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Certificate in Business Fundamentals Algonquin College - Pembroke Campus Algonquin College - Pembroke Campus, Canada


Jan 2023, May 2023, Sep 2023

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CAD 15892

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 95

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12 months


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Program Overview

With a strong focus on developing the skills needed for today`s business environment, this one-year Ontario College Certificate program prepares you to carry out a variety of business functions within an organization. You develop practical understanding of key principles and practices necessary to pursue future studies in the field of business or for an entry-level position in business. This program may also appeal to those who have existing careers or credentials who wish to enhance their fundamental business knowledge and skills.

In this program, you combine theory and hands-on learning to gain practical business knowledge in the areas of:

  • Business management
  • Marketing
  • Human resources management
  • Document production
  • Accounting/financial reporting
  • Professional communications
  • Business application software

Participate in simulations dealing with realistic business problems and solutions. Gain practical skills through applied activities supported by opportunities to examine current industry issues and find solutions based on an integrated approach. Develop skills in the use of technology and foundational business practices with an emphasis on the practical demands of a job, including:

  • Preparing professional documents
  • Interacting with the workforce
  • Meeting timelines
  • Prioritizing activities
  • Working under pressure
  • Accepting responsibility
  • Demonstrating initiative
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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0 - With No Band Less Than - 6
    • Minimum Overall Score - 83 - With no score less than - 20
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 60 - With no score less than - 45

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent)
    • Mathematics, Grade 11 (MBF3C or equivalent)

6 IELTS Score
83 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
60 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

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Average Tuition Fee Per Year


Tuition Fee

CAD 95

Application Fee

11000 Per year

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