Certificate in
Business Essentials Co-op

This is a 31-week program that includes 12 weeks of Co-op placement in a field relevant to your program. Upon completion, you’ll be prepared for a position within any organization that requires you to effectively deal with an increasingly complex business environment.

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Fees & Facts

Fees:

$10,000 CAD

Fees after scholarship*
$4,995 CAD international students 
$2,500 CAD domestic students 

*Valid until November 2020 intake. Additional fees apply. Please see Fees page to learn more.

Duration:

Full-time
Academic:
12 weeks in-class and 12 weeks Co-op

Total length: 31 weeks including scheduled breaks

Start Dates: Blended Learning

September 8, 2020
November 2, 2020
January 5, 2021
March 1, 2021
May 3, 2021
July 5, 2021
September 7, 2021
November 1, 2021

 

Class Time:

Daytime

 

This 31-week co-op diploma 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.

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* or Capstone

Co-op Experience

The co-op term provides you with an opportunity to integrate academic studies with related employment experience. We have a 100% guaranteed co-op placement policy in the field of studies.

The co-op work experience could include positions in the following areas:
  • Administrator
  • Operations Assistant
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Office Coordinator
  • Sales Associate

* Students will be offered paid or unpaid entry-level positions related to their field of studies. The Career Services Department will provide full support to students on booking and preparing for interviews. It is the student’s responsibility to perform well during all interviews as well as during the full length of the co-op term. Placements are subject to availability and will vary based on the program, season and job market changes as well as the student’s English level and previous professional and academic experience. Should the co-op placement not be available the student will be required to complete a Capstone Project as an alternative to graduate from the program.

Hear from our students and faculty

Watch these videos to gain a perspective on studying at TSoM.

Success Stories

Bruna Regina Abreu
Bruna Regina Abreu graduated from law school in Brazil – her country of origin. A friend told her about Toronto and she decided to come to the city due to the multiculturalism.

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We spoke to several faculty members and students on Toronto School of Management’s business program to understand their opinions and perspectives.

Ana Cristina Rodrigues
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In Brazil, Ana worked for L'Oréal, one of the largest, global cosmetics companies, helping to develop products. Dreaming of an international career, she decided to pursue education abroad in Toronto.

Letizia Iraci
With an entrepreneurial mindset, Letizia moved from Italy and currently works at Avantune Inc. as a Junior Bookkeeping and Marketing Assistant, after she completed the Co-op there.

Rima and Sumitra
Rima and Sumitra traveled to Canada to gain an international education in Toronto, These inseparable schoolmates became best friends and are now living, studying, and working together.

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Bruna Regina Abreu, Business - Brazil

Bruna Regina Abreu
Bruna Regina Abreu graduated from law school in Brazil – her country of origin. A friend told her about Toronto and she decided to come to the city due to the multiculturalism.

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  • Video
TSoM Business Programs

TSoM Business Programs
We spoke to several faculty members and students on Toronto School of Management’s business program to understand their opinions and perspectives.

  • Business
  • Video
Ana Cristina Rodrigues, Business - Brazil

Ana Cristina Rodrigues
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In Brazil, Ana worked for L'Oréal, one of the largest, global cosmetics companies, helping to develop products. Dreaming of an international career, she decided to pursue education abroad in Toronto.

  • Business
  • Student
  • Video
Letizia Iraci, Business - Italy

Letizia Iraci
With an entrepreneurial mindset, Letizia moved from Italy and currently works at Avantune Inc. as a Junior Bookkeeping and Marketing Assistant, after she completed the Co-op there.

  • Business
  • Student
  • Video
Rima and Sumitra, Business & Hospitality - Nepal

Rima and Sumitra
Rima and Sumitra traveled to Canada to gain an international education in Toronto, These inseparable schoolmates became best friends and are now living, studying, and working together.

  • Business
  • Hospitality & Tourism
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  • Video
Rita Rios, Business - Guatemala

Rita Rios
As a Marketing Specialist in Guatemala, Rita was keen to explore opportunities outside of her home country. Hear her testimonial in Spanish as she shares her journey of studying Diploma in Business Management Co-op at Toronto School of Management. 

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Cristina Becerra, Business - Colombia

Cristina Becerra
Cristina, our Business Management Co-op student from Bogota, Colombia, shares her experience in Spanish about studying at TSoM and living in Toronto. She explains how this program lays the foundation for her future career.

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Felipe Crepaldi, Business - Brazil

Felipe Crepaldi
As a lawyer in Brazil, Felipe wanted to explore opportunities in Toronto, Canada.  The Career Services team at TSoM put him in touch with two law firms and Felipe was hired as a Legal Assistant and started his co-op shortly after.

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