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Willis College offers a career-focused approach to adult education, enabling graduates to transition into careers in business, technology, and healthcare.  Over the years, this adult private career college has played a major role in seeing more than 150,000 graduates,   leading successful lives in Canadian communities and around the world.

Accounting & Business Management Specialist Diploma Program in Ottawa and Arnprior

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35 Weeks in Ottawa and Arnprior

About this Accounting and Business Management Specialist Diploma Program


Start a finance Business Administration career quickly and set yourself apart with a specialty in Accounting and Business Management. If you are a decisive person who has a passion for numbers and excels in a teamwork environment, the Finance Business Administration – Accounting & Business Management Specialist program at Willis College’s Ottawa,  and Arnprior campuses could be perfect for you.
Lion’s Den Project – Entrepreneurial spirit at its best
During your business management semester, you team up with other students and present your business venture to a panel of judges from the community (similar to the Dragons’ Den TV show). To view a den, click here Lion’s Den.

Is this Business and Accounting Program Right for You?

This program is an excellent fit for:

  • someone who works well with numbers, excels at problem-solving, and is detail-oriented.
  • a mature student with previous job experience looking to enhance and develop new or existing skills relevant to today’s job market.
  • a recent graduate who wants to specialize in an emerging and in-demand business field.
  • someone who wants to fast-track to a new and exciting career in business.
  • someone looking for hands-on Business Administration and Accounting training.

Business Administration and Accounting Course List

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Business Communications I, II, & III
  • Business Office Procedures
  • Financial Accounting I & II
  • Managerial Accounting I & II
  • Payroll I
  • QuickBooks with Payroll
  • Simply Accounting with Payroll
  • Project Management
  • Business Management
  • Marketing

Career Opportunities

Successful graduates of this program may pursue a wide variety of interesting and rewarding professions, including:

  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounting and Related Clerk
  • Supervisors, Office and Administrative Worker
  • Banking, Insurance & Other Financial Clerks
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Administrative Officer
  • Executive Assistant
  • Supervisor, General Office and Administrative Support Worker
  • Customer Service Representative – Financial Services

The National Occupational Classification (NOC) codes for this program include: 1221, 1433, 1441, 1241, 1411, 1431, 1453

Willis College Student Benefits

Willis College offers a full range of services to assist students, including:

  • 151 Years of Job Ready Skills Training Excellence!
  • Postsecondary diploma programs with co-op placements for many programs!
  • Frequent start dates!
  • Many Financial Aid options available, if you qualify.
  • Industry recognized certifications.
  • Certified and experienced instructors with practical experience!
  • Exclusive partnerships with Fortune 500 companies!
  • Willis College hosts interviews with employers on campus before graduation!
  • Access to the only Multivendor Cyber Security Lab in Canada, located on Campus!
  • Access to Veteran Friendly Transition Program services for Canadian Veterans!
  • Career/Job preparation seminars!
  • Pearson VUE Test Centre on-site!
  • Personal e-mail with back-up storage.
  • Approved tax receipts for 100% of tuition fees.

Admission Requirement

  • Grade 12 (Secondary School Diploma) or GED equivalence


  • Willis College Entrance Assessment. If you are a Mature Student (over 18 years of age), you can gain admittance by writing a free entrance assessment test. Note: students with foreign credentials, regardless of whether their documents have been translated/compared or not, should be tested to establish literacy in the English language.
    International Student? Click here

Additional Information: Find Out More…

To learn more about the career opportunities in Business and to explore if this is the right career training option for you, please fill out the Request Information Form to receive info on career stats, courses, training options, financial aid and more!
Or, call us at 1-877-233-1128

“My experiences at Willis College have been life changing. In completing my program, I grew in many ways. My confidence increased and I was amazed of my capabilities that I didn’t recognize until I came to Willis. The atmosphere at Willis made me feel like I belonged to a large family; that we were all in it together to succeed. Hats off to the staff of Willis College because they work together as a team and everyone helps everyone. No one falls through the cracks. Thank you Willis College!”

~ Sharon Schwartz, Willis College Graduate
See what other graduates have to say about their Willis College experience here.

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