Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Management)
Distance Learning, On-Campus
Full time, Part time
CAD 31,145 **
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* equal consideration deadline. After that, we consider applicants on a first-come, first-served basis until programs are full
** total program costs for Canadian students. $68,980.48 for international students. Online fees for Levels 4 and 6 only are $15,036.60
Fanshawe's four-year Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Management) Degree program will give you a well-rounded education focused on effective business management. Through our business management degree program, you will acquire a strong grasp of business fundamentals in the classroom and build on that knowledge through hands-on experience and mentoring. This business management degree focuses on in-demand concepts such as sustainable business practices and effective ethical leadership from local, national, and global perspectives.
Your Learning Experience
A requirement for graduation is completing a paid Co-operative Education work term. This process combines your studies with paid, related work experience. Fanshawe will help you find the right business fit for your dream. You’ll have access to consultants who will deliver classes, counsel, and advise you as you move from the classroom to the real business world.
Upon graduating with this human resources degree, you may be eligible to complete a Master’s degree program at many other post-secondary institutions or complement your degree with a graduate certificate offered by Fanshawe.
This business management degree is accredited by the Canadian Institute of Management. When you graduate you'll be well on your way to meeting the requirements for the Certified in Management (CIM) professional designation.
Please note, this program requires a laptop. It is recommended that students use a PC laptop vs. a Mac laptop, as Windows is required to be able to load program-specific software.
The Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Management) program offers a cooperative education component, which provides students with the opportunity to gain invaluable first-hand work experience within their chosen field. Here are some co-op jobs that have kick-started the careers of some Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Management) students before even graduating!
Product Manager Intern
Assist with day-to-day product operations and manage a cross-functional team to meet project requirements and goals.
Financial Data Management
Use specialized software to help an organization consolidate financial information, maintain compliance with accounting rules and laws and produce detailed financial reports.
Order Management Intern
Keep track of customers’ orders and handle the steps involved with fulfilling those orders.
For more information regarding co-op, please check out our co-op site or contact the Co-op Office.
Take all of the following Mandatory (Core) Courses:
The Minimum Cumulative GPA for Core Courses is 2.5
(Students who complete BUS Level 4 and enter Level 5 of the BCM1 program must also complete COMM-7021, LIBS-7001, MGMT-7008, MGMT-7011 MGMT-7006, ACCT-7004, SYST-7001, MKTG-7002 and a General Education Elective course from previous levels of the program)
(Students who complete BAL Level 6 and enter Level 7 of the BCM program must also complete COMM-7021, LIBS-7001, MKTG-7002, MGMT-7029 MGMT-7027 METH-7024, MGMT-7028 and 2 General Education Elective courses from previous levels of the program)
- MATH-7007 ---- Mathematics for Decision Making
- ACCT-7002 ---- Accounting 1-Intro
- COMP-7012 ---- Computer Applications for Business
- MGMT-7006 ---- Management Fundamentals
- COMM-7018 ---- Professional Comm. in a Diverse World
In addition to the following mandatory courses, please refer to the Non-Core Level 2 requirement below
- ACCT-7003 ---- Accounting 2-Intro
- MKTG-7001 ---- Marketing 1
- ECON-7005 ---- Microeconomics
- MGMT-7008 ---- Operations Management
- MGMT-7007 ---- Human Resources Management
In addition to the following mandatory courses, please refer to the Non-Core Level 3 requirement below
- ACCT-7004 ---- Management Accounting
- ECON-7006 ---- Macroeconomics
- MGMT-7009 ---- Principles of Organizational Behaviour
- MGMT-7029 ---- Sales Leadership and Management
In addition to the following mandatory courses, please refer to the Non-Core Level 4 requirement below
- LAWS-7002 ---- Business Law
- MKTG-7002 ---- Marketing 2
- SYST-7001 ---- Business Information Systems
- METH-7022 ---- Statistics for Business
In addition to the following mandatory courses, please refer to the Non-Core Level 5 requirement below
- FINA-7006 ---- Financial Management
- MGMT-7012 ---- Managing Performance
- METH-7024 ---- Applied Research Methods
In addition to the following mandatory courses, please refer to the Non-Core Level 6 requirement below
- MGMT-7016 ---- Managing Programs and Projects
- MGMT-7027 ---- Leading by Design
- MGMT-7028 ---- Not-for-Profit Management
- MGMT-7011 ---- Leaders and Leadership
- COOP-1021 ---- Co-Op Educ. Employment Prep
In addition to the following mandatory courses, please refer to the Non-Core Level 7 requirement below
- MGMT-7031 ---- Small Business Management and Taxation
- MKTG-7009 ---- Managing Customer Relationships
- MGMT-7026 ---- International Business
Level 7 - Additional Requirement.
Take ENTP-7001 or INNV-7001
- ENTP-7001 ---- Business Entrepreneurship
- INNV-7001 ---- Innovation Applications
In addition to the following mandatory courses, please refer to the Non-Core Level 8 requirement below
- MGMT-7024 ---- Global Strategy and e-Commerce
- MGMT-7035 ---- Trends in Leadership and Management
- MGMT-7038 ---- Capstone Project
- DEVL-7001 ---- Career Development
- MGMT-7041 ---- Strategic Management
Students Must Complete 1 Co-op Work Term
- COOP-BCM1W ---- BCM1 Co-op Work Experience
Take all of the following Mandatory (Non-Core) Courses:
The Minimum Cumulative GPA for Non-Core courses is 2.0
- COMM-7021 ---- Argumentation and Persuasion
- LIBS-7001 ---- Ethics in a Global Context
- MGMT-7042 ---- Computational Thinking
General Education - Electives -
Take 3 General Education Elective Credits at the Introductory Level from one of the following subjects - Humanities (HUMA), Social Science (SOSC), Math (MATH), Science (PHYS) - Normally taken in Level 4
Take 6 General Education Elective Credits at the Upper Level (Non-Introductory) - Normally taken in Levels 7 and 8
Take 9 General Education Elective Credits at either the Introductory or Upper Level - Normally taken in Levels 5 and 6
Students Must Complete a Minimum of 34 credits in this program at Fanshawe College to meet the Program Residency requirement and graduate from this program
The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:
- Identify the functional areas of business (e.g., management, marketing, human resources, accounting) and recognize how each area contributes to the successful operation of an organization
- Identify and assess the performance of an organization by collecting and interpreting data, and preparing and analyzing financial statements as well as other reports
- Identify and examine interrelated (internal and external) factors that influence organizational culture and employee behaviors and performance
- Define and assess the business environment and objectives of an organization to plan marketing initiatives based on core marketing principles
- Plan, implement, and evaluate projects and programs, using project planning principles and tools
- Recognize and adhere to the legal, ethical, economic, social, and professional frameworks within which an individual and organization operates
- Analyze and evaluate the role of sectors, organizational structures and sizes, and the interdependence of functional areas in the development and implementation of strategies supporting organizational objectives
- Develop a comprehensive business plan based on relevant research that integrates business principles, best practices, and environmental considerations
- Apply social intelligence to build and nurture mutually beneficial relationships with internal and external stakeholders as appropriate in an inclusive, diverse, globalized business culture
- Research, analyze, and critically evaluate qualitative and quantitative data from appropriate sources to support strategic and operational decisions
- Evaluate and describe the purpose of existing and emerging technologies and leverage systems [that collect, organize, analyze, and communicate information] to support the achievement of organizational objectives
- Evaluate and implement risk management strategies and processes to support individual and organizational performance and success
- Set goals and adopt strategies to engage in life-long learning and personal professional development that promotes currency and innovation with emerging trends and technologies
- Identify and apply appropriate leadership styles to inspire and motivate a diverse group of individuals to achieve personal and organizational goals
- Develop operational plans, including allocation, direction, control, and coordination of human resources, to achieve the strategic goals for organizations of various sizes and types, including public, private, and not-for-profit
- Construct an organizational design based on a comprehensive analysis of internal and external environments to support the achievement of the strategic and operational goals and enhance performance
- Examine the social, cultural, political, and legislative dimensions of international markets to develop strategies for organizations to compete on a global scale
- Plan, implement and evaluate the sales function of an organization to effectively manage customer relationships and to maximize efficiency and profits for the organization
- Foster positive relationships with and among employees, and develop, implement, and manage an effective performance management process
Program Tuition Fee
Graduates of Fanshawe’s Bachelor of Commerce (Management) program will have opportunities to thrive in various roles from building their own business to assuming management and leadership roles in small-, medium- and large enterprises operating in a wide variety of sectors, including health care, education, government offices, retailers, manufacturing and consulting firms. Occupations may include:
- management advisor
- executive assistant
- account manager
- business consultant and analyst
- sales and service manager
- warehouse manager
- store manager
- product manager
- management trainee
- internal account manager
Here are some examples of career opportunities for graduates of Fanshawe’s Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Management) program:
Responsible for day-to-day operations including coordination, communication, and administration.
Relationship Management Associate
Build relationships with customers, prepare loan documents, and perform administrative tasks.
Realty Services Manager
Manage and coordinate a broad range of realty service-related activities and strategies, financial reviews, transaction management, and policy development.
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