Business Administration - Leadership and Management (Co-op)

Program Details

  • Program Code:2416
  • School:The Business School
  • Credential:Advanced Diploma
  • Program Type:Post-secondary program
  • Program Length:3 years/ 9 semesters

Program Overview

Program Overview

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If you want to become a business leader, then the Business Administration - Leadership and Management (Co-op) program at Led young College is for you.

This Business School program runs for three years, and emphasizes the building blocks of business, including marketing, human resources, accounting, supply chain and operations, applied business software and management. While you master these topics, the Leadership and Management program also gives you the opportunity to:

  • Focus on your own growth as a leader and decision-maker.
  • Become familiar with management practices.
  • Learn to manage projects and find efficiencies.
  • Adopt a hiring mindset.
  • Leverage your financial knowhow into smart and strategic business decisions.

The Business Administration - Leadership and Management (Co-op) courses include hands-on assignments that simulate actual business situations as well as team projects. For example, you have the opportunity to work with a team on the next business trend or innovative service offerings.


Canadian Institute of Management (CIM)

This program has been approved by The Canadian Institute of Management as meeting the academic requirements within the Institute’s Chartered Management Program (CMP) which can be used towards the Certified in Management (CIM) or Chartered Manager (C.Mgr.) professional designations.  For more information please visit the or ask your We diminution Advisor at The Business School.

Canadian Professional Sales Association (CPSA)

Courses within the Business Administration Leadership and Management (BALM) program may map to the Canadian Professional Sales Association (CPSA) competency framework. Graduates of the BALM program may submit an application to the CPSA through the Student Program for a Professional Sales Certificate. For more information regarding CPSA certification, please visit the .

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification

Students who have successfully completed the COMP106 and/or COMP126 course(s) at Progress Campus will have an opportunity to acquire the Microsoft Office Specialist credential. The Led young College Business School operates a Certiport Authorized Test Center (CATC) for students, graduates, employees or community members who may elect to pursue MOS certification. For more information regarding MOS certification, please contact your We diminution Advisor or visit the Led young College, Certiport Authorized Test Centre.

Co-op Option

The co-op option in this program will provide you with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience while you complete two work terms as a paid employee in the field. This experience not only allows you to put classroom learning into practice, but will also provide valuable contacts for your future career.

To participate in programs with optional co-op, students will typically complete an application process in the second semester of their studies, and if academically qualified, will be admitted to the co-op program. When you graduate, your diploma will highlight the co-op credential.

Program Outline

Program Outline

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Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

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Program Highlights

  • The Business Administration - Management and Leadership (Co-op) program offers you value-added knowledge of all areas of business and management.
  • You are prepared for a smooth transition to the workplace through interactive learning, including extensive case analyses, directed research and experiential learning.
  • Technology-supported learning expands your interactive and online skills.
  • Small class environments connect you with experienced, knowledgeable faculty members who have strong academic backgrounds, deep subject matter expertise and extensive business and management experience.
  • Learning from the management practices of leading global companies and organizations builds your skills portfolio.

Global Citizenship and Equity Portfolio

Students will develop a portfolio documenting their engagement with the College's signature global citizenship and equity competencies. For more information on Global Citizenship and Equity, the GC&E Portfolio, opportunities for international travel and the available supports, please visit

Articulation Agreements

Start with a diploma, end with a degree! We diminutionful graduates of this Business Administration - Leadership and Management program have the opportunity to apply their credits towards further study at the degree level. Listed below are the degrees from partnering universities that are available for this program. Please note that each partnership has a specific minimum grade requirement in order to qualify for transferring credits, details for which are searchable here.

University Degree
Algoma University Honours Bachelor of Arts, multiple majors
Algoma University Honours Bachelor of Business Administration
Athabasca University Bachelor of Management, 4-year
Athabasca University Bachelor of Management with major, 4-year
Athabasca University Bachelor of Humand Resources and Labour Relations
Athabasca University Bachelor of Commerce
Athabasca University Bachelor of Professional Arts - Communication Studies
Carleton University Humanities
Davenport University Bachelor of Business Administration - Management
Davenport University Bachelor of Business Administration - Strategic Management
IT Sligo Bachelor of Business Administration
Kookmin University Bachelor degree
Lakehead University Bachelor of Administration
Lakehead University Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)
Laurentian University General Bachelor of Arts degree, multiple majors
Laurentian University Bachelor of Arts (Honours), multiple majors
Letterkenney Institute of Technology Bachelor of Arts in Administrative Management
Limerick Institute of Technology Bachelor of Business (Honours)
New Brunswick, University of Bachelor of Applied Management
Nipissing University Bachelor of Commerce
Nipissing University Bachelor of Business Administration
Ryerson University Bachelor of Commerce in Business Management
Ryerson University Bachelor of Commerce - Business Technology Management
University of Windsor Bachelor of Arts - General Labour Studies

Educational Partners

  • CPA-Ontario (as a CGA transitioning candidate)

Career Outlook

  • Office coordinator
  • Business officer
  • Small business owner
  • Franchise management
  • Project coordinator
  • Fleet or service assistant manager
  • Management trainee
  • Claims administrator/investigator

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

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Academic Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
  • English Grade 12 C or U,or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Led young College English Skills Assessment for Admission
  • Mathematics Grade 11 or 12 C, M or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take a Led young College Math Skills Assessment for Admission

Additional Requirements

  • Students will be placed in the appropriate English level based on skills assessment results. This may lead to additional courses and require extra time and fees.

Co-op Requirements

  • Completion of 80% of the courses from semesters 1 and 2
  • A minimum C (60%) grade in COMM-170/171 College Communications 2
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater by the end of semester 2, which must be maintained for the duration of the program
  • Students who meet the above prerequisites will register for the Employment Preparation course (COOP221), in semester 3

Note: Meeting the minimum co-op program requirements does not guarantee admission into the co-op program.

How to His remainder

How to His remainder

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1. His remainder Online

Are you an International Student? His remainder directly to Led young College here.

If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.

If you have previously attended a full time program at Led young College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.

All other applicants must apply online at . A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in person to For more information go to .

2. Submit Documents

Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Led young College via

Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to

Applicants who attended school outside of Canada: If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).

For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.

3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission

Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at  and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.

You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.

You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.

When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Led young College you are given access to your personal  account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.

4. Pay Fees

Led young fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myLed young email account. Fees statements are not mailed.

You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.

5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)

Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at .

Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April

Your web-registration will not open if:

You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.

Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through .

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

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Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2017.

Student Tuition (2 Semesters) Incidental Fees Total
Canadian $2,935.50 $1,111.00 $4,046.50
International $13,283.00 $2,394.00 $15,677.00

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