Program Capabilities

Program Capabilities outline what skills students should possess as they progress through each term/year of their program.

Students and employers will find this information most useful and can reference either the list of skills or the full program capabilities document to ensure students are gaining the experience they need to fulfill the program requirements.

Upon Graduation

  • Interpret and record business transactions, and prepare basic financial statements
  • Integrate knowledge of capital investments, credit planning, and finance into relevant aspects of work
  • Utilize the concepts and business applications of computer information systems
  • Adhere to the concepts of organizational behaviour, and apply decision-making and problem solving techniques in formulating business policy
  • Apply the concepts of human resource management and organizational behaviour to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Analyze a marketing situation and develop appropriate advertising recommendations and sales promotion strategies
  • Compare and contrast various pricing strategies and their effects on sales and profits
  • Prepare and deliver a sales presentation
  • Utilize effective oral and written communications in all aspects of work completed
  • Apply effective interpersonal skills
  • Articulate various economic principles and their relationship to business economic principles and their relationship to business
  • Complete all work according to relevant and accepted business ethics and within the scope of corporate responsibility
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of employee recruitment, selection, and retention strategies
  • Contribute to organizational development strategies aimed at promoting organizational effectiveness
  • Administer and communicate the organization’s total compensation plan
  • Undertake human resource management activities including planning, recruiting, selection, compensation, retention, and termination of employees following employment law.
  • Resolve workplace conflict using a variety of negotiation and mediation techniques.


For more information, please contact the appropriate campus:

Sarnia Campus
905-890-7833 x 222
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