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Diploma Program | Offered in Calgary

In today’s competitive global business market it has become more and more challenging to make it up the corporate ladder. Thousands of graduates enter into the job market every year; without comparable qualifications you may find it difficult to break into the market or to progress in your career. The Business Administration program at ABM College is designed to provide you with a firm foundation of business principles and the right skill set to improve your career options.

Our program offers students grounding in essential business concepts, analytical tools, and the management concepts required to effectively operate within contemporary business settings. At ABM College you not only learn the latest management trends and theories but are also offered the opportunity to apply them within real-life settings.

To ensure that our students have practical experience within the industry prior to graduation, this program also includes an optional 240 hour practicum. By the end of this program you will be well equipped with the practical and academic tools necessary to successfully meet the challenges of today’s global business market.

43 Weeks of in-class instruction

Program Outline

  • Develop student understanding of basic business concepts and functional areas including: marketing, human resources, and financial accounting and taxation
  • Develop student skills in business development practices, e.g. preparing business research and subsequently integrating it into the practices of an organization
  • Teach students to identify and effectively use business tools and strategies within a working environment, e.g. time management, team-building, negotiation, and conflict resolution
  • Develop student understanding of effective written and oral business communication, e.g. effectively convey policies, strategies, and procedures throughout an organization
  • Develop student understanding of the functional principles required to formulate organizational strategies

Method of Learning

  • Self Directed
  • Online/Computer
  • Traditional Lecture

Who Should Enrol?

This program is designed to meet the needs of both students looking to start a career in the business industry and mid-level employees seeking to enhance their professional expertise.

Enrolling in our Business Administration Program could be your ticket to a successful career within the business industry!

Job Opportunities

  • Finance
  • Banking
  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Human Resources


Course Components

This is a diploma program which consists of a total of 1270 hours of class room instructions.

The program features components as follows:

  1. Microsoft Office Suite
  2. Business Communication
  3. Marketing
  4. Economics
  5. Human Resources Management
  6. Bookkeeping and Financial Accounting
  7. Financial Accounting
  8. Introduction to Personal and Corporate Taxation
  9. Management Accounting
  10. Introduction to Computerized Accounting Quick Books and Simply Accounting Software
  11. Business Management Group Project
  12. Starting your own business
  13. Resume Writing and Professional Skills
  14. Practicum

Admission Requirements

Standard Admission

  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Successful interview with school administration.

Mature Admission

  • 18 years or older.
  • Successful completion of ABM College Entrance Exam.
  • Successful interview with school administration.

For further information about our Business Administration program please contact an ABM College admissions counselor.