Career and Professional Development

School of Continuing Studies

_Diploma in Management with a Concentration in Entrepreneurship (Admissions no longer accepted as of Wi


The Centre for Continuing Education in cooperation with The Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies offers the Diploma in Management with an Entrepreneurship Concentration. The program is open to those who have completed an undergraduate degree other than a Bachelor of Commerce (or equivalent) and wish to obtain a solid understanding of the entrepreneurial skills required to launch a sustainable venture. The course selections are designed to provide a broad range of theory along with fundamentals, soft skills and practical issues presented by experienced entrepreneurs. Participants who complete the program will acquire the tools necessary to considerably increase their odds of successfully launching and maintaining a new business venture.
In addition to the admission requirements for Diploma Programs, students must have an undergraduate degree in an area other than Commerce or equivalent.

NumberTitlePrerequisitesAvailable Times
CO-REQUISITES (These courses must be taking at the beginning of the program):
CMS2 500Mathematics for ManagementCMSC 000 or the Exemption by Examination test Note: Course must be completed in the first semester of the Diploma in Management program. WEDWEDWEDWED
CEC2 532Business EconomicsRestricted to students in the Certificates in Finance and Risk Management; or other CPD Graduate programs.TUEMON TUEMON TUETUE
9 REQUIRED Courses:
CACC 520Accounting for ManagementCo-requisite: CMS2 500 or the Exemption by ExaminationTHUTUE THUTHUTHU
CEN2 500New Venture Formation  MONTUE 
CEN2 505Sales and Negotiation Strategies  THU  
CEN2 510Practical Entrepreneurship ManagementCEN2 500, CEN2 505, CEN2 506  MON 
CFIN 512Corporate Finance(CACC 520 or CACC 521) and CMS2 521MON/SATMONMONMON/SAT
CMS2 521Applied Management StatisticsCMS2 500 or the Exemption by Examination TestWEDWEDWEDWED
CMR2 542Marketing Principles and Applications MONMONMONMON
CORG 551Behaviour in Organizations TUE/FRITUE WEDTUE WEDTUE/FRI
CPL2 553Small Business ManagementCACC 520 and CMR2 542 WED  
1 COMPLEMENTARY Course to be chosen from the following:
CGM2 510Project Management: Tools and TechniquesRestriction: Open to students currently in a graduate program. Not open to Special Students.MON/SAT TUE/THUTUEWEDMON/SAT TUE/THU
CMR2 543Marketing of ServicesCMR2 542 and CMR2 548  THU 
CMR2 556Buyer BehaviourCMR2 542 and CMR2 548  WED 
CMR2 566Global Marketing ManagementCMR2 542 and CMR2 548WED MONWED
CPL2 524Introduction to International BusinessAdvanced Students: Core Program (Minimum 5 required courses completed). THUTHU 
CPL2 533Developing Leadership Skills   THU 
CPL2 510Communication and Networking Skills THU FRI/SATSATSATTHU FRI/SAT
Or any other 500 or 600 graduate level course offered through CPD
and approved by the department.