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Ontario College Diploma

Office Administration – Executive

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Hazel McCallion Campus

(Mississauga)

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Gain the skills to provide specialized administrative support.

Program Overview

Critical training

Using your laptop in our Internet-connected classrooms, you'll complete interactive assignments and learn the skills most in demand by today's employers. The two-year program focuses on the higher-level technical and professional skills required if you wish to work in an executive office.

Things you'll learn

  • Advanced administrative functions such as arranging travel and taking minutes.
  • Executive support skills such as banking and payroll.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access).
  • Business writing, Internet research and report writing skills.

Administrative Simulation or Field Placement

When you've completed the first three terms and have met a prescribed GPA, you can choose either an Administrative Simulation course or a Field Placement course. Both prepare you for entry-level support positions in a business, government or professional office. This experience can be invaluable when you're ready to look for a professional executive assistant or administrative assistant position.

Additional information

You’ll also learn:

  • Leadership skills needed by office supervisors.
  • Webpage design including combining text, graphics, audio and video.
  • Oral presentation skills.
  • Job search and interview techniques.

Maximize Your Learning With Mobile Computing

Sheridan’s mobile computing teaching environment gives you 24/7 access to the course materials and software applications used in class. Using your personal laptop computer, you can perform class activities, complete assignments, and e-communicate with your professors and classmates. Mobile computing gives you freedom and flexibility that lead to greater learning.

"In my two years in the Office Administration – Executive Program I have gained many skills which I continue to use in my career. I was given an excellent placement, who also hired me after graduating. I am where I am because of my outstanding professors. Thank you." – Nisha Patel, Administrative Assistant, AssessMed, Mississauga

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

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.

  • CODETITLECREDITS
    COMM19599 Business English 3
    APPL19730 Word Processing Applications 3
    APPL10036 Spreadsheet Essentials 3
    OADM18823 Document Processing and Proficiency 3
    OADM19402Administrative Procedures 13
    OADM17545Professional Presentation3
    Total:18
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    APPL25586 Advanced Spreadsheets 3
    OADM29599 Advanced Document Processing 3
    APPL20000 Advanced Word Processing3
    FLPL23921 Workplace Preparation 3
    OADM15292 Administrative Procedures 23
     General Education Course (Open)3
    Total:18
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    OADM29546 Communication Skills for Administrative Professionals 3
    APPL15738Database Management 3
    APPL26783Desktop Publishing3
    OADM 25175 Administrative Procedures 3 3
    OADM28823 Financial Office Management 3
    General Education Course (Open)3
    Total:18
  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    APPL27670 Multimedia Presentations 3
    OADM20049 Introduction to Event Planning 3
    OADM20102 Project Management for Office Administrators 3
    MGMT24885 Leadership in the Workplace 3

    General Education Elective 3

    Plus one of the following:

    CODE TITLE CREDITS
    FLPL28263 Field Placement 4
    OADM26220 Administrative Simulation 4

    Total credits: 19

Courses subject to change.

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

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) with a minimum 60%
  • 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). Although not a requirement, Grade 12 mathematics or equivalent and basic computer skills are recommended.

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

*Course duration for September starts is 2 academic years. Course 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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Pilon School of Business

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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Career Opportunities

As a graduate of Sheridan's Office Administration – Executive diploma program, you'll be ready to take on the responsibilities of a busy professional office.

Here are some jobs you might find:

  • Administrative or Executive Assistant
  • Human Resources Clerk
  • Office Administrator or Supervisor
  • Product Information Coordinator
  • Project Manager Assistant
  • Records Management Coordinator

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Pilon School of Business

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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Pilon School of Business

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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

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Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Degree Completion

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Ontario College Diploma

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2 yrs (4 semesters)

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Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Conduct oneself professionally and adhere to relevant legislation, standards and codes of ethics.
  • Manage the scheduling, coordination and organization of administrative tasks and workflow within specific deadlines and according to set priorities.
  • Coordinate the collection, analysis, distribution and response to communications in the workplace to facilitate the flow of information.
  • Operate and provide support related to the use, maintenance and procurement of office equipment and technologies.
  • Evaluate, establish and administer a variety of records management systems to ensure confidential, secure, accessible and organized electronic and paper records.
  • Produce financial documents and reports by identifying and compiling relevant information and using accounting software.
  • Prepare and produce a variety of business documents using available technologies and applying industry standards.
  • Use interpersonal, leadership and client service skills to respond to diversity and to support the vision and mission of the organization.
  • Research, analyze and summarize information on resources and services and prepare summary reports with recommendations.
  • Select and use information technologies to support communication with internal and external stakeholders and to promote the organization.
  • Organize and coordinate meetings, conferences, special events and make travel arrangements, including the preparation of related documentation.
  • Support the implementation of projects by applying basic principles of project management.

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Ontario College Diploma

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2 yrs (4 semesters)

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Pilon School of Business

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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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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

$4,268.47
Fees for International Students

Fees for International students

$18,042.47

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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Ontario College Diploma

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2 yrs (4 semesters)

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Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Ontario College Diploma

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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.

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Pilon School of Business

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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

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Hazel McCallion Campus

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Articulation Agreements

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Ontario College Diploma

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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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Ontario College Diploma

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Ontario College Diploma

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Program availability

Ontario College Diploma

Full-time 2 years Program code: POFAE

Ontario College Diploma
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