Graduates of the Business program will be able to carry out a variety of business functions within Canadian, and international business settings. Students will obtain a practical comprehension of key principles and practices necessary for success in the field. Skill areas such as accounting, marketing and human resources will be addressed. This is a general business program designed to offer the widest possible career and/or additional educational opportunities upon graduation. Smooth transition for transfer after completion of first year to other business programs offered at the college.
In this two year program students will receive the skills to plan, administer, configure and maintain individual and networked computer systems. They are also trained to provide technical support for computer users in a business environment.
This two year diploma prepares students with the foundational knowledge and core skills required to work in the diverse and challenging field of eldercare. Theories relevant to understanding the aging process and the needs of seniors are emphasized. Program content includes interpersonal communication, case management, interviewing, group work intervention, diversity, advocacy, social justice, and community practice.
This graduate (post-diploma or post-degree) certificate program is intended for those seeking employment in Human Resources Management or for individuals already in the field who wish to update and expand their skills in order to pursue a career in Human Resources Management and secure the CHRP designation. For further information go to www.hrpa.org or call 1-800-387-1311.
Students who meet the graduate certificate admissions criteria and successfully complete the required courses will qualify for a graduate certificate in Human Resources Management from St. Clair College. Prospective candidates who are planning to begin taking courses towards this credential on or after September 1, 2008 should be aware that at the time of application for the graduate certificate, they will be required to show proof of a previous diploma or degree from an approved post-secondary institution or the equivalent in years of professional experience in the Human Resources field. Individuals with questions about this should call (519) 972-2711.
In addition, the courses will be accredited by the Human Resources Professional Association of Ontario towards the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam. Students who have completed the Human Resources Studies Certificate will be able to further their studies through this program.
This two-year post-graduate program in International Business Management - Logistics enables graduates to enter the industry as business professionals, capable of investigating target market demands and determining the best opportunities for export. This program builds the necessary skills to understand, monitor, and influence the effective and efficient movement of goods and services across international borders. Employers are looking for graduates who can analyze financial statements, manage cash flow and apply the most appropriate International Commercial Terms to transfer the cost and risk when moving goods from the seller to the buyer. Graduates will be well prepared to develop viable market entry strategies for foreign markets and to create project management plans for international ventures. These capabilities will offer the competitive advantage that today’s global organizations need.
Office administrators in the health services field are vital members of the healthcare team, often the first person to interact with clients in a physician’s office. Graduates are able to work within and manage any health services office with the required comprehensive knowledge and specialized skills. Accuracy and confidentiality are paramount and students should have excellent critical thinking skills, be organized and know how to prioritize. Students must have solid interpersonal skills and work effectively in a multicultural environment. Good communication skills, both written and oral, and excellent keyboarding skills, are assets.
The Data Analytics for Business program prepares students to visualize past, present, and future patterns by linking and presenting information in meaningful ways. The area of data analytics offers deeper insight and meaning of data sets for users by telling the story behind the information. This type of detailed and defined information enables graduates to effectively predict trends, understand the needs of customers, as well as make more informed business decisions.
Students will learn a unique blend of theoretical knowledge and advanced applicable skills. Students will also learn large scale data manipulation, how to collect, curate, encode, and store data sets, which can be analyzed and mined in ways that can be reused and repurposed to solve challenges and predict future patterns for business decision making. Students will gain critical thinking skills that demonstrate the ability to use existing and discoverable data to solve business problems.