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.

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Contact our admissions team today or request information on upcoming program start dates.

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

Grade 12 or Mature Student Status (19 years of age or more). Students will need to submit a 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
  • 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
  • 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

Course # Title of Course/Work Experience Component # of Hours
ACCT011 Accounting Principles 1 80
BUSM020 Management Fundamentals 80
ECON009 Principles of Economics 80
BUSM010 Business Communication 80
STAT024 Business Statistics 80
BUSM230 Introduction to Business Finance 80
BUSM040 Business Law in Canada 80
BUSM070 Human Resource Management 80
BUSM022 Organizational Behavior 80
BUSM028 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management 80
BUSM050 Principles of Marketing 80
MATH015 Business Mathematics 80
COMP011 Fundamentals of Computers 80
  TOTAL 1040

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.

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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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