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Business Administration Essentials: Micro-Credential Program - ONLINE

The Business Administration Essentials program delivers training that directly connects to labour market needs, enabling participants to be successful in obtaining entry or re-entry into administrative and service-oriented positions for sustainable employment. This program enables participants to make the transition from training to employment supporting their ability to compete in the job market with newly acquired skills, increased confidence, and relevant and applicable transferable skills for the workplace.
For more information about this course please contact Professional and Continuing Studies

Program Information

Program Delivery:

This 10-week online program equips participants with the key skills, concepts, tools, and techniques required to establish a successful foundation in administration and operations. Participants will increase their leadership abilities, strengthen their confidence, identify their strengths, enhance their conflict management and communication skills. 

The 10-week Business Administration Essential program includes the following: 

  • Digital Literacy & Online Learning 

  • Foundations of Operations Management 

  • Writing for Business 

  • Business Finance for Non-Financial Staff 

  • Microsoft Office Suite Essentials (Excel, Word, Outlook, File Management)

  • Personal Leadership
  • Career transition/job search skills focused on the process of job readiness
  • Career/job coaching – provided to each learner to actively support them in their job search, including networking, understanding the labour market, resumé building, interview skills, and more 

The Business Administration Essentials program is delivered online with a mix of synchronous (live) and asynchronous sessions. The program includes career management supports that run throughout the program and will support you in your job search for up to 8 months after program completion.

Program Start Date: Monday, March 1, 2021

Program at capacity. 

Program Fees: 

This program is fully funded.  

Application Information

Program Eligibility:

  • You are a BC resident committed to spending up to 25 hours per week learning and actively applying thise skills while working with others in a team setting.  

  • Enrolment is open to British Columbians who:
    • are unemployed or precariously employed (part-time, seasonal and or/casual) and have been impacted by COVID-19, and be seeking training for employment
    • have a Social Insurance Number
    • are at least 18 years of age

To participate in the program, participants must also:

Have access to a computer with reliable internet connection, speakers and microphone or headset with microphone, and webcam

Have Microsoft Office 365 or Microsoft Office 2007 or later

How to Apply

To apply, complete the Business Administration Essentials Application form and submit by email to

Applications will be accepted up to February 19, 2021. Late applications may be accepted, space permitting. For more information contact us!

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