Executive Business Administration Arnprior Campus | Ottawa Campus |

Executive Business Administration Arnprior Campus | Ottawa Campus |

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Earn Your Diploma in Executive Business Administration in One Year

This Executive Business Administration diploma is our flagship business program, where you acquire business skills and knowledge for today’s dynamic global economy. Graduates find a broad base of employment, based on their previous experience and education. The majority of our students are adults looking to obtain skills to start, advance, or make a transition in their careers.

Success in today’s business world depends on having capable, well-rounded employees who can multi-task to meet a variety of challenges. The Willis College Executive Business Administration diploma program provides students with some of the best business/human resource management and accounting training in Ottawa.

Lion’s Den Projects –
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. To learn more about how the Lion’s Den helps students, click here.

Is this Business Program right for you?

This Business Administration course is an excellent fit for:

  • Someone who works well in a team atmosphere, is detail-oriented, excels at problem-solving, and is passionate about leadership
  • 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 accounting/business & human resource management training

Total Program Length is 52 weeks
42 theory weeks, 6 weeks practicum placement
Up to 4 weeks of breaks

Job Market

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

  • Executive Assistant
  • Human Resources and Recruitment Officer
  • Administrative Officer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Purchasing Agents and Officer
  • Supervisor, General Office and Administrative Support Worker
  • Accounting and Related Clerk
  • Office Support Worker
  • Administrative Clerk
  • Banking, Insurance & Other Financial Clerks

Salary Information

Average Wage ($/hr) – $20.00
High Wage ($/hr) – $27.29
National Occupation Classification (NOC) for this program: 1241, 1311, 1431, 1432, 1434
Source: noc.esdc.gc.ca & www.jobbank.ca

Admission Requirements

Grade 12 (Secondary School Diploma) or GED equivalence

Or

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.

Are you looking to apply as an International Student?

Find out more about international student admissions requirements.

Program Outline

  • Business Communications I - English Essentials
  • Business Communications II - Written Communication
  • Business Communications III – Oral Communication
  • Business Law l
  • Business Management I
  • Career Management
  • Digital Marketing Fundamentals
  • Economics l
  • Financial Accounting I – Accounting Fundamentals
  • Financial Accounting II - The Accounting Cycle
  • Financial Accounting III - Special Journals & Reporting
  • Financial Accounting IV - Asset Accounting
  • Human Resources Management I
  • Marketing I
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Windows & 0utlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Payroll I – Introduction
  • Payroll II - Intermediate
  • Practicum Placement (Co-op)
  • Project Management I
  • QuickBooks with Payroll I
  • Sage Simply Accounting with Payroll I
  • Strategic Web Design
  • Taxation- Personal I
Willis College gave me the tools and skills necessary to make my transition to P.S.W a very successful one. Very professional teachers and enrollment staff. Thank you Willis College. Pat Donahue Personal Support Worker

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