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Business Administration - General Management (Post Degree Diploma)

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Total Credits: 45+
Credential: Post Degree Diploma in Business Administration - General Management
Program Code: BUS.MGMT.PDD
CIP: 52.0201


The Post-Degree Diploma in Business Administration - General Management Option provides students with a solid foundation in business management. Designed for those already holding a bachelor’s degree, students will study a broad range of business courses with opportunities to develop competencies and practical management skills for today’s business environment. This credential can be completed in approximately one year if taken full time.

The capstone course, Advanced Business Strategy, further develops critical and strategic thinking. Learners will confront problems and opportunities that mirror challenges faced by top-level managers. This credential offers learners the flexibility to choose relevant elective courses that best meet their specific needs.

Career Opportunities

With a Post-Degree Diploma in Business Administration-General Management Option, career positions may include, but would not be limited to, entry-level manager, managing in government or private industry, and business consulting.


One of:

One of:

And all of:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institution

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills within a business milieu.
  • Apply business and management concepts, theories, and principles in a range of management environments and roles. 
  • Contribute to, model, and support effective interactions with colleagues and stakeholders in team-based projects.
  • Adapt to changing situations within a business environment.
  • Apply the principles of business ethics, sustainable practices, and professional approaches in a business environment.
  • Assess organizational situations and make recommendations using a range of analytical tools and techniques.
  • Demonstrate advanced case analysis and report writing skills appropriate to the workplace environment.
  • Use effective interpersonal and inter-culturally appropriate skills with all stakeholders.


One of:

  • Any 200-level or higher School of Business elective Credits: 3

Four of:

  • Any 300-level or higher School of Business elective Credits:12

Optional Program Credential Designation

Proposed Schedule of Courses

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Program Completion Requirements

  • An overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 (C+).
  • Students must have completed an accredited bachelor degree from a recognized post-secondary institution.

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