Bachelor of Commerce

 

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Accounting

Skills and knowledge you may gain from your program:

  • Write, prepare and present well-organized and effective reports, individually and as part of a team, on business issues using modern information and communication technologies
  • Identify, recognize, evaluate and gather relevant data to effectively address a question or problem while taking into account diverse points of view
  • Develop and evaluate informed alternative solutions using appropriate analytical techniques
  • Apply theoretical concepts to develop innovative, practical business solutions, often using case-based projects
  • Review and prepare financial statements and accounting ledgers using current accounting software tools
  • Develop and manage an organization’s financial plans
  • Critically analyze and interpret accounting information for decision purposes using a variety of tools including ratio analysis
  • Apply IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) and ASPE (Accounting Standards for Private Entities) principles to business problems
  • Understand and apply personal and corporate income tax law to prepare tax statements and formulate tax strategies
  • Explain and evaluate audit reports, and assess risk and materiality
  • Participate in decisions about capital budgeting including cost analysis, analysis of new contracts and participation in efforts to control expenses
  • Be well prepared to pursue a professional designation in accounting, and possibly auditing, such as the CPA (Chartered Professional Accountant)

Junior Roles:

  • Accounting/Payroll Administrator
  • Bookkeeper
  • CPA Student
  • Financial Analyst
  • Junior Accountant
  • Staff Accountant

 

Senior Roles:

  • Budget Analyst
  • Corporate Controller
  • Financial Auditor
  • Income Tax Expert
  • Industrial Accountant
  • Internal Auditor

Certifications:

  • Accredited Business Accountant (ABA)
  • Accredited Tax Advisor (ATA)
  • Accredited Tax Preparer (ATP)
  • Advanced Certificate in Accounting & Finance (ACAF)
  • Certified Forensic Accountant (Cr.FA)
  • Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)

Job Titles of Program Graduates

  • Financial Auditor in Federal Government
  • Financial Controller in Real Estate Development
  • Financial Officer in Federal Government
  • Senior Associate in Consulting
  • Senior Financial Analyst in Consulting
  • Senior Risk Advisor in Airline Industry
  • Senior Tax Consultant in Professional Services
Entrepreneurship

Skills and knowledge you may gain from your program:

  • Write, prepare and present well-organized and effective reports, individually and as part of a team, on business issues using modern information and communication technologies
  • Identify, recognize, evaluate and gather relevant data to effectively address a question or problem while taking into account diverse points of view
  • Develop and evaluate informed alternative solutions using appropriate analytical techniques
  • Apply theoretical concepts to develop innovative, practical business solutions, often using case-based projects
  • Create and discover innovative opportunities
  • Critically assess and analyze the feasibility of a business opportunity
  • Analyze and evaluate a variety of business models
  • Develop and implement test business models using minimum viable products
  • Create a predictable sales process through customer validation and pivot strategies when required
  • Build, develop and maintain high performance entrepreneurial teams
  • Design and implement an entrepreneurial project based on a developed business plan

Areas of Employment

  • Accounting
  • Business Intelligence
  • Business or Financial Analysis
  • Communications
  • Consulting
  • E-Commerce
  • Financial Planning
  • Government Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Staffing and Recruitment
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity

Sample Job Titles

  • Accessibility Training Coordinator
  • Brand Manager
  • Campaign Manager
  • Community and Stakeholders Relations Director
  • Corporate Communications
  • Data Scientist
  • Digital Media Specialist
  • Economic Development Officer
  • Education Policy Advisor
  • Government Relations Assistant
  • Head Hunter
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Lawyer
  • Policy Analyst
  • Political Party Organizer
  • Primary or Secondary Teacher
  • Quality Improvement Officer
  • Realtor
  • Research Facilitator
  • Speech Writer or Coach

Job Titles of Program Graduates

  • Business Consultant in Business Development Bank
  • Business Owner/Entrepreneur
  • Development Manager in Franchising and Hospitality Industry
  • Program Coordinator in Entrepreneurship Organization
  • Sustainability Consultant in Management Consulting Firm
Finance

Skills and knowledge you may gain from your program:

  • Write, prepare and present well-organized and effective reports, individually and as part of a team, on business issues using modern information and communication technologies
  • Identify, recognize, evaluate and gather relevant data to effectively address a question or problem while taking into account diverse points of view
  • Develop and evaluate informed alternative solutions using appropriate analytical techniques
  • Apply theoretical concepts to develop innovative, practical business solutions, often using case-based projects
  • Explain the features of financing, the decision process behind capital budgeting and what drives basic financial decisions in companies
  • Analyze basic measures of risk and return, fixed-income and equity portfolio investment strategies
  • Apply techniques of time value of money correctly when and where needed
  • Evaluate investment and borrow alternatives for financial firms
  • Construct and implement price models for securities
  • Critically structure and analyze corporate financial problems
  • Develop a rational approach to financial decision-making

Junior Roles:

  • Account Officer
  • Consulting Analyst
  • Equity Research Analyst
  • Finance Clerk
  • Financial Services Representative
  • Investment Advisor Associate
  • Jr. Commercial Banking
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Trader

Senior Roles:

  • Asset Manager
  • Broker
  • Insurance Agent / Broker
  • Insurance Risk Manager
  • Investment Dealer
  • Management Consultant
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Securities Trader
  • Valuation Expert
  • Venture Capitalist
  • Wealth Manager

Certifications:

  • Canadian Securities Course (CSC)
  • Certified Business Valuator (CBV)
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
  • Certified in Real Estate Finance (CRF)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP)
  • Chartered Investment Manager (CIM)

Job Titles of Program Graduates

  • Investment Advisor in Investment Management
  • Manager of Finance and Administration in Construction
  • Operations Manager in Investment Management
  • Portfolio Associate in Banking
  • Program and Project Assistant in Housing and Mortgage Insurance
  • Risk Analyst in Federal Credit Agency
Information Systems

Skills and knowledge you may gain from your program:

  • Write, prepare and present well-organized and effective reports, individually and as part of a team, on business issues using modern information and communication technologies
  • Identify, recognize, evaluate and gather relevant data to effectively address a question or problem while taking into account diverse points of view
  • Develop and evaluate informed alternative solutions using appropriate analytical techniques
  • Apply theoretical concepts to develop innovative, practical business solutions, often using case-based projects
  • Apply knowledge of business processes and information/communication technology to solve business problems and create forward-thinking perspectives on corporate strategy
  • Develop a web application to increase efficiency of an identified business need which meets organizational information requirements
    Organize and present data using information systems such as enterprise collaboration tools, databases as well as analysis and presentation tools such as spreadsheets and presentation software
  • Analyze and evaluate the processes, techniques and computer-based technologies that organizations use to determine optimal business practices
  • Evaluate managerial considerations for telecommunications and networking applications design, procurement and deployment.
  • Devise and support the decision-making process with the integration and interpretation of analytic data
  • Support the management of an IT project

Junior Roles:

  • Business Technology Analyst
  • Computer Department Coordinator
  • Database Administrator
  • Digital Marketing Analytics Analyst
  • End-user Support
  • Help Desk Support
  • Junior Business Analyst
  • Marketing Data Analyst
  • Research Analyst
  • Systems Integration Coordinator

 

Senior Roles:

  • Application Analyst
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Security Officer
  • Computer Network Manager
  • Computer Operations Manager
  • Computer Programmer
  • Database Architect
  • E-Commerce Analyst/Programmer
  • Help Desk Manager
  • IT Consultant
  • Network Analyst
  • Programmer/Analyst
  • Quality Assurance Analyst
  • Systems Analyst
  • Technical Project Manager
  • Technical Trainer
  • Web Designer
  • Web Master
  • Web Software Developer

Certifications:

ITIL Certifications

  • Foundation Level
  • Intermediate Level (Lifecycle Stream & Capability Stream)
  • ITIL Expert
  • ITIL Master

 

ISACA Certifications

  • Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT™ (CGEIT™)
  • The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

 

Critical Infrastructure Institute International

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP)
  • Certified Security Professional (CSP)
  • Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)
  • PCIP (Professional in Critical Infrastructure Protection)

 

Project Management Institute

  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

Job Titles of Program Graduates

International Business

Skills and knowledge you may gain from your program:

  • Write, prepare and present well-organized and effective reports, individually and as part of a team, on business issues using modern information and communication technologies
  • Identify, recognize, evaluate and gather relevant data to effectively address a question or problem while taking into account diverse points of view
  • Develop and evaluate informed alternative solutions using appropriate analytical techniques
  • Apply theoretical concepts to develop innovative, practical business solutions, often using case-based projects
  • Explain the principles, practices and complex systems that shape and impact international business
  • Analyze and evaluate how global events and trends impact countries, business, individuals and management practices
  • Communicate strategies and research that will increase success in International Markets
  • Assess the impact of culture and the political, economic and legal systems on global strategy, international institutes and cross border trade
  • Collectively examine, discuss and solve International Business problems in a cross-cultural team
  • Systematically analyze complex International business issues and evaluate, integrate and present information from multiple sources in written form
  • Investigate and assess an organization’s global and national strategies for issues in global management

Areas of Employment

  • Accounting
  • Business Intelligence
  • Business or Financial Analysis
  • Communications
  • Consulting
  • E-Commerce
  • Financial Planning
  • Government Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Staffing and Recruitment
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity

Sample Job Titles

  • Accessibility Training Coordinator
  • Brand Manager
  • Campaign Manager
  • Community and Stakeholders Relations Director
  • Corporate Communications
  • Data Scientist
  • Digital Media Specialist
  • Economic Development Officer
  • Education Policy Advisor
  • Government Relations Assistant
  • Head Hunter
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Lawyer
  • Policy Analyst
  • Political Party Organizer
  • Primary or Secondary Teacher
  • Quality Improvement Officer
  • Realtor
  • Research Facilitator
  • Speech Writer or Coach

Job Titles of Program Graduates

  • Account Executive in Technology
  • Branch Manager in Banking
  • Business Development in Web-Based Survey Solutions
  • Director of Fuels in Convenience Stores Industry
  • Financial Analyst in Investment Banking
  • International Sales Operations Manager in Event Technology
  • Lawyer in Taxation
  • Recruitment Coordinator in Non-Profit Development Organization
Management

Skills and knowledge you may gain from your program:

  • Write, prepare and present well-organized and effective reports, individually and as part of a team, on business issues using modern information and communication technologies
  • Identify, recognize, evaluate and gather relevant data to effectively address a question or problem while taking into account diverse points of view
  • Develop and evaluate informed alternative solutions using appropriate analytical techniques
  • Apply theoretical concepts to develop innovative, practical business solutions, often using case-based projects
  • Explain and apply the dynamics of human, group and organizational behavior
  • Effectively engage and support people in accomplishing a task and managing change
  • Communicate ideas clearly to motivate and mobilize others
  • Systematically appraise employee and managerial behavior in organizations
  • Analyze sources and forms of conflict and effective resolution approaches
  • Describe the various stages of successful negotiation
  • Plan, evaluate, and implement effective training and development processes

Junior Roles:

  • Business Analyst
  • Human Resources Analyst
  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Human Resources Coordinator
  • Junior Analyst, Human Capital
  • Junior Analyst, Strategic Operations
  • Junior HR Partner
  • Junior Recruiter
  • Labour Relations Officer
  • Office Manager

Senior Roles:

  • Compensation Analyst
  • Employee Benefits Manager
  • Employment Development Specialist
  • Human Resources Development Trainer
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Human Resources Partner
  • Labour/Industrial Relations Specialist
  • Leadership Coach
  • Management Consultant: Change
  • Management/Team Building, Diversity
  • Talent Acquisition Manager

Certifications:

Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario:

  • Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP)

 

Project Management Institute

  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

 

Canadian Institute of Management

  • Certified in Management (CIM)

Job Titles of Program Graduates

  • Administrator of HR Advisory Services in Higher Education
  • Business Analyst in Consulting
  • Corporate Research Analyst in Federal Government
  • Human Relations Partner in E-Commerce
  • Junior Management Consultant in Consulting
Marketing

Skills and knowledge you may gain from your program:

  • Verbal and written communication skills: presenting ideas and data clearly and effectively; writing articulately and analytically
  • Critical/creative thinking
  • Ability to make observations, solve problems and make decisions; forecast trends and make plans
  • Planning and budgeting; the ability to implement projects and organize people and ideas
  • Logistical thinking; analysis of complex problems; analyzing issues from multiple perspectives
  • Time management
  • Computer literacy
  • Aptitude for strategic leadership

Areas of Employment

  • Accounting/Account Management
  • Administration
  • Advertising
  • Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Small Business

Sample Job Titles

  • Account Manager
  • Brand Manager
  • Event Planner
  • Internet Marketing Coordinator
  • Market Analyst
  • Market Researcher
  • Media Consultant
  • Sales Representative
  • Social Marketer

  • Arts and Design
  • Business Development
  • Consulting
  • Creative Services
  • Customer Relations
  • Digital Marketing Services
  • Direct Marketing
  • Entrepreneur
  • Finance
  • Human Resources and Recruitment
  • Marketing Data Analysis
  • Marketing Services
  • Media and Communications
  • Niche Marketing
  • Not-For-Profit Management
  • Operations
  • Product Management
  • Project Management
  • Sales
Supply Chain Management

Skills and knowledge you may gain from your program:

  • Write, prepare and present well-organized and effective reports, individually and as part of a team, on business issues using modern information and communication technologies
  • Identify, recognize, evaluate and gather relevant data to effectively address a question or problem while taking into account diverse points of view
  • Develop and evaluate informed alternative solutions using appropriate analytical techniques
  • Apply theoretical concepts to develop innovative, practical business solutions, often using case-based projects
  • Explain the principles and practices of managing relationships with stakeholders within and across organizations to create high quality, economically viable products and services
  • Research, analyze and develop innovative solutions to supply chain challenges
  • Systematically discuss, problem-solve and strategize in a team to develop resolutions to complex supply chain issues
  • Investigate the global networks of suppliers including integrators, contract manufacturers, logistics service providers, distributors, service support operators and customers.
  • Apply critical thinking skills and mathematical tools to solve real life supply chain management challenges such as process improvement
  • Develop strategies for sourcing and offshoring decisions that arise when a lower-cost country is put into play as a potential source for raw materials and/or plant locations
  • Apply information and communication technology to support operational functions such as sourcing, innovation, product development, procurement, and logistics across different entities

Sample Job Titles

  • Business Analyst
  • Buyer/Purchasing Agent
  • Demand Planner
  • Export Brokerage Clerk
  • Forecasting Specialist
  • Inventory Analyst
  • Inventory Auditor
  • Inventory Control Coordinator
  • Jr Consultant (supply chain)
  • Jr. Supply Chain Specialist
  • Land Transport Distribution Coordinator
  • Logistics Officer
  • Merchandise Control Clerk
  • Operations Analyst
  • Procurement Officer
  • Production Planner
  • Project Planning
  • Purchasing Assistant
  • Quality Assurance
  • Quality Control Analyst
  • Replenishment Analyst
  • Strategic Planner
  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Supply Chain Logistics Officer

Certifications & Accreditations

Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity (CPSD)

Advancing Productivity, Innovation &
Competitive Success, APICS

  • Certified in Production and Inventory Management
    (CPIM)

Project Management Institute

  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

Supply Chain Management Association (SMCA):

  • Supply Chain Management Association (SCMP)

 

Job Titles of Program Graduates

  • Financial Analyst in Federal Government
  • Internal Auditor in Federal Government Procurement, Banking Institution
  • Inventory Specialist at Major Corporation
  • Organizational Development in Nation-Wide Clothing Retailer
  • Quality Control Inspector in Global Package Delivery and Supply
  • Specialist, Merchandise Process and Systems in Consumer Products

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