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Excel in the corporate world with a Business Management certificate

The business world is a competitive world. Here at The Chang School, our Certificate in Business Management will give you the tools you need to be resilient and succeed long-term: not just survive, but thrive.

With our Business Management certificate, you can do all your business management courses online, in as little as a year and a half.

There are endless job opportunities for graduates with business-management skills; you’ll have your pick of industries, whether you want to work in food services, finance, healthcare, or manufacturing.

Our robust curriculum is packed with business management courses that teach everything you need to master the business-management fundamentals, like supply and demand, the theory of the firm, and distribution of income. We teach you the foundational skills to become a business management pro, providing in-depth training in accounting, information systems, business law, human resources management, and marketing. You’ll also learn how to analyze financial information. You’ll be chatting with colleagues about complex business concepts like microeconomics or global management with confidence in no time.

You can get a head start on networking before you even graduate. There are plenty of opportunities to connect with academic faculty and your instructors during your business management courses – many are professionals working in the field with valuable insights to share about the nuances of the business world.

They’re rooting for you to succeed in this competitive world, and so are we. Let’s work together to create the business career of your dreams.

Who should take this Business Management certificate?

  • You want to gain foundational business skills to expand your career options, and job and promotion opportunities
  • You’re interested in business and looking to change careers
  • You’re a small business owner who wants to strengthen your business skills for your current business, or you’d like to start your own business in the future
  • You’re a newcomer who’d like to complete online business courses in Canada to gain a Canadian credential and learn about the Canadian business environment

What will you learn while taking the Business Management certificate?

You’ll learn how to:

  • Navigate the complexities of the modern-day business environment and the main functional areas of business, including marketing, accounting, economics, information management, law, and human resources management
  • Understand business behaviour and decision-making under various market conditions
  • Master the basics of marketing, including theories, principles, and concepts of market and consumer behaviour
  • Understand economics fundamentals, like supply and demand, the theory of the firm, and distribution of income
  • Analyze financial statement data

Certificate Requirements

  • 8 required courses
  • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 1.67+

Admission Criteria


  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent
    • With six Grade 12 U or M credits


  • Mature student status with relevant professional experience in business

If you’re an undergraduate student, you should be aware of possible certificate restrictions. For complete details, check Curriculum Advising.


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You may only select one of CACC 100 or CACC 110. If you plan to pursue the Accounting Finance minor, you should take CACC 110. Note: CACC 100 and CACC 110 are not transferable to the Accounting major in the School of Accounting and Finance at Toronto Metropolitan University.

You may only select one of CITM 100 and CITM 102.