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Certificate in Business Essentials Co-op

Toronto School of Management
Program overview
31 weeks
Full time
Diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
Start dates
10,000 CAD
01 March 2021

10,000 CAD
03 May 2021

10,000 CAD
05 July 2021

10,000 CAD
07 September 2021

Program description

Certificate in Business Essentials Co-op

This 31-week program with 12 weeks of co-op placement in a field relevant to your program is designed to ensure you graduate with essential critical thinking and communication skills to succeed in a competitive job market.

Learn how to navigate an increasingly complex business environment with a better understanding of organizational structures, functions and behaviors. Acquire vital skills for decision-making in key disciplines including finance, marketing, and sales. We offer guaranteed Co-op placement in a field related to your program. Enjoy 3% discount if you pay your fees in full. Start online, finish on campus.

This program will prepare you for a position within any organization that requires you to effectively deal with an increasingly complex business environment.

Speak virtually at a live event on March 18th-20th!

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Admission requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or Equivalent * or Mature student **
  • Age 18 or older
  • IELTS of 5.0 or equivalent for non-native English speakers
  • *A transcript, diploma or certificate from another country are considered equivalent to an Ontario high school diploma if assessed at an Ontario OSSD level by a recognized assessment service.
  • **Mature students must pass a Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam

See the pre-approved recognized assessment services below:

  • World Education Services
  • University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies, Comparative Education Service
  • International Credential Assessment Service of Canada
  • ** Mature students must be at least 18 years of age and pass a Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam with a minimum score of 15.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the institute website.

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Program content

The modules are:

  1. Fundamentals of Business Communications
  2. Managing Financial Resources
  3. Organizations and Behavior
  4. Marketing Principles
  5. Co-op Work Placement

Scholarships & funding

For more information about scholarship, please check the institute website.

Tuition fees

  • Course fee is: $10,000 CAD
  • International students: $4,995 CAD (Fees after scholarship*)
  • Domestic students: $2,500 CAD (Fees after scholarship*)


Program Outcomes

  • Examine various concepts related to organizational structures, functions and behaviors in order to get a better understanding of the functioning of a business entity
  • Acquire skills to access financial resources and use financial information for vital decision- making
  • Explore various terminologies and tools used in sales and marketing for a better understanding of marketing principles
  • Enhance your business communication skills
  • Strengthen your resume with Canadian work experience
  • Guaranteed co-op placement

Career opportunities

Graduates can go onto careers in a variety of different fields including sales, marketing, retail, finance, customer service, and administration. Your roles can include but are not limited to:

  • Administrative Support Officer
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Senior Secretary
  • Office Administrator / Coordinator
  • Sales Associate
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Financial Services Representative
  • Client Service Associate
  • Property Administrator
  • Cash Management Associate
  • Records Officer
  • Scheduling Assistant
  • Junior Planner
  • Junior Executive Assistant

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About this institute

Toronto School of Management

Toronto School of Management (TSoM) is an innovative college offering a range of industry-relevant programs, designed to ensure our students meet the demands of today’s ever-changing job market. We strive to develop and inspire the next generation of leaders. Our...

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Why study at Toronto School of Management

Toronto School of Management’s (TSoM) aim is to provide a comprehensive and balanced mix of programs and services that support the success of our students in their work and life. At TSoM, you will study high-quality programs taught by our experienced faculty. Our vibrant Toronto campus is situated in Canada’s business and culture hub and this central location enhances the student experience and helps ease new students to the city.

Our School

We have a five-storey building and a lower level called Education House located in the downtown Toronto with 35,000 sq. ft. of space. There are 23 classrooms, an auditiorium and three computer labs. The majority of the classrooms are on floors three and four. The first floor has a student lounge, a student-run TSoM café, a kitchen and some classrooms.


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Maria Fernanda Vazquez Cerecedo
TSoM is a good option to complement your studies, and it gives you the benefit of studying and working to apply the knowledge you have learned, I enjoyed my classes online and the prices are very affordable!!

Contact info

Toronto School of Management

22 College Street
Suite 300
M5G 1K2 Toronto Ontario

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