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Business Administration (GrDip)

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Graduate Diploma (GrDip)
Program type
Primary campus
Sir George Williams (SGW)
1 year
30 credits
Start term
Fall, Winter

Program overview

The Graduate Diploma in Business Administration concentrates on the primary functional areas of organizations and their interrelations. At the end of this diploma, students will not only have a solid understanding of the functional areas within an organization, but will also appreciate how those areas inter-relate. Graduate Diploma in Business Administration students are required to complete 10 courses.

By graduation, diploma students will have achieved a functional knowledge in the fundamental areas of business and be able to:

  • Identify, analyze, and propose solutions to issues within and between fundamental areas of business
  • Effectively communicate to and influence various stakeholders (management, colleagues, customers and investors)
  • Analyze industries, markets, and competitors toward the design of convincing competitive strategies

Program structure

Admission requirements

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.70 on a scale of 4.30, or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in English. Applicants whose primary language is not English must demonstrate that their knowledge of English is sufficient to pursue graduate studies in their chosen field. Please refer to the English language proficiency page for further information on requirements and exemptions.

Application process

Tuition & funding

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