Algonquin College

Business - Management and Entrepreneurship


Algonquin College has partnered with CDI College, a private career college located in the Greater Toronto Area to deliver this program to international students at their campus in North York, Ontario.
Students who complete their Algonquin College program of study through CDI College will graduate with an Algonquin College credential.
Thrive with a challenging and rewarding career as an entrepreneur.
The two-year Business - Management and Entrepreneurship Ontario College Diploma program provides you with the knowledge and skills for a successful career in management or ownership of a small or medium-sized enterprise.
This program has a strong focus on business trends, developing an entrepreneurial mindset, and innovation in a digital economy. It encourages your creativity, strategic thinking and originality, as you cultivate the skills to start up and run a small business.
Explore your talents and creativity through hands-on projects that can be customized to your interests. Learn about business concepts and how to:

Develop a good business idea
Create a business model
Validate your business through market research
Manage people and resources
Understand financial information
Gain customer attention and sell
Create a digital presence
Launch a business
Create a start-up idea that you develop and enhance throughout the program. Complete multiple team-based projects, including the creation of an online store as well as the presentation of a comprehensive business plan.
Upon graduation, you are ready for a variety of career paths. You may start a business, manage an existing business, continue your education or find a career in:

digital marketing
visual merchandising
store planning
professional sales
social media
marketing research
customer service and management
This program is well-suited for students who:

Want to control their destiny and start a small-to medium-sized business.
Are interested in leveraging their entrepreneurial spirit to manage an existing business.
Learn in an environment that encourages the generation of new ideas.
Strive to become strategic thinkers and find better ways of doing things.
Get the job done by being proactive.
Are interested in being a part of a like-minded group of students and faculty that helps them achieve their goals.

CDI - North York
Program Duration:
2 Years
Work Integrated Learning:
PGWP Eligibility:
English Requirement:
Winter 2023:
Fall 2023:
Spring 2023:
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