Develop transferable and sought-after business communication skills which are fundamental for building and maintaining business relationships internally and externally.
- Gain a solid foundation in administration skills and prepare for entry into the world of business
- Improve key skills needed for success in a business environment such as communication, teamwork, prioritizing and problem solving
- Learn from instructors with recent industry experience
- Develop soft skills sought by today's employers
Daytime 26 weeks
Evening 48 weeks
Daytime 48 weeks
Evening 88 weeks
*Schedules will be adjusted in December to accommodate public holidays. Contact us for more information.
2020 - DAYTIME PROGRAM:
Dec 30 (2019), Jan 27, Feb 24, Mar 23, Apr 20, May 19, Jun 15, Jul 13, Aug 10, Sep 8, Oct 5, Nov 2, Nov 30
2021 - DAYTIME PROGRAM:
Jan 4, Feb 1, Mar 1, Mar 29, Apr 26,
May 25, Jun 21, Jul 19, Aug 16, Sep 13, Oct 12, Nov 8, Dec 6
2020 - EVENING PROGRAM (Vancouver Only):
Jan 13, Mar 9, May 4, Jun 29, Aug 24,
2021 - EVENING PROGRAM (Vancouver Only):
Jan 4, Feb 15, Apr 12, Jun 7, Aug 2,
Sep 27, Nov 22
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This course teaches effective approaches to team management and communication within a team. Students will look objectively at the benefits and value of teamwork and learn about the importance and prominence of teamwork in the professional workplace. In this course, students will learn ways to support organizational goals through team projects and performance management.
In this course students will learn the key principles of business communication, becoming aware of different means of communication and building effective strategies for collecting and presenting information.
In this workplace-centered course, students will learn how to identify customer needs and monitor service provided to customers to ensure customer satisfaction.
In this course, students will prepare to take their new skills and knowledge into the job market. Students will focus on defining their future goals and career aspirations, and will learn how to write effective resumés and cover letters, interview basics, and what employers are looking for. Students will complete the course feeling prepared to find work in their new field.
In this course students will learn strategies and techniques to establish and implement a personal professional development plan to strive for efficiency and effectiveness in business. Students will reflect on their personal Self-Awareness through assessing their values, strengths and weaknesses as well as their vision in life. This will also help students set meaningful life and career goals, align with their goals more effectively and understand oneself in relation to others.
In this course students will learn to adapt the style and layout of documents to their intended audience, while respecting the organization’s policies regarding document integrity.
In this course students will learn best approaches to establishing effective workplace relationships valuing diversity and respecting protocols.
During the co-op work placement, students will put their skills into practise in a local workplace in a position related to their specific program objectives. Students will be required to complete job tasks as assigned to them by the employer. In addition, students are required to provide regular feedback (monthly) on their placement experience to Greystone College using prescribed reporting forms.
The course is divided into 2 sections, Work Placements Skills (WPS) 1 and 2. WPS 1 acts as an introduction to all the things you need to know about living and working in Canada and helps students through the process of applying for a tax file number (SIN). It also prepares students for the workplace by helping them to apply for jobs and ensuring their résumés and cover letters are to industry standards. WPS 2 prepares students for their Co-Op Work Experience and develops their networking skills.