Location
Start Dates

  • August 30 2018
  • January 07 2019
Course Delivery

  • In Class

Program Description

Join us for engaging, hands-on courses where you will learn the high school math and communication skills that you need to succeed.

With a small group of classmates in a face-to-face program, you’ll be taking upgrading courses that have been specifically designed to help you start thinking like a business student. At the same time, you will take a post-secondary course for credit in your chosen business diploma or certificate program. In this advanced-credit course, you will interact with current Chiu School of Business students, meet business instructors and get a head start on the business knowledge and skills you need.

This pathway can connect you to any of the following Chiu School of Business programs: Business Administration Certificate or Diploma programs, Health Administration Certificate programs, the Administrative Professional Certificate, or the Legal Assistant Diploma.

Alberta Works funding is available to eligible learners.

 

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Prospective Student Centre

Room S1111, South Campus
345 - 6 Avenue SE
403-410-1402
Toll-free: 1-866-428-2669
info@bowvalleycollege.ca


Admission Requirements

Academic requirements

  • Credit in English Language Arts 20-1 or 65% in English Language Arts 20-2
  • 65% in Math 10C  

Or

  • Successful completion of the General Educational Development (GED) test with a standard score of 500 in Language Arts: Reading and Writing and a standard score of 480 in Math.

Or

Note: Non-Canadian transcript holders must write the placement test.

English language proficiency requirements

In addition to the academic requirements listed above, applicants whose first language is not English would need to meet one of the following English language proficiency requirements:

  • IELTS Academic - 6 with a minimum band score of 5.5
  • TOEFL - 83
  • Academic English 2 (Bow Valley College course) with a minimum of Grade B-
  • CLB (Canadian Language Benchmarks) - 8 in each strand 
Prospective Student Centre

Room S1111, South Campus
345 - 6 Avenue SE
403-410-1402
Toll-free: 1-866-428-2669
info@bowvalleycollege.ca

Course Listing


Term 1

Required courses

This course provides learners with an introduction to communication in the workplace with an emphasis on written communication. Learners will be provided with the opportunity to practice and develop their skills-with a focus on purpose, tone, and audience-through the use of authentic resources and situations found in the workplace.

Course Delivery:
In Class Classes meet for lectures, labs, or seminars at scheduled times at one of Bow Valley College's campuses.

Online Learning and Business Applications is a blended course that will prepare learners to be successful in an online learning environment. The Online Learning component will be presented through an online delivery mode. The Business Applications component will introduce learners to using Microsoft Office programs Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to create business documents and present information in a workplace environment.

Course Delivery:
In Class Classes meet for lectures, labs, or seminars at scheduled times at one of Bow Valley College's campuses.

This course will ensure successful students will demonstrate number sense by competently performing, interpreting, and communicating foundational business mathematics.

Course Delivery:
In Class Classes meet for lectures, labs, or seminars at scheduled times at one of Bow Valley College's campuses.

This course provides learners with an overview of business in a Canadian context through the development of research, presentation, and teamwork skills. Learners will be introduced to and practice research skills including using library databases, and proper use and purpose of citation. Learners will have the opportunity to practice communication skills through the use of authentic resources and situations found in the work place.

Course Delivery:
In Class Classes meet for lectures, labs, or seminars at scheduled times at one of Bow Valley College's campuses.

Advanced credit for one of the following courses(may be available online only)

This course focuses on records management and organizational structure in the Canadian office setting. Learners explore strategies for adapting to the office culture with emphasis on professional work relationships, understanding employer expectations and managing time effectively in the workplace.

Course Delivery:
Any-time Online Use the provided course materials and progress at your own pace at home. Support is available via telephone and email. In Class Classes meet for lectures, labs, or seminars at scheduled times at one of Bow Valley College's campuses.

Learners examine interdisciplinary roles and responsibilities needed to be successful in an administrative support role within healthcare. Through an exploration of wellness, time management, communication, and diversity, learners apply strategies to enhance personal attributes and interpersonal relationships in the workplace.

Course Delivery:
Any-time Online Use the provided course materials and progress at your own pace at home. Support is available via telephone and email.

This course provides a summary of the fundamental aspects of the Canadian legal system, and the role of legal assistants in that system. Principles of tort, contract, and employment law are also introduced.

Course Delivery:
Any-time Online Use the provided course materials and progress at your own pace at home. Support is available via telephone and email. In Class Classes meet for lectures, labs, or seminars at scheduled times at one of Bow Valley College's campuses.

This course introduces learners to the multifaceted roles of managers within an organization through theory and practical application. While analyzing and critically reflecting on the functions of management, learners have the opportunity to connect key concepts with their own professional practice. Topics such as strategic planning, organizational structure and design, leadership, motivation, controls, and team dynamics are examined.
Prerequisite: None

Course Delivery:
Any-time Online Use the provided course materials and progress at your own pace at home. Support is available via telephone and email.

Learners are introduced to concepts aimed at providing a solid foundation of marketing principles and the role marketing plays in business. Emphasizing a holistic approach, learners have the opportunity to analyze and apply the marketing mix. Key concepts include product, price, placement, and promotion (4Ps), the Integrated Marketing Communications Mix (IMC), market research, and consumer behaviour.

Course Delivery:
In Class Classes meet for lectures, labs, or seminars at scheduled times at one of Bow Valley College's campuses. Any-time Online Use the provided course materials and progress at your own pace at home. Support is available via telephone and email.
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