Diploma in Business Management with Co-Op

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Program Overview

The Business Management Diploma Program with Co-op is a program designed with the intent to introduce the students to the concepts of business management and give them an opportunity to have a hands-on experience of the business world by going to a co-op placement on completion of the theory portion of the program. This combination of theory and co-op will ensure the students acquire the required skills and knowledge to hold entry level and supervisory positions at various businesses.

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Business Management Diploma with Co-op offers 1,050 hours of paid co-op experience and has a 100% grad employment rate.

Job Opportunities

On completion of the program, the students will be able to attain positions like:

  • Supervisor
  • Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • Team Leader


Earn up to $29 per hour
All wages are taken from the Canada Job Bank

Program Admission Requirements

Grade 12 or Mature Student Status (19 years of age or more).  Students will need to submit proof of English Language Competency by any one of the following options:

Domestic Students:

  • Grade 10 English
  • English Language Proficiency Assessment Test conducted by the College

International Students:

  • IELTS: 5.5 or
  • TOEFL (paper): 550 or
  • TOEFL (CBT): 210 or
  • TOEFL (IBT): 79 or
  • Canadian Language Benchmark Test (CLB): 6
  • PTE Academic: 50 or
  • Cambridge: CAE or
  • Proof of any other English Language Assessment Test with an Equivalent Score
  • Has earned a Grade 12 graduation diploma from in a system in which English is the official language, or
  • Successfully completed a pre-Intermediate certificate from a Language Canada accredited school or
  • Successful completion of a three-credit academic English Course OR Equivalent from a Canadian accredited post-secondary institution with a minimum grade of C
  • Successfully complete the College’s English language proficiency assessment, or
  • Successful completion of the 24-week ESL program at the College

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, in lieu of limitation of English testing Centre services, WCC is temporarily accepting Duolingo score of 85 or above taken within the last 2 years.

Program Duration

Total 2290 hours (including 1050 Co-op hours)
104 weeks, 24 months

Course Outline

Course # Title of Course/Work Experience Component # of Hours
ACCT011 Accounting Principles 1 80
ACCT012 Accounting Principles 2 80
BUSM020 Management Fundamentals 80
ECON009 Principles of Economics 80
BUSM010 Business Communication 80
MATH015 Business Mathematics 80
STAT024 Business Statistics 80
BUSM230 Introduction to Business Finance 80
BUSM040 Business Law in Canada 80
BUSM070 Human Resource Management 80
BUSM022 Organizational Behaviour 80
BUSM028 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management 80
BUSM050 Principles of Marketing 80
COMP011 Fundamentals of Computers 80
ACCT017 Computerized Accounting 80
WORK010 Career Preparation 40
WORK040 Co-op 1050
  TOTAL 2290

Fee Structure

1 Registration Fee $250 Domestic Students
2 Tuition Fee $16800
3 Books $900
4 Material and Other $200
Total $18150
1 Registration Fee $1000 International Students
2 Tuition Fee $24150
3 Books $900
4 Material and Other $200
Total $26250

Financial Assistance

Western Community College offers a variety of financial aid opportunities to ease students’ stress and allow them to focus on their studies. If you need extra support, we have flexible funding to accommodate all our students, no matter their financial situation.

  • BC Student Loan
  • In-house Financing
  • Student Line of Credit
  • Scholarships

Our dedicated Financial Aid Officers will help you every step of the way.

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Why Study at Western Community College

  • Installment-based, low tuition fee.
  • 100% Practicum Placement
  • Weekday, weekend, and evening classes optionally available
  • Part-time or full-time class schedule
  • Free CLB preparation classes * Conditions Apply
  • Graduate employment rate: 97%

Admissions Contact Information

Mon – Sunday 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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