of online study.
Graduate Diploma in Business Administration
This online program is open to international students but does not qualify for a study permit or post-graduate work permit. Please see program requirements for more information.
Anchored in the real world
The answers you need aren’t all “in the book.” Create new knowledge through the application of conceptual frameworks to real-world problems. You’ll bring problems from your workplace or industry into the classroom, and will work with your instructor and peers to propose practical solutions. The result: Apply what you learn in real-time.
In addition to live and recorded streaming sessions with your professor and other students, you’ll also participate in online study groups, getting to know your classmates by working on projects with them.
Interactive and collaborative
Although the GDBA program is delivered entirely online, you won’t be alone. Instructors and students often connect more closely than they do in face-to-face classes, where a few students can sometimes dominate discussions. Our goal is to keep you connected and on track at all times.
You’ll join a supportive network of students, staff and faculty, many of whom will remain life-long friends and business associates. Your fellow students bring a wealth of opportunity for exploration, team building and exchange of knowledge. During the program, you’ll always have a direct link to GDBA instructors, wherever you are.
Instructors bring course material to life through multimedia learning objects, print material, virtual seminars, online conferencing and shared discussion boards. You can easily download assignments and upload papers.
Diverse learning community
In the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (GDBA), you will study in a class of about 35 people. Often you'll work on assignments in small teams, and many of your fellow students will become life-long friends and business associates.
Students in the program come from a wide variety of educational and career backgrounds. Some are just starting out, while others have a lot of experience but want to consolidate that with a solid business foundation.
Some work for large companies and are preparing for roles in management. Others are self-employed and want to improve their business know-how. Everyone brings something different to the table.
- Average class size: 35
- Average age: 32
- Average work experience: 8 years
- Students come from a variety of educational and career backgrounds. Some work for large companies and are preparing for roles in management. Others are self-employed and want to improve their business know-how.
- Class ratio is approximately 50:50 male to female
Connect with our team
Our admissions team is more than happy to answer your questions so you know what you can expect before, during, and beyond your program.
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