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Ontario College Diploma

Business

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

(Brampton)

Hazel McCallion Campus

(Mississauga)

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A great overview of the business field and its possibilities.

Program Overview

Exceptional educators

Our professors are not only outstanding teachers, but also successful business people who are highly experienced in their respective fields. Through their connections in the business world, they are able to enhance your education by bringing in real-world examples of business issues.

Things you'll learn

Through practical, hands-on classroom activities, you’ll learn to make business decisions, plan, work with a team, use business computer applications and write effective business correspondence. The first year will provide you with a solid grounding in business fundamentals, and the second year will allow you to specialize, taking courses that meet your particular career interests and goals.

Sheridan Business Career Fair

You’ll have an opportunity to network with prospective employers, distribute your résumé and learn about local career opportunities at the annual Sheridan Business Career Fair. Recruiters from more than 50 top-level local and national employers regularly attend this event.

Your Business diploma program will cover such topics as:

  • Analysis of the business environment
  • Managing a business
  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Human resources
  • Finance
  • Business Information Systems

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Degree Entrance Scholarship Available

Once you’ve applied for admission to this program, we’ll automatically consider you for this award.

Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

Courses subject to change.

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including these required courses:

  • One English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or ENG4U), minimum 60%

plus

  • Mathematics, Grade 12 (C or U) or mathematics, Grade 11 (M or U*) *MBF3C does not meet this requirement.
  • Minimum 65% overall average

or

Mature student status.

Applicant Selection

Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of previous academic achievement (the average of their six highest senior-level credits, including required courses).

Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program may be advised individually regarding other related programs.

Transferring from an Ontario College

Business students who have successfully completed one or two years of their program can easily transfer their credits to another college in the province. A system-wide agreement is in place at Sheridan and other colleges, permitting students to transfer among all college business programs across Ontario. The agreement means that business students in programs such as Business General, Human Resources, Accounting and Marketing will receive full credit for their completed courses. Given the high enrolment of business programs, these pathways provide additional flexibility for a significant number of students. Interested students should apply at ontariocolleges.ca using the appropriate program entry level at the new college. For more information, email infosheridan@sheridancollege.ca

Course Exemptions

Many courses within the Business programs are eligible for Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR). Students with experiential learning may be able to challenge certain courses. In addition, certain College or University credits may permit course exemptions. The Office of the Registrar can provide information on how to apply for course exemptions.

Program Duration

Program duration for September starts is two academic years. Program duration for January starts is 16 months continuous.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Sheridan’s English proficiency requirements.

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary


Career Opportunities

As a graduate of our Business program, you'll be ready for a career in any number of businesses.

Graduates of this program typically pursue employment in the following fields:

  • Entrepreneur
  • Business Owner
  • Managing family-owned businesses
  • Sales Representative
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Business Coordinator

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Co-op

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary


Degree Completion

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If you have a two-year Ontario business diploma or a three-year Ontario business advanced diploma with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, you may be eligible for one of our Degree Completion programs.

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to apply your diploma credits toward a Sheridan degree.

Degree Completion allows you to:

✔ Build on your diploma
✔ Get your degree in less time
✔ Advance your career

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and discuss the impact of global issues on an organization's business opportunities by using an environmental scan.
  • Apply principles of corporate sustainability, corporate social responsibility and ethics to support an organization's business initiatives.
  • Use current concepts/systems and technologies to support an organization's business initiatives.
  • Apply basic research skills to support business decision making.
  • Support the planning, implementation and monitoring of projects.
  • Perform work in compliance with relevant statutes, regulations and business practices.
  • Explain the role of the human resource function and its impact on an organization.
  • Use accounting and financial principles to support the operations of an organization.
  • Describe and apply marketing and sales concepts used to support the operations of an organization.
  • Outline principles of supply chain management and operations management.
  • Outline and assess the components of a business plan.
  • Develop strategies for ongoing personal and professional development to enhance work performance in the business field.

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Internship

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary


Program Fees

Fees shown here are estimates only. Fees are in Canadian dollars and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees shown here are for the 2022–2023 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic terms of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent terms are not reflected on this website.

Fees For Canadian Students

Fees for Canadian students

$4,408.49
Fees for International Students

Fees for International students

$18,182.49

Financial Aid & Awards

Your education is a big investment, and we're here to help! Keep an eye on our Financial Aid & Awards page for regular updates, and check out these important links:

International Entrance Scholarship

All new international students beginning their full-time postsecondary studies (ESL excluded) in Spring 2022, Fall 2022 or Winter 2023 semesters in Year 1 (Semester 1) will receive an entrance scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $2,000.

Bursaries for Grade 12 Students Pursuing Studies Toward a Career in Law

The annual Bursary Program for grade 12 students pursuing careers in the justice sector at an Ontario university or college is now open! Bursaries are offered by the Association of Justices of the Peace of Ontario (AJPO), the Association of Ontario Judges (AOJ) and the Ontario Superior Court Judges’ Association (OSCJA). Each association offers one bursary per year in each of their judicial regions for a total of 22 bursaries province-wide!

Applications close on May 27, 2022. Spread the word to students! Visit the Bursary web page for more information.

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Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Frequently Asked Questions

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Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Financial Planning Certification

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Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Professional Sales Certificate

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Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Earn your Masters degree

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Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Transfer Opportunities

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Computer Science Specializations

In our Honours Bachelor of Computer Science program, you'll learn foundational skills that prepare you to work in any area of computer science. But you’ll also have the chance to specialize in one of four emerging fields that interests you the most.

In the first year of the program, you’ll be introduced to each of these four fields: cloud computing, data analytics, game engineering, and network engineering.

Then, you’ll focus your studies on your selected specialization. You’ll take eight courses in your specialization of choice, gaining specific skills that are not taught in traditional diploma and degree programs. Your computer science specialization will give you a competitive advantage when you graduate.

You can specialize in one of the following fields:

  • Get a deeper understanding of cloud computing — the delivery of computing system resources such as software, databases, servers, data storage, and more — over the Internet. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of private, hybrid or public cloud delivery.

    Specialized Courses
    • Internet of Things
    • Storage Systems
    • Virtualization
    • Cloud Infrastructure
    • Distributed & Parallel Computing
    • Security & Privacy in the Cloud
    • Cloud Economics
    • Cloud Monitoring & Governance
    Specialized Career Opportunities
    • Cloud Software Engineer: Develop large-scale production clouds.
    • Cloud Developer: Create new cloud services and improve current cloud products.
    • Cloud Automation Specialist: Design and implement automated technologies and processes that support your employer’s cloud offerings.
    • Cloud Architect: Use software development and information technology skills to build hybrid DevOp platforms that leverage your employer’s web services, cloud and on-premise data centres.
    • Systems Administrator – Cloud Operations: Automate, organize, monitor and maintain all of your employer’s cloud-based systems.
    • Cloud Services Adviser: Sell and market various cloud solutions, such as Office 365 or Watson analytics.
  • Learn how to apply statistical analysis, data mining and other advanced techniques to draw new and useful insights from large data sets. Confidently interpret and share information about the data patterns you discover.

    Specialized Courses
    • Business Processes
    • Data Analysis & Visualization 1
    • Big Data Management & Processing
    • Data Analysis & Visualization 2
    • Data Warehouse Design & Implementation
    • Machine Learning Techniques
    • Data Mining
    • Business Communication
    Specialized Career Opportunities
    • Data Scientist: Perform data analysis and develop and implement predictive models.
    • Data Architect: Design and implement big data solutions that support the Data Warehouse Environment (DWE).
    • Data Analyst: Apply current technologies, concepts and methodologies to build development projects that integrate various data sources.
    • Data Developer: Use Big Data architectures to migrate data from various databases, implement latest technologies and meet functional and technical requirements.
    • Big Data Platform Engineer: Design, build and administer platforms that combine several big data applications and utilities within a single solution.
  • Master the algorithmic, programming and mathematical techniques used to develop software components for computer games.

    Specialized Courses
    • Gameplay Programming 1
    • Game Engine Architecture
    • Gameplay Programming 2
    • Computer Graphics & Animation
    • Artificial Intelligence for Games
    • Game Tools and Data-Driven Design
    • Multiplayer Games
    • Games in Emerging Technologies & Hardware
    Specialized Career Opportunities
    • Game Developer: Design new games, including art and animation, or write programs to implement a game.
    • Gameplay Programmer: Enhance computer games with gameplay features that improve the user experience.
  • Learn the specialized skills needed to plan, construct, optimize and manage the computer networks that businesses and organizations rely on every day.

    Specialized Courses
    • IP Engineering 1
    • Network Access Technologies
    • Network Service Applications
    • IP Engineering 2
    • Enterprise Network Operations
    • IP Engineering 3
    • Emerging Topics in Networking
    • Internet Core Technologies
    Specialized Career Opportunities
    • Network Engineer: Design, install, maintain and support computer networks.
    • Data Network Services: Troubleshoot computer network performance issues, analyze network traffic, plan capacity solutions and ensure service readiness.
    • Network Quality Assurance Engineer: Perform manual and automatic quality assurance testing for networks.
  • Learn how to develop effective simulation software using techniques such as discrete event modelling, continuous system modelling, probabilistic modelling and mathematical modelling.

    Specialized Courses
    • Introduction to Modelling & Simulation
    • Mathematical Modelling
    • Graphics and Visualization
    • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
    • Modelling & Simulation Methods
    • High Performance Software Design
    • Advanced Graphics and Visualization
    • Advanced Modelling and Simulation
    Specialized Career Opportunities
    • Medical Imaging Software Specialist: Evaluate existing technologies, develop and implement algorithms and conduct system-level engineering to analyze, visualize, manipulate and integrate medical image-based solutions. 
    • Data Visualization Specialist: Independently design, visualize and implement data visualization solutions using data visualization best practices.
    • Imaging Programmer: Use advanced programming knowledge, template development environments and image processing software packages to process medical image data. 
    • Modelling Specialist: Perform predictive modelling and data mining (including the design, development, maintenance and implementation of models) to identify trends and outliers, apply statistical methods to the data and interpret the results, and develop and design clear and informative data visualizations.

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary


Articulation Agreements

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Mission

Our mission is to utilize harmonious, comprehensive and specialized training to empower our learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude required to demonstrate the Professional Competencies for Canadian Pharmacy Technicians at Entry to Practice.

Program Vision

Our vision is to graduate highly-skilled life-long learners who uphold professional integrity and promote quality and safety in practice.

Critical Performance Statement

Upon graduation, students in Sheridan’s Pharmacy Technician diploma program will have demonstrated the ability to pursue the career of pharmacy technician and to practice safely in a community or hospital while adhering to the scope of practice for pharmacy technicians.

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Field Placements

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program availability

Ontario College Diploma

Part-time Program code: PBUSP

Ontario College Diploma
Start date Campus Status
Jan 2023 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available
Jan 2023 Hazel McCallion Campus (Mississauga) Available
May 2023 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available
May 2023 Hazel McCallion Campus (Mississauga) Available
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Jan 2024 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available
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Ontario College Diploma

Full-time 2 years Program code: PBUSS

Ontario College Diploma
Start date Campus Status
Jan 2023 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available
Jan 2023 Hazel McCallion Campus (Mississauga) Available
Sep 2023 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available
Sep 2023 Hazel McCallion Campus (Mississauga) Available
Jan 2024 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available
Jan 2024 Hazel McCallion Campus (Mississauga) Available

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