in developing a strategic and effective marketing plan that incorporates product development, production, pricing, promotion and distribution strategies across traditional and social media markets.

BA900: Microeconomics [75 hours]

This course provides students with an introduction to the principles of microeconomics by examining the factors that influence consumer and producer behavior in an environment of scarcity. The nature of supply and demand, the manner in which markets function, and the forces that determine equilibrium in a market economy are introduced, as are the influences and the impacts of government intervention.

BA1000:  Macroeconomics [75 hours]

This course introduces the theory and principles of macroeconomics within a Canadian context. The underlying concepts and tools, the functions of economic systems, how gross domestic product is determined, the causes of economic growth, unemployment, inflation, the business cycle, and government monetary and fiscal policies that influence the performance of a countries economy and a robust global economy will be examined.