Business Experience Certificate

The Business Experience Certificate program allows you to fast track your special interests and gain certification quickly

Develop your professional skills in an area of special interest by choosing 3 courses from the Advanced Diploma in Business Administration and fast track your career with this 12-week Business Experience Certificate program.

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The School

This private business college is a government accredited career college located in Vancouver and Toronto. Programs provide industry certifications recognized by national and international associations in Finance, Accounting, Hospitality, Marketing, Management and more.

Along with high quality education in small size classes, the college offers guaranteed professional internships that will provide a practical learning experience and where you can apply your knowledge. With our local partner college you have the chance to:

  • Participate in small interactive classes that encourage a dynamic participatory learning environment
  • Learn industry professionals and highly-qualified instructors
  • Qualify for your certification by the Canadian Institute of Management (CIM)
  • Strengthen your résumé with Canadian career experience in business administration
  • Take part in an unpaid co-op position in a field relevant to your studies
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About the Business Experience Certificate Program

The Business Experience Certificate program is designed to offer students a chance to focus on various business topics that they have interest in or that are relevant to their field of study. Students can choose three courses from a wide variety of business options such as communication, management, HR, financial management and international business. Students will earn a Certificate in Business Experience in 12 weeks.

Choose from 3 of the following courses:

Course name Length
International Business 4 weeks
Marketing 4 weeks
Organizational Behaviour 4 weeks
Managerial Communications 4 weeks
Introduction to Management 4 weeks
Business Law 4 weeks
Human Resource 4 weeks
Managerial Accounting 4 weeks
Financial Management 4 weeks
Strategic Analysis 4 weeks
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Am I eligible for the Business Experience Program in Canada?

Students who are interested in attending the Business Experience Certificate program, must have completed (graduated from) their final year of general schooling.

International students must demonstrate advanced level of English with the college’s online written test and interview. The online written test is exempt if iBT 80, IELTS 6.5, or ILSC A1 is presented. The online written test is exempt if the Business English Management Certificate or International Business English Certificate is completed.

Study Permit

A study permit is required for this program. All necessary documents will be provided after registering for this program.

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Sample Program Schedule

Students will benefit from qualified instructors with years of experience in the industry. Classes are Monday to Friday 9 am to 2:30 pm and one hour is intended for lunch break.

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Class Class Class Class Class
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch No Class
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Class Class Class Class No Class

No work experience is required in this program.

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Business Experience Certificate Fees and Starting Dates

The length of the Business Experience Co-op Program is 26 weeks which includes 12 weeks of academic studies + 12 weeks of unpaid Co-op placement + 2 weeks of tutorial study.

Monthly start dates make this program fast and flexible. If you wish to receive information regarding the Business Experience Certificate fees and starting dates, please Contact us.

The fee includes:

  • Registration fee
  • Tuition
  • Books and study material

“I was placed at a coffee shop in North Vancouver. The location was just amazing. From the counter we had a great view over the ocean and the mountains in the horizon. It was, more or less, always busy and the customers were so nice and polite and were always interested in knowing where you were from. What I like most about Vancouver is the diversity of people and the beautiful surroundings. We went hiking a couple of times, had a Halloween party, saw the Chinese New Year Parade, celebrated Canada Day and much more. Besides that I visited Whistler, Bowen Island, Sunshine Coast, Toronto and Victoria.” – Andreas, Denmark

“My adventure started off in Rocky Mountains where I worked at a mountain resort. During my time there I got to see wonderful nature and magical views when I was hiking. It was also a lot of other fun things to do including mountain biking, horseback riding, white water rafting and canoeing. After the summer season was over I decided to move to Vancouver and now I live in an apartment in beautiful Yaletown. I work in a coffee shop downtown as well so that fits me perfectly.” – Anne, Norway

“Coming to Vancouver has really been a learning experience. I saw myself mature in ways I thought I had been. Learning from the pros and seeing the difference between learning at university and mentoring/ learning at work. The ability to stand my own and explore this great city. Since coming here I have found my confidence and passion of product design. Whether it’s from presenting or talking to clients I know I saw myself improve. Thank you, Canada.” – Faith, United Kingdom

“My first job was at a coffee shop chain. I worked there for 2.5 months as a Barista. I also got a job as a server in the restaurant at a private tennis club. During this work abroad experience my English improved a lot. That’s mainly because I use different expressions than I learned in school. I can use a broader vocabulary now. Also, I met new people that have different cultures. All the Canadians here are really kind and helpful.” – Ilse, Germany

“I have had a great experience coming to Vancouver. Within the 2 months I have gained so much experience in life and at the workplace. I see myself being more independent and confident, which was one of my main goals. I’m so happy I found Latitude, they worked so hard to make sure I get an internship.” – Shiny, United Kingdom

“I started to work as a Barista at one of the many coffee shops here in Vancouver. I pretty much worked all summer except for going on two trips, one to Seattle and the other to Toronto. I usually went to the weekly pub nights which were a really fun time. All these events helped me meet so many new awesome people.” -Rasmus, Sweden

“As part of my International Business Management studies, I was required to complete an internship so I decided to go to Toronto as I have family there. I learned a lot about the marketing industry and about Canada as well. I have benefited a lot from the work and from the cultural experience during my stay in Canada.” – Alex, United Kingdom

“My volunteering is definitely off to a good start, all the people I met today were super nice and I think I’m going to like the work, too! I’m also settled in with my host family and I think I hit the jackpot with them because they are truly super welcoming.” – Borbala, Hungary

Ready? Apply now for the Certificate in Business Experience Program!