Business and Project Management

CREDENTIAL: Post-Degree Diploma

Learn top strategies and processes for planning, executing, and monitoring projects in a Canadian business environment. Understand the difference between Agile and Waterfall project management, and know how to plan to get a PMI® Project Management Professional (PMP)®, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®, and other project management designations.

Tuition: 39794*
Credential: Post-Degree Diploma
Length: 2 0 years
Hours: Full-time
Delivery: Class-based
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Campus: Downtown Downtown
Start Dates: Jan, May, Sep

What you will learn

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Apply strategies and processes in initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing projects.
  • Manage risks to reduce project uncertainties.
  • Demonstrate project management skills to optimize project outcomes.
  • Adapt project management approaches to meet the specific needs of organizations.
  • Apply strategies for managing stakeholders’ needs and expectations throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Construct comprehensive project plans that address the goals and objectives of organizations.
  • Apply critical thinking and problem-solving techniques to make sound business management decisions and recommendations.
  • Implement effective communication plans to ensure project success.
  • Utilize change management strategies to support project implementation.
  • Demonstrate ethical and professional behaviours as a project team member.
  • Communicate and contribute as a project team member to the overall success of projects.
  • Apply reflective practices to identify professional development opportunities and enhance lifelong learning.

What to expect

The courses will be presented using a variety of instructional strategies, resources and activities including lectures, active learning strategies, online activities, group activities, and projects.

Instructional activities require students to be actively engaged and collaborate with other students.

Admission requirements


  • Successful completion of an undergraduate degree from an accredited post-secondary institution
  • Knowledge of English demonstrated by one of the following:
    • English Studies 12 with a minimum ‘C’ grade, or equivalent
    •  English Language Proficiency at a minimum English 12 C’ level


  • Seats are offered to applicants who have met all admission requirements, on a first-qualified, first-served basis.
  • International applicants must be 17 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school. (Some exceptions may apply.)
  • Applicants must submit official transcripts and educational documents as required by their course or program.
  • All VCC applicants are required to function successfully in an English-speaking classroom. English requirements vary by program. For details, visit VCC International - English Requirements.   

Recommended Characteristics

  1. Motivated and disciplined.
  2. Well-developed analytical and critical thinking skills.
  3. Experienced in word processing and use of spreadsheets

Courses *

Classes may be scheduled during the daytime, as well as evenings or weekends. Students will receive their schedules before classes begin.

Prior learning assessment and recognition

Prior learning assessment and recognition is not available for this program.

Fees and other costs *

Tuition deposits are payable usually within three weeks after a Letter of Offer is issued.

Tuition Deposit

11000 (10000 non-refundable)

Tution deposits are payable usually within two (2) weeks after a Letter of Offer is issued.

Fee descriptionFee AmountNotes
Application fee145
Tuition Tuition 39794
Student union283
College initiative183
Materials0 not including textbooks
Campus resource398
Tools (deposit)0
Coverall (deposit)0
Uniform (deposit)0
Medical and Dental 570
Temporary Medical Insurance 149
U-PASS 736
Program-specific extra fees0
Textbooks or other supplies may be required for this program. For information and prices, visit the VCC Bookstore.

This is an international cohort program. As international cohorts are exclusively for international students, international fees apply throughout the duration of the program.

Apply now

Jan 2025
(Winter term)
February 01, 2024
May 2025
(Spring/Summer term)
June 01, 2024
Sep 2024
(Fall term)
October 01, 2023


  • Apply Now: Qualified applicants may receive offers of admission if seats are available, or placed on waitlists if seats are full.
  • Closed: Applications are not accepted.
  • For details about application availability based on study permit status and recommendations if the application status is closed, visit the Availability Status page.
Apply to VCC international programs online. Check the application availability status for your desired program and intake before applying.

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