Small businesses represent 98% of all businesses in BC and are a major contributor to economic trade and activity. The majority of these businesses have less than five employees, which means that owners, managers and staff need to have a broad range of business knowledge and management skills.
The Small Business Management Statement of Completion provides the essential tools to start a small business or to more effectively manage one. The courses develop your understanding and application of core business functions and are helpful for anyone wanting to start a small business or take their business to the next level.
Upon completion of four of the following six courses listed in the program matrix, you will be eligible to receive the Small Business Management Statement of Completion.
Take a single course, or work towards a credential — all at a pace that's right for you.
Part-time courses are offered in a variety of scheduling formats, including at night or on weekends, flexible day time delivery, or you can opt for distance or online learning. If you meet the prerequisites and there's space available, you can register for a course immediately. Courses are offered in each of three terms: Fall (September), Winter (January) and Spring/Summer (April).To be successful in BCIT's fast paced applied learning environment, it is strongly recommended that students have English proficiency in all four language skills: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Two years of education in English in an English-speaking country and English 12 are strongly recommended for success. For information on English equivalencies, testing and upgrading options, visit:
Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at BCIT? Check out BCIT's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.
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