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Business Administration Diploma Program in Edmonton, Alberta

Campbell College’s Business Administration Diploma Program in Edmonton provides a thorough grounding in functional issues in business administration management and is a qualification in its own right.

Business Administration Diploma Program Overview

The Campbell College’s Business Administration Diploma Program is a job ready qualification that prepares learners for work in a specific industry. This diploma program is designed to give you the knowledge and skills you will need to work in a business administration role and to develop your expertise in areas such as business communication, business accounting, human resource management, e-marketing, sales management & negotiation and many more.

In the Business Administration Diploma Program, you will:

  • Cover the principles of business administration
  • Learn the essentials of leadership and management, including managing personal and professional development.
  • Learn how to manage team performance and people within a business, a vital skill for anyone looking to climb the ladder.
  • Gain practical knowledge of how to carry out basic administrative tasks and progress towards high level support skills, such as employee recruitment and management essentials.

The qualification includes a wide range of units which cover everything needed to be a successful administrator within business.

Career Opportunities:

After successfully graduating from one of the best colleges in Edmonton, you can expect to pursue a career in the many office support positions available in either a large corporation or a small business!

Program Length

Format Monday to Friday
In class and Study Breaks 45 Weeks (20 hours per Week)
Work practicum 8 Weeks (40 hours per Week)
Total 53 weeks

How Do I Get Started?

We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your education, life, and work schedules.

Start Dates End Dates
July 6, 2020 July 9, 2021
September 7, 2020 September 10, 2021
Courses Covered
Course Duration : 60 hours
Course Description:

This course will introduce students to broad business concepts including different forms of businesses, how companies create value to generate revenue and profits, disruptive forces in business, the digital enterprise, basics of supply and demand, the definition of money, and the role of contemporary banking.

Course Duration : 60 hours
Course Description:

This course will provide hands-on training on how to efficiently use Microsoft Windows to run additional applications and manage files, folders, and other important resources. Completion of this training will result in knowledge and skills using Microsoft Office applications; Word, Excel, Outlook,and PowerPoint.

Course Duration : 60 hours
Course Description:

This course is designed to give students a comprehensive view of communication, its scope and importance in business, and the role of communication in establishing favorable external business/client relationships, as well as effective internal communications. The various types of business communication media are covered. This course also develops an awareness of the importance of succinct written expression to modern business communication.

Course Duration : 40 hours
Course Description:

This course will provide students with insight to the important challenges facing managers and employees in today’s business climate. Interesting case studies explore real companies and organizations in-depth and delve into some of today’s most effective, unique approaches in dealing with human rersource issues. This HRManagement course weaves together solid human resource principles, timely research, and recent events. Students will learn the importance and the process involved in building management skills, knowing employment law, and developing employee skills.

Course Duration : 40 hours
Course Description:

This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of customer service. Customer service is an integral part of doing business today, and customer service providers must have adequate preparation to interact effectively with today’s customers. Students will learn elements of the customer service process, how to understand and analyze current trends and customer excellence.

Course Duration : 20 hours
Course Description:

This course will help students move from “job seeker” to “job finder.” Students will learn effective strategiesand methods for finding, applying, interviewing, and getting the ideal job.

Course Duration : 40 hours
Course Description:

This course will introduce students to marketing concepts in the context of creating value and developing profitable customer relationships. Students will understand consumer needs and wants, deciding which target markets the organization can serve best, and developing a compelling value proposition by which the organization can attract, keep, and grow the number of targeted consumers. Students will experience marketing decisions by developing an original research proposal, devising a marketing strategy and evaluating the disruptions and their causes.

Course Duration : 60 hours
Course Description:

This course will introduce students to digital marketing principles. Digital marketing is an essential aspect of any business, as businesses are revolutionized due to internet technologies. Due to internet technologies, customers and businesses are always connected, customers are more informed, and businesses are collecting more and more information/data regarding customers. This course examines the various business models employed in e-marketing, and explores techniques and methodologies for conducting e-market research and developing competitive intelligence in an organization.

Course Duration : 80 hours
Course Description:

This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of the selling process, product strategy, customer strategy, relationship strategy, and ethics in selling. In sales-and-service focused economies, selling has become an integral part of the social environment and has coincided with another major revolution—the dramatic change in which people access information. The information age has transferred the power from sellers to customers. Todays customers can easily compare the offerings of different sellers through various online methods and choose those offerings that best suit their needs. Students will develop a sales strategy and will practice selling strategies through role-playing and in-class simulations. Students will also learn from real-world examples and the real selling video series and role-plays.

Course Duration : 60 hours
Course Description:

This course will introduce students to digital marketing principles. Digital marketing is an essential aspect of any business, as businesses are revolutionized due to internet technologies. Due to internet technologies, customers and businesses are always connected, customers are more informed, and businesses are collecting more and more information regarding customers. This course examines the various business models employed in e-marketing, and explores techniques and methodologies for conducting e-market research and developing competitive intelligence in an organization.

Course Duration : 40 hours
Course Description:

This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of competitive contracting and successful negotiations. Contract management is an essential task to enable businesses to improve efficiency and effectiveness. Students will learn elements of competitive contracting, factors affecting the contractual relationships, end of a contractual relationship, partnerships and intellectual property.

Course Duration : 40 hours
Course Description:

In the modern business environment, managers, employees, and consumers all need knowledge of and skill in business mathematics. For business students, it is very important to have practical knowledge of applying mathematical techniques to generate information and knowledge from the collected data.This course will help students increase their mathematics knowledge to develop the skills at applying this knowledge, and to introduce students to business application areas. Students will learn basic skills in mathematics and knowledge of the fundamentals of business practices and money management.

Course Duration : 40 hours
Course Description:

This course will introduce students to management principles. Understanding management principles is important to manage organizations efficiently and effectively. The principles enable managers to decide what should be done to accomplish given tasks and to handle situations which may arise in management. This course addresses themes and issues that are directly relevant to the current, fast-shifting business environment.

Course Duration : 80 hours
Course Description:

This course will equip students with the knowledge and skills to manage work projects efficiently and reach project goals successfully. Students will be exposed to project management phases (initiation, planning, performing and closing), budgeting, risk management, conflict management, team management, and ethical issues.

Course Duration : 80 hours
Course Description:

This course will introduce students to fundamental accounting concepts required to provide control, stability, and accountability to the company’s finances. Accounting is the backbone of a business. Students will understand the accounting role to track a company’s finances in the forms of credits, debits, and profitability to payroll and tax filing.

Course Duration : 20 hours
Course Description:

This course will introduce students to the legal principles relevant to business students. This course is not intended to provide legal advice. Students will be introduced to the legal system and processes in Canada, constitution and division of powers, alternative dispute resolutions, torts and professional liability.

Course Duration : 320 hours
Course Description:

Students will participate in a supervised, full-time practical placement in the area of business adminsitration they wish to gain work experience.The main objective is to enable the student to apply, in a work environment, the knowledge and technical skills that he or she has acquired throughout the in-class training, and gain valuable work references and experience needed to secure employment in a related business administration position.

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