The Business Management Diploma provides students with the opportunity to study current business concepts and expand their knowledge of business management principles. These courses enable students to gain valuable knowledge and develop employability-related skills that will help them both gain employment as well as ensure that they are well-positioned for advancement to supervisory and management positions as they become available.
1. Be at least 17 years of age
2. Have graduated from high school or apply as a mature student who did not graduate from high school but is at least 19 years of age
Provide proof of English proficiency:
> Grade 12 or higher-level English course.
> High School English 12: C (or equivalent) from an English speaking country.
> University or College level English course (non‐ESL): C from an institution where English is the language of instruction.
English Language Test (only valid for two years):
> TOEFL: 68 iBT (with no individual score less than 16), 190 CBT, or 520 PBT
> IELTS: Academic version 6 (with no band test score less than 5.5)
> Cambridge International Exam: GCE O level C
> TOEIC: 700
> LPI: 4
> VPC English Proficiency Exam: 75%
> Completion of VPC ENGL 099
> Completion of AEL/ESL to an equivalent level
> Completion of at least 12 credits from a post secondary institution in Canada or where English is the principal language of the country and the language of instruction.
To complete the program, a student must pass all courses with a mark of at least 50% in each course. Students must attend at least 75% of the program’s classes. The Business Management Diploma Program requires:
1) A minimum of 60 credits with a minimum of 24 credits at the 200 level;
2) Completion of ENGL 109, ENGL 209, COMM 225, COMP 120 and BUS 250.
3) Up to 5 elective courses (15 credits) in any academic discipline can be selected or transferred in as breadth courses in this program.
The Business and Management Diploma curriculum is comprised of the gold standard courses in business and management that provide the foundation for baccalaureate degrees in business, management, leadership and interdisciplinary and integrated studies. Students will learn the fundamental principles of the primary functional disciplines including accounting, finance, management, marketing and human resource management. In addition, students will learn project management (PM) principles as applied in major projects including entrepreneurship and leadership for which they will also complete both major assignments using PM principles.
By completing the Business and Management Diploma, students will learn to:
|ACCT 100||Financial Accounting|
|ACCT 200||Managerial Accounting|
|BUS 180||Canadian Business Fundamentals|
|BUS 190||Essentials of Management|
|BUS 210||Organizational Behaviour|
|BUS 220||Business Law|
|BUS 230||Operations Management|
|BUS 240||International Business|
|BUS 250||Project Management|
|BUS 270||Personal Finance|
|BUS 275||Management Information Systems|
|BUS 290||Corporate Finance|
|COMM 125||Business Communications Fundamentals|
|COMM 225||Business Communications|
|COMM 250||International Communications|
|COMP 120||Essential Computer Applications|
|ECON 108||Principles of Microeconomics|
|ECON 109||Principles of Macroeconomics|
|ECON 237||Understanding Globalization|
|ENGL 109||College Composition|
|ENGL 209||Advanced Writing & Research|
|HRM 200||Human Resource Management|
|HRM 240||Labour Relations|
|MATH 160||Business Mathematics|
|MATH 190||Calculus I|
|MRKT 100||Essentials of Marketing|
| MRKT 200||Digital Marketing I|
|MRKT 205||Digital Marketing II|
|MRKT 210||Digital Marketing (Non DMI Option)|
|MRKT 290||Digital Marketing Capstone|
|PHIL 230||Introduction to Ethics|
|STAT 170||Business Statistics|
Vancouver Premier College
of Business and Management
200-1338 West Broadway,
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6H 1H2
103-5300 No. 3 Road,
Richmond, BC, Canada V6X 2X9
Mon – Thu 9:00A.M. – 7:00P.M.
Friday 9:00A.M. – 5:30P.M.