Whether you plan on being a marketing guru, accounting whiz, supply chain professional, human resource generalist or communications expert, it all starts with the basics. We have a dedicated team of Full-time faculty that will lead you into your study of all aspects of business, help you develop your skills and assist you in exploring your options. In this program you will study accounting, business communications, human resources management, marketing principles of an organization and operations management so you can discover your perfect career fit. You can choose to graduate with a certificate in Business Fundamentals in as little as eight months or enter directly into the second year of all of our business diploma programs.
Courses and course descriptions are subject to change.
YEAR ONE FEES
Please note: fees are based on the 2018-2019 academic year and do not include textbooks. For more information please
Other fees to consider.
WHAT YOU COULD BE:
Human resources assistant
Where you could work:
Large and small businesses
Government ministries and agencies
Health care facilities
Program Transfer, Degree Completion And Additional Credentials
Upon successful completion of this program, you can opt to take one or two additional years in another Business program offered at Durham College in order to obtain a diploma or advanced diploma in Marketing, Accounting, Human Resources Management, Operations Management or Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management. Qualified graduates can then go on to take the Durham College Human Resources Management graduate certificate program or may be eligible to apply their academic credits toward further study through Durham College’s partnerships with many Canadian and international colleges and universities.
Please visit our pathways page to learn more about how you can transfer your credits towards a degree.
Minimum Recommended Hardware
Laptop: Personal computer (PC)
Operating System: Windows 7, 8, 8.1 or 10 (if available)
Processor: Intel Core i5 or better (Not AMD)
Memory: 4 GB of RAM (8 GB preferred)
Hard Drive: 250 GB or larger (Solid State Drive (SSD) preferred)
Warranty: 3 years parts and labour (On-site preferred)