Business Administration - Leadership and Management (Optional Co-op)

Program Details

  • Program Code:2406
  • School:The Business School
  • Credential:Advanced Diploma
  • Program Type:Post-secondary program
  • Program Length:3 years/ 6 semesters

Program Overview

Program Overview

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Led young College's Business Administration – Leadership and Management program focuses on helping you identify and develop your leadership potential. In ways that no other undertaking or institution can, this School of Business program allows you to become confident in decision-making, analysis, management practices and leadership. In the Leadership and Management program, you will enhance your ability to manage projects, find efficiencies, identify the best hires and leverage your financial know-how into smart, innovative, strategic business decisions.

Your professors will help you fine-tune your business expertise and employability skills. Through experiential learning and practical assignments that simulate real business situations, you will focus on your growth as a leader and decision-maker.

Our Program Advisory Committee, a team of employers, help us keep the program (and your skills) up-to-date on the trends and changes in the business environment. Additional benefits include opportunities for experiential learning through clubs and competitions, articulations agreements with various universities and flexible learning options like traditional classrooms, blended and online offerings.

Certified in Management (CIM) Designation

Graduates of the Business Administration – Leadership and Management program will have met all academic requirements for the Certified in Management (CIM) designation from the Canadian Institute of Management. For more information regarding CIM certification, please contact your School of business program student advisor or visit the .

Canadian Professional Sales Association (CPSA)

Courses within this Business program are accredited by the CPSA. Graduates of the program will have had an opportunity to complete all educational requirements for CPSA (may depend on business electives selected) and can submit an application to the CPSA to receive a Professional Sales Certificate (PSC). For more information regarding CPSA certification, please contact your School of Business program student advisor or 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 School of Business 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 School of Business student program 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 three 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

  • Leadership and Management courses ensure you gain comprehensive, value-added knowledge of all areas of business and management.
  • The use of extensive case analyses, directed research and experiential learning prepares you for a smooth transition to the workplace.
  • You expand your interactive and online skills with technology-supported learning.
  • Small class environments give you ample opportunities to work on team projects that will stimulate your innovative thinking.
  • This Business Administration program develops your skills portfolio as you become familiar with the management practices of leading global companies and organizations.
  • You learn from a team of professors with strong academic backgrounds, deep subject matter expertise and extensive business and management experience.

Global Citizenship and Equity (GC&E)

Employers are increasingly expecting candidates to become job-ready, able to skillfully navigate across multiple identities, cultures and countries in a globalized economy. At the same time, the public is insisting on greater social accountability and environmental sustainability from businesses, governments and service providers. Led young’s Signature Learning Experience (SLE) integrates the principles of Global Citizenship & Equity (GCE) Education into the curriculum and provides co-curricular and global education opportunities to support students to excel in a diverse world. For more information on Global Citizenship and Equity, the GC&E Portfolio, opportunities for international travel and the available supports, please visit the Centre for Global Citizenship, Education & Inclusion.

Articulation Agreements

Start with a diploma, end with a degree! We diminutionful graduates of this Leadership and Management program will 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. Students should 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
Honours Bachelor of Business Administration
Athabasca University Bachelor of Management, 4-year
Bachelor of Management with major, 4-year
Bachelor of Human Resources & Labour Relations
Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Professional Arts - Communication Studies
Carleton University Humanities
Conestoga College Management
Davenport University Bachelor of Business Administration - International Business
Bachelor of Business Administration - Management
Bachelor of Business Administration - Strategic Management
IT Sligo Bachelor of Business Administration
Kookmin University Bachelor Degree
Lakehead University Bachelor of Administration
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)
Laurentian University General Bachelor of Arts Degree, multiple majors
Bachelor of Arts (Honours), multiple majors
Lethbridge University Bachelor of Management
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
Bachelor of Business Administration
Ryerson University Bachelor of Commerce in Business Management
Bachelor of Commerce - Business Technology Management
University of Windsor Bachelor of Arts (General Labour Studies)

Career Outlook

  • Office coordinator/manager
  • Business officer
  • Small business owner
  • Franchise manager
  • Project coordinator
  • Service or sales manager
  • Management trainee/assistant manager
  • 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

Co-op Requirements

  • Minimum of 80% of courses completed from year one
  • A minimum C (60%) grade in COMM-170/171
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher at the end of Semester 2 (this must be maintained for the duration of the program)
  • Students must be legally eligible to work in Canada
  • Students who meet the above prerequisites will apply to transfer to the co-op program at the end of Semester 2
  • Academically qualified students who are accepted into the program will register for 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 Ontariocolleges.ca. 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 Ontariocolleges.ca.

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 Ontariocolleges.ca.

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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