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Diploma Overview

This diploma program introduces students to fundamental skills of job search and business communication using the communicative approach. Areas of focus include exploration of a wide variety of business topics including finance, trade, marketing, customer service and office management skills. Students are required to do independent activities,
graded assignments and/or exams for each course.


BDP100 – Business Communication
BDP101 – Business Writing
BDP102 – Customer Service
BDP103 – Management Skills

BDP104 – Finance
BDP105 – Marketing and Advertising
BDP106 – Career Options
BDP107 – Job Search Strategies

Program options:

Business Diploma Program
Study for 8 or 16 weeks.
Students who successfully meet all the academic requirements will receive a diploma of completion.

Prerequisite information:
After students successfully complete all 8 weeks of the Business Diploma Program, they will have completed the prerequisite language requirements for any Diploma Program or Career Co-op Program.

8 Weeks

Monday - Friday

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM


16 Weeks

Monday - Friday

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM


Program start date: Any Monday
Depending on class seat availability students may be asked to start their course or program at a later date. 

Other fees:
Registration fee: $150.
Students who re-register for this program may not not need to pay the registration fee. More information.

Entrance Requirements

Before registering for a course or program you will need to provide proof of English Proficiency. This can be done by providing a valid IELTS, TOEFL, CLBPT or CELPIP score or by taking LCC’s free online English assessment. 



  • Have proven English proficiency of at least a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) of 4 or higher in at least two skills (no skill lower than 4), OR successful completion of Low-intermediate ESL courses.

Business Diploma


Review the admission policy and our other policies. If needed, take our free online English assessment. 


Choose how many weeks you would like to study (8 or 16).


Register now!

LCC's Business Diploma Program (BDP) is approved by The Private Training Institutes Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education. For more information about our designation, including an approved program list, please click here.


Learning Outcomes

  • Practice business vocabulary for a wide range of work-related topics

  • Speak English professionally to find and keep work in Canada

  • Write effective business letters, emails and other documents

  • Handle challenging telephone conversations

  • Understand basic accounting, banking and finance ideas

  • Create Canadian style resumes and cover letters for your job search

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