Diploma in Business Management

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Program Overview

The Diploma in Business Management (DBM) program is designed to provide an understanding of the basic skills and techniques required to be effective in today’s business environment. Upon graduation, students will have a solid grasp of the concepts and technical skills needed for their career path in business management.

Learn how to manage and run a business with our Business Management Diploma. No Waitlist. Flexible Schedules.

Job Opportunities

  • Business Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Office Administrator
  • Human Resource Assistant


Earn up to $29.00* per hour as a Human Resource Assistant
All wages are taken from the Canada Job Bank

Program Admission Requirements

High school Diploma or Equivalent or Mature Student Status (19 years of age or more) and Proof of English Language Proficiency. For the English Language, Domestic Students need to have Grade 10 English or Successful Completion of English Language Proficiency Assessment Test conducted by College Authorities. International Students will need to submit proof of English Language Competency by any one of the following options:

  • 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 equivalent
  • Has earned a Grade 12 graduation diploma from in a system in which English is the official language, or
  • Any other internationally accepted English language assessment test with an equivalent score,or
  • Successfully completed a pre-Intermediate certificate from a Language Canada accredited school or
  • Successfully complete the College’s English language proficiency assessment, or
  • Successful completion of 24-week ESL program at the College.

Program Duration

1040 hours (52 weeks)

Course Outline

DBM 01 Financial Accounting Fundamentals 80
DBM 02 Management Fundamentals 80
DBM 03 Principles of Economics 80
DBM 04 Business Communication 80
DBM 05 Quantitative Methods for Business 80
DBM 06 Introduction to Business Finance 80
DBM 07 Business Law in Canada 80
DBM 08 Human Resource Management 80
DBM 09 Managing Organizational Behaviour in Canada 80
DBM 10 Small Business Management 80
DBM 11 Principles of Marketing 80
DBM 12 Computer Applications in Business 80
DBM 13 Business Mathematics 80
Total Duration :  1040 hours

Fee Structure

1 Tuition Fee $8320 Domestic Students
2 Application Fee $250
3 Text Books $780
4 Course Materials $200
Total $9550
1 Tuition Fee $11960 International Students
2 Application Fee $1000
3 Text Books $780
4 Course Materials $200
Total $13940

This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.

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.

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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