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Business Management Diploma - Olds Cohort

Business Management Olds Cohort

International students are invited to take their career to the next level with the Business Management Diploma program. 

Lay the groundwork for a successful business career in Canada with the Business Management certificate, then take it to the next level with the Business Management diploma, majoring in General Management.

In this program, students will gain an introduction to business processes and operating a business within the Canadian context. Students will be able to build on the skills mastered during their first year with hands-on learning experiences and mentorship from business owners.

Through project-based learning, students will have the opportunity to practice applying foundational business concepts to real-world problems presented through industry partners or case studies. During the diploma, students will work closely with faculty to complete a semester-long project identifying business problems through research and the development of meaningful and effective solutions supported by evidence.

This program provides eligibility for Post-Graduation Work Permit.

Program Intake: Fall Intake (September); Winter Intake (January)

Program Format: In-Person Face-to-Face

Method of Delivery: On-Campus in Olds, Alberta

Credentials: Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will receive a diploma in Business Management from Olds College of Agriculture and Technology.

Length of Program: Two Years

Program Status: Open

Program Details

  • Application Process:

    • This program is offered through our International Recruitment Network. Please contact for further information or apply directly.

    Application Deadline: 

    • Fall Term - June 30, 2023
    • Winter Term - October 30, 2023
  • English Language Proficiency 

    The College expects all applicants to meet an acceptable level of English language proficiency of an overall score of 6.0 in IELTS, a minimum band score of 6 in each component. We will require official documents such as high school or post-secondary transcripts or proof of successful completion of standardized language evaluation. Full details are available in The College’s full-time calendar or online at

    • Tuition: $18,510.60 tuition for the first year

    • Fees: $1206.50 mandatory fees for the first year

    • Books and Supplies: $2000.00 estimate for the first year

    Please refer to the current Fee Schedule for complete details.

  • Scholarships & Student Awards

    Olds College offers over 450 awards, valued at $500,000+ in scholarships, bursaries and prizes. Thanks to our industry partners, alumni, and friends of Olds College we are fortunate to offer a generous student awards program to students.

    For additional information on scholarships, bursaries and prizes at Olds College, visit Scholarships & Awards

    Entrance Awards Available!

    Olds College is offering prospective international students the opportunity to apply for an entrance award valued from $500 - $2000!

    International Entrance Awards

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Program at a Glance

Length: Two Years

Delivery Method: On-Campus in Olds, Alberta

Program Intake: Fall Intake (September); Winter Intake (January)

Applications Open: Fall Term - June 30, 2023; Winter Term - October 30, 2023

Program Status: Open