XI. Special Study Opportunities

Certificates and Diplomas

Certificate in Business

The Certificate in Business is designed to be beneficial to those who are not enrolled in a business program, but wish to gain knowledge of business concepts. It provides participants with opportunities to develop the professional skills essential for success in business environments. The functional areas of business are introduced in required courses. Participants may customize their learning through their choice of electives by either focusing on one particular subject area or selecting from different subject areas for more breadth. The Certificate in Business, available to both undergraduate students and open learners, is offered by the University of Guelph through the College of Management and Economics.

Required Course

MGMT*2150 [0.50] Introduction to Canadian Business Management *

Restricted Electives

2.00 credit from:
ACCT*2220 [0.50] Financial Accounting
BUS*2090 [0.50] Individuals and Groups in Organizations
ECON*1050 [0.50] Introductory Microeconomics
ECON*1100 [0.50] Introductory Macroeconomics
ECON*2200 [0.50] Industrial Relations
EDRD*3140 [0.50] Organizational Communication
FARE*3310 [0.50] Operations Management
MCS*1000 [0.50] Introductory Marketing
MCS*2020 [0.50] Marketing Information Management
MCS*2100 [0.50] Personal Financial Management
MCS*3000 [0.50] Advanced Marketing
POLS*3470 [0.50] Business-Government Relations in Canada
As part of the 2.00 credit restricted electives students may select one of:
FREN*3530 [0.50] Business French
HISP*3530 [0.50] Business Spanish

* Note: Students registered in B.COMM. or in the Business Administration or Marketing Management minor are not eligible for the Certificate.

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