Business Management

CREDENTIAL: Post-Degree Diploma

Learn advanced skills and gain a solid foundation for work in finance, administration, and management in Canadian business.

Tuition: 38635*
Credential: Post-Degree Diploma
Length: 2 0 years
Hours: Full-time
Delivery: Class-based
Program Flyer: Download /media/vancouver-community-college/content-assets/documents/international/flyer-business-management-post-degree-diploma.pdf
Campus: Downtown Downtown
Start Dates: Jan, May, Sep

What you will learn

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

  • Communicate effectively and respectfully as business professionals
  • Work with others to solve problems and manage projects
  • Apply core leadership competencies in the business sector
  • Evaluate financial information and financial implications related to business decisions to support the goals of a business enterprise
  • Improve business procedures by applying up-to-date principles of operations management
  • Apply critical thinking and problem-solving techniques to make sound management decisions and recommendations
  • Manage cross-culturally with adaptability, flexibility, openness and confidence
  • Manage basic human relations issues in a business setting
  • Evaluate the impact of various economic, legal, cultural, political and geopolitical systems on business and leadership
  • Act in an ethical and socially responsible manner within the legal framework of national and international business sectors
  • Employ sustainable decision-making and practices in their work as business professionals

What to expect

The courses will be presented using a variety of instructional strategies, resources and activities including lectures, case studies, presentations and guest speakers.  A strong emphasis will be placed on using recent case studies from domestic and international businesses to highlight the theoretical material.  During the final 14 weeks of the program, students will be placed in a practicum with a local business.

Admission requirements


  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited post-secondary institution
  • Knowledge of English demonstrated by one of the following:


  • 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

  • A strong foundation in mathematics and English
  • Motivated and disciplined
  • Well-developed analytical and critical thinking skills
  • 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

10850 (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 38635
Student union256
College initiative177
Materials0 not including textbooks
Campus resource387
Tools (deposit)0
Coverall (deposit)0
Uniform (deposit)0
Medical and Dental 550
Temporary Medical Insurance 149
U-PASS 708
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.

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Business Management Post-Degree Diploma
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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