Canadian Vocational and ICT Academy Inc


Canadian Vocational and ICT Academy Inc

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Diploma in Business Management - General Management

Key Information

Campus location




Study format



24 Month


Full time

Tuition fees

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Take your career to the next level with the Business Management diploma, majoring in General Management. This program is offered to students who have completed the Business Management certificate and are looking to build on the skills mastered during their first year.

Through project-based learning, you’ll have the opportunity to practice applying foundational business concepts to real world problems. Working alongside business owners and clients, you’ll complete a semester-long project identifying business problems through research and the development of meaningful and effective solutions supported by evidence.

Upon completion of this program, you will have received invaluable hands-on learning experiences, along with mentorship from business owners.


2.0 GPA in the 30 credits from the CVIA Business Management Certificate program or its equivalent.

Transfer Options: CVIA has developed agreements with other educational institutions to allow for transition to CVIA, or to another institution to continue your education. Articulations & Agreements

Out of Province Applicants: Please refer to the Provincial Equivalency Chart for course equivalencies.

International Applicants: CVIA welcomes applications from International Applicants and those who have completed their high school education outside of Canada. Please note, it is still necessary to meet all of the noted admission requirements, including English Language Proficiency


Term 1

Completed the following:

  • FIN2130 – Small Business Finance (3-0-0 hrs)
  • HRM1010 – Human Resources Management (3-0-0 hrs)
  • MGT2110 – Operations Management (3-0-0 hrs)
  • MGT2120 – Risk Management (3-0-0 hrs)
  • MKG2150 – Marketing and Sales (3-0-0 hrs)

Term 2

Completed the following:

  • BUS2220 – Research and Data Management (3-0-0 hrs)
  • COM2250 – Strategic Communications (3-0-0 hrs)
  • MGT2240 – Innovation and Strategy (3-0-0 hrs)
  • MGT2400 – Introduction to Project Management (3-0-0 hrs)
  • MGT2210 – Entrepreneurship (3-0-0 hrs)

Scholarships and Funding

Scholarships & Student Awards

CVIA offers over 450 awards, valued at $500,000+ in scholarships, bursaries and prizes. Thanks to our industry partners, alumni, and friends of CVIA we are fortunate to offer a generous student awards program to students.

Entrance Awards Available!

Entrance awards range from $250 – $1500 for students applying for the 2022-2023 academic year and have a paid tuition deposit by June 15, 2022.

Career Opportunities

CVIA has a solid reputation working with employers in the industry! This directly translates into jobs for our graduates. Opportunities include, but are not limited to:

  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Consultation and management duties
  • Event management
  • Entrepreneurship

About CVIA

CVIA collaborates with its affiliates in delivering full degrees, certifications, postgraduate diplomas, and customized just-in-time workshops & seminars, via its comprehensive 35 certificates (over 150 40-hour courses).

Driven by the strong demand for global executive education focused on leading and managing information technology initiatives, with programs for IT & non-IT executives from entry level to C-level.

Jerry Luftman Ph.D. has leveraged his experience as a CIO, IT management consultant, and academic, with his strong network of prominent academics and IT practitioners, to provide a valuable and innovative portfolio of IT management education offerings

The institute affiliates are comprised of leading universities and management associations, and over 300 prominent academics, practitioners, and management consultants, from around the globe.

Most affiliates participate in several of the GIIM Executive and Management Boards that make decisions regarding the 35 IT Management Certificates and their respective content.

The engagement of these industry and academic leaders provides a strong endorsement for the quality and value of GIIMs 35 certificates.

All courses adhere to leading international accreditation agency (e.g., AACSB, EFMD, AMBA, EQUIS, NSCHBC, NBA, ABET, Middle States Association) standards and expectations (e.g., European e-Competence Framework).