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

Campus

Vancouver
Toronto

Program Length

ACADEMIC

Daytime 26 weeks

Evening 48 weeks

COOP

Daytime 50 weeks

Evening 92 weeks

*Schedules will be adjusted in December to accommodate public holidays. Contact us for more information.

Start Dates

2019 - DAYTIME PROGRAM:

Jan 2, Jan 28, Feb 25, Mar 25, Apr 22, May 21, Jun 17, Jul 15, Aug 12, Sep 9,
Oct 7*, Nov 4*, Dec 2*, Dec 30*
*Toronto program is available from Oct 7

2019 - EVENING PROGRAM (Vancouver Only):

Jan 2, Feb 11, Apr 8, Jun 3, Jul 29,
Sep 23, Nov 18

2020 - DAYTIME PROGRAM:

Jan 27, Feb 24, Mar 23, Apr 20, May 19, Jun 15, Jul 13, Aug 10, Sep 8, Oct 5,
Nov 2, Nov 30

2020 - EVENING PROGRAM (Vancouver Only):

Jan 13, Mar 9, May 4, Jun 29, Aug 24,
Oct 19

Program Courses

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.

2000

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.

2000

In this workplace-centered course, students will learn how to identify customer needs and monitor service provided to customers to ensure customer satisfaction.

2000

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.

0

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.

2000

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.

2000

In this course students will learn best approaches to establishing effective workplace relationships valuing diversity and respecting protocols.

2000

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.

2000

This course follows up with students after their work placement. It provides the student with a new perspective of their goals and achievements and prepares them to take the next step when they leave the program.

2000

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.

2000
Are you an employer interested in hiring a Greystone College co-op student or recent graduate? Learn more about this great opportunity for your business!