Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management

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Program Overview

Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management is for students who currently hold a Bachelors Degree and wish to further pursue a career in business. Students will gain a clear understanding of all business functions including marketing, business communication, financial accounting, and small business management. They will have a strong foundation in the essential business operations and they will gain relevant skills through this program, positioning the students for careers in any business industry.

PGDBM: Empowering aspiring leaders with essential skills for organizational success and effective decision-making
Contact our admissions team today or request information on upcoming program start dates.

Pursue a career in business by gaining clear understanding of all business functions including marketing, business communication, financial accounting, and small business management and earn up to $58,000 Annually.

Job Opportunities

Graduates of the program can work as

  • Marketing Executive
  • Financial Advisor
  • Business Analyst
  • Management Consultant
  • Human Resources Officer


Earn up to $56.00* per hour as a Business Analyst
All wages taken from the Canada Job Bank

Program Admission Requirements

An undergraduate degree from a recognized institution and proof of English language proficiency.  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

 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

1680 Hours; 84 Weeks; 21 Months

Course Outline

Course # Title of Course/Work Experience Component # of Hours
ACCT011 Accounting Principles 1 80
ACCT012 Accounting Principles 2 80
ACCT017 Computerized Accounting 80
BUSM010 Business Communication 80
BUSM020 Management Fundamentals 80
BUSM022 Organizational Behaviour 80
BUSM028 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management 80
BUSM040 Business Law in Canada 80
BUSM050 Marketing Principles 80
BUSM070 Human Resource Management 80
BUSM230 Introduction to Business Finance 80
BUSM360 Business Research Methods 80
COMP011 Fundamentals of Computers 80
ECON010 Microeconomics 80
ECON011 Macroeconomics 80
MATH015 Business Mathematics 80
STAT024 Business Statistics 80
WORK099 Seminar 80
WORK199 Work Experience 240
  TOTAL 1680

Fee Structure

1 Application Fee $250 Domestic Students
2 Tuition Fee $13440
3 Text Books $960
4 Course Materials $200
Total $14850
1 Application Fee $1000 International Students
2 Tuition Fee $19320
3 Text Books $960
4 Course Materials $200
Total $21480

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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