Business Fundamentals

Program Title – Business Fundamentals

Program Codes & Methods of Delivery by Campus
Program codes are for September intakes except those that are indicated differently.

Fall Intake
B287 (PC) – Timmins Campus – on site
B288 (KL) – Kirkland Lake Campus
B289 (HL) – Haileybury Campus
B294 (JB) – Moosonee Campus – through distance education
B291 (OL) – Open Learning – distance learning/correspondence
B292 (CK) – Through hybrid on-site & distance learning

January Intake
B287W (PC) – Timmins Campus on site
B292W (CK) – Through hybrid on-site and distance learning

Program Description
Business Fundamentals is a common first year business program for Northern College’s two-year business programs in Accounting, Human Resources, Marketing, Business General studies, and Global Business, Entrepreneurship, and Technology. This program offers intakes in September and January. Students starting in January take two semesters of study ending in early July, and then continue with second year studies in the fall.

Application process for Business Fundamentals
If your goal is to earn only the one-year certificate apply directly to this program using the program codes below. If your goal is a two-year business program, apply to the Northern College program of your choice on OCAS. When studies commence, you are automatically registered in first year Business Fundamentals. After completing this first year, you can register for the fall into the second year of the two-year business program of your choice.

Career Opportunities
Graduates of the program may choose to continue in any of the other Business diploma programs offered or enter the work force with a foundation in basic business skills. Graduates will find employment in business and industry, non-profit organizations or government agencies.

Transfer Agreements
Transfer agreements with Algoma University, Lakehead University, Laurentian University, and the University of Ottawa. Download the complete Articulation Agreement list for Universities and Colleges (PDF, 113KB). You can also visit OnTransfer, which provides information and resources to help students and potential students find their way through Ontario’s postsecondary system.

Contact Information
Timmins Campus
Tracy Dougherty, Program Coordinator
705-235-3211 ext. 2191
doughertyt@northern.on.ca

Haileybury Campus, Kirkland Lake Campus, and Contact North
Roseanne Clyburn, Program Coordinator
Tel: 705-567-9291 ext. 3736
clyburnr@northern.on.ca

Distance Learning Officer
Tel: 705-567-9291 ext. 3673
kldisted@northern.on.ca