Integrated Business Studies Certificate - 958

Mohawk College Certificate
Mix of classroom and online
Puzzle pieces with business words "analyze" "measure" "control" and "define"

Program Length

~ 1 - 2 years 

Cost ~ $400 per course + textbooks
Intakes Fall, Winter, Spring
Application Process Students can register without applying; please view 'Admission & Registration' tab 

Gain skills in a variety of different business areas to develop a well-rounded business portfolio. Enhance your skills in areas such as Accounting, Human Resources, Marketing and Entrepreneurship. This certificate can be completed in as little as 1 year. There are online, in-class, and blended delivery options available.

View courses available this term under Program of Studies.

You do not need to apply to begin this program, simply ensure you meet the admission requirements (listed on the Admission & Registration tab) and then you may register for any available courses.

Interested in taking a single course? No problem. Provided you have the appropriate prerequisites, these courses can be taken individually or as part of the full program.

Contact Continuing Education

Interdisciplinary, Media, Creative and Business

You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered.  Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.

Financial Assistance Information

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The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the current academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education -  Interdisciplinary, Media, Creative Arts and Business

Click on the Course number or Course title for more information on each course.

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A selection of courses are available each term. Courses that are currently not available (N/A) for registration may be offered in the future – check back frequently.

Courses in this program are currently offered via equivalency:

  • ACCTCB101 Accounting 1 is equivalent to BUSN10118 Finance and Managerial Accounting
  • SBMGBU395 Entrepreneurship Fundamentals is equivalent to BUSNBA107 Entrepreneurial Training

Mandatory Courses

Register Course number Course title Course Hours
Course description: Students will get a great overview on all the functions of a business and how they interact. This course is designed to help the learner understand the role of business in Canada by focusing on the basics of management, and organizational theory and structure.
Credits: 3
Equivalents: BUSNCB131
Course description: An introduction to financial accounting and managerial accounting with a focus on topics relevant to managerial decision making. The course has two distinct elements: Financial accounting with a focus on understanding financial statements and management accounting with an emphasis on costing, budgeting, and control.
Equivalents: ACCTCB101 or ACCTMCS01
Course description: The course will offer a careful examination of the process of entrepreneurship, concentrating on both theoretical styles and practical approaches. The course will address the following topics: business trends and entrepreneurship, the market and the target customer, competition, promotion, location analysis, management and personnel, financial requirements, preparing a business plan, buying a business and buying a franchise.
Credits: 3
Equivalents: BUSNBA532 or BUSNBA537 or SBMGBU395
Course description: Examine management challenges and strategic issues related to orientation and training, job analysis, appraisal and self-assessment, compensation and benefits.
Equivalents: MGMTBPC01 or HRESHRM01
Course description: Explore the foundational concepts of marketing, including key concepts such as market segmentation and target marketing, environmental analysis, and the marketing mix: price, product, promotion and place. Investigate consumer behaviour and integrated marketing communications.
Credits: 3

Select 1 from the next 4 courses

Register Course number Course title Course Hours
Course description: Develop strategies in managing your personal financial affairs. Identify the critical areas of financial concern and apply various techniques and models to analyze technical and non-technical problems associated with the various areas of financial planning.
Credits: 3
Course description: The basic principles of general project management that are covered include creation of work breakdown structures, using network diagrams and Gantt charges, preparing budgets, controlling resources and project termination, The techniques are based on a study of the typical project lifecycle.
Credits: 3
Equivalents: BUSNBE305
Course description: QuickBooks Online (QBO) is a cloud-based accounting software program. Students will learn the difference between QuickBooks Pro and QBO before utilizing program features. Students will explore and apply key features, including: tracking and communicating customers, invoicing, supplier management, profitability analysis, payroll, HST management and reporting. Additionally, students will explore a 3rd party application integration.
Course description: You will be introduced to the fundamental processes and roles and responsibilities of the business analyst. You will examine the use of tools and techniques used by business analysts within the broader context of organizations and their projects. You will review methodologies used to equip the business analyst to better perform as a communication link between all business areas and help them deliver on their key role in project and organizational success. Also included will be the effective use of communication, interviewing skills and information gathering techniques. Through the combination of lectures, discussions and exercises, the course explores insight into the interaction between the business analyst and its surrounding projects and presents methodologies to identify, analyze and resolve business problems.
Credits: 3
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Special Focus: Quickbooks Online (Course: INFO10218)