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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

 

2021 Fees - Fees after scholarship*

$4,995 CAD international students 
$2,500 CAD domestic students 

2022 Fees - Fees after scholarship*
International Students

$5,500 (Daytime session)
$4,750 (Evening session)

Domestic Students

$2,500 (Daytime / Evening session)

*Additional fees apply. All fees are in Canadian dollars. 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: 

November 1, 2021
 

January 10, 2022
March 7, 2022
May 2, 2022
July 4, 2022
September 6, 2022
November 7, 2022

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
  • 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 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.

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Success Stories

Lucas De Souza Campos
As an international student, the life experiences Lucas learned from the time he first set foot in Toronto, until he finished his studies, made him fall in love with the city more. He is now planning to stay here and help the Canadian market grow. He aspires to contribute significantly to the growth of Canada by applying all the knowledge and skills he obtained from studying at TSoM.

Anusha Dubey
​​​​​​​Anusha from Thailand had an exciting student journey with Toronto School of Management (TSoM). She was able to experience both in-person class learning and online classes in the duration of her program, Diploma in Business Administration Co-op. Even though she preferred the in-personal classes, she saw that online classes had many advantages as well, including convenience for both students and professors.

Simone Saar
She started as an intern working for TSoM and completed her co-op placement here as well. This gave her the opportunity to land a full-time job for her alma mater. For Simone, being able to help her schoolmates with their concerns feels very fulfilling.

Vanessa Marques
Our TSoM alumna, studied and successfully acquired the Diploma in Business Administration Co-op. During her student days in Toronto, Vanessa remotely did her co-op placement for a company located in Vancouver.

Dilara Dayioglugil
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She is the holder of a Bachelors of Laws degree and has worked on the maritime law sector for the government. She wanted to pursue international education because she believes that business and law, in combination, are relevant to achieve her goal which is to own a maritime company and to conduct international trading.

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Lucas De Souza Campos
As an international student, the life experiences Lucas learned from the time he first set foot in Toronto, until he finished his studies, made him fall in love with the city more. He is now planning to stay here and help the Canadian market grow. He aspires to contribute significantly to the growth of Canada by applying all the knowledge and skills he obtained from studying at TSoM.

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Simone Saar

Anusha Dubey
​​​​​​​Anusha from Thailand had an exciting student journey with Toronto School of Management (TSoM). She was able to experience both in-person class learning and online classes in the duration of her program, Diploma in Business Administration Co-op. Even though she preferred the in-personal classes, she saw that online classes had many advantages as well, including convenience for both students and professors.

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  • Student
  • Video
Simone Saar

Simone Saar
She started as an intern working for TSoM and completed her co-op placement here as well. This gave her the opportunity to land a full-time job for her alma mater. For Simone, being able to help her schoolmates with their concerns feels very fulfilling.

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  • Student
  • Video
Vanessa Marques, Business - Brazil

Vanessa Marques
Our TSoM alumna, studied and successfully acquired the Diploma in Business Administration Co-op. During her student days in Toronto, Vanessa remotely did her co-op placement for a company located in Vancouver.

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Dilara Dayioglugil, Business - Turkey

Dilara Dayioglugil
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She is the holder of a Bachelors of Laws degree and has worked on the maritime law sector for the government. She wanted to pursue international education because she believes that business and law, in combination, are relevant to achieve her goal which is to own a maritime company and to conduct international trading.

  • Business
  • Student
  • Video
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Muaaz Joad​​​​​​​
Muaaz, from India, acquired the Diploma in Business Administration Co-op. He completed his co-op placement at TSoM as the Health Safety Lead.

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