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Welcome to the Faculty of Business website! Here you can explore information about the different programs offered and the potential career opportunities available to you after completing your diploma.
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Accounting is often referred to as the universal language of business. Durham College’s Accounting – Business program is the next step towards a career in the field of accounting.
This unique pathway is available on a shared campus with exposure to college and university faculty, information and opportunities.
Used in business and non-business organizations, accounting involves measuring business activities; processing information into financial reports and statements; and communicating information to the appropriate decision-makers.
This program is designed for individuals who want to develop skills and knowledge appropriate for an entry-level position in a business setting. You will study: Accounting; Business communications; Human resource management; Marketing; Principles of a business organization; and Operations management.
Do you have a passion for the beauty industry and possess a creative, artistic spirit? The Cosmetic Techniques and Management program will prepare you to be a leader in the cosmetics, personal care and fragrance industries, giving you the competitive edge you need to launch a successful career.
This joint Durham College (DC) and Ontario Tech University (Ontario Tech) diploma-to-degree program will enable you to earn your college diploma and university degree in only four years.
Entrepreneurship and small business development are vital components to a successful economy. This program will provide you with the skills required to start, grow and manage a small business including developing the personal skills needed for success as an entrepreneur.
This program will prepare students from a variety of backgrounds to successfully transition into the high-growth field of esports.
The Esthetician – Spa Management program allows students to gain skills required to build a career in the high-demand spa and wellness industry.
The Finance – Business program will provide students with the skills and training required to work in a variety of areas within financial services including, firms dealing with pension plans, scholarships, educational savings plans, and investments funds.
Are you a pro at managing money with an added interest in stocks, bonds, investing and financial planning? Have you considered getting paid to help others manage their financial portfolios?
HR professionals work in partnership with business managers to take care of a company’s largest asset – its people.
Human resources (HR) professionals work in partnership with business managers to take care of the company’s largest asset – its employees.
From recruitment and selection to training and development, a career in human resources (HR) requires a focus on both strategy and people.
Advances in information and communications technologies are enabling increased global trade and production resulting in a demand for professionals uniquely trained in international business.
With the help of research data and a solid understanding of consumer behaviour, marketers get involved at the design stage to ensure products being developed are geared to the intended target market(s).
Marketing is responsible for the core business strategy and combines an understanding of how consumers behave with research data to develop meaningful long-term relationships with customers.
In this program, students differentiate themselves by taking their marketing skills to the next level.
You will learn the basic skills required for an entry-level administrative position including: Accounting, Communications, Electronic transcription, Office procedures, Spreadsheets, and Word processing. You must achieve a minimum keyboarding speed of 30 net words per minute in order to graduate.
Health offices are increasingly complex, driven by technology and requiring strong administrators at the helm.
Executive assistants are administrative professionals who contribute to the effectiveness of an office in an important way.
Project management professionals have the knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to successfully manage projects for a wide range of industries.
Recreation and leisure professionals provide healthy, well-rounded lifestyle opportunities for community members to connect, play, and grow.
This program provides the fundamental business skills and understanding to work in the sport industry. Through hands-on experiential learning opportunities and the ability to network with industry leaders, graduates will prepare for a variety of careers working with professional sport teams, amateur sport organizations, community sport associations, sporting goods...
Designed for students with previous post-secondary education, this program is a fast-track to the sport industry. Sport business management is recognized as a distinct enterprise that requires specific skills, knowledge, attitudes and experience.
With a unique combination of business skills and a solid understanding of the sport industry, sport managers oversee professional and amateur athletes and teams; co-ordinate sporting events; and work behind the scenes at some of the biggest sporting venues in the world.
Regardless of industry, supply chain and operations management is at the heart of every business, which is why the skills developed in this program are in such high demand.
For students who want the best of both worlds, this joint Durham College and Ontario Tech University (Ontario Tech) diploma-to-degree program will enable you to earn your diploma and degree in only four years.
Crossing borders and spanning oceans, supply chain is a global industry that provides endless opportunities for skilled professionals who can plan, control, execute and optimize a product’s flow from point of origin to point of consumption in the most economical way possible. Each major phase of a product’s movement...