Certificate in Business Management (Clerk)*

Get an intro to business management in a fast 8-16 week certificate program.

*In Toronto, this program is called Certificate in Business Management Clerk. In Vancouver, this program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.

Explore some of the key management & business law topics to prepare you for a promotion or new position.

Take two courses from our Business program suite that focus on business management. Learn about various elements of the management process and explore business law to better understand business operations. This program is a great way to build foundational knowledge for future management studies.

A Certificate in Business Management can open opportunities in many fields, such as Office Administration and Management, B2B Sales, and Logistics Coordination and Management.

*In Vancouver, this program is called Certificate in Business Management. In Toronto, this program is called Certificate in Business Management Clerk.

Why Choose the Certificate in Business Management.

  • Increase your employability fast.
  • Explore key business management concepts like planning, organizing, directing, and controlling organizational activities.
  • Learn the fundamentals of business law to help you make better business management decisions.
  • Learn from business industry experts with recent business management experience.

Vancouver, Toronto


Morning 8-16 weeks
Evening 14 weeks

Morning Schedule includes 8 weeks study + up to 8 weeks scheduled breaks in Vancouver (no scheduled breaks in Toronto)
Evening Schedule includes 12 weeks study + up to 2 weeks scheduled breaks

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


Intermediate 4

(Equivalent to TOEFL iBT: 60, IELTS: 6.0)

OR Completion of a minimum of three full years of study in a secondary or post-secondary institution where the sole language of instruction is English.


View general Greystone College Admission Requirements for your chosen campus.


2024: Jan 2, Aug 12, Dec 2
2025: Apr 21, Nov 3
2024: Jul 15
2025: Jun 16

2024: Jan 2, Aug 12, Dec 30
2025: May 20, Oct 6
2024: Jul 15

Program Courses

NOTE: Starting in Vancouver on August 12, 2024, and Toronto on December 30, 2024*, some courses in this program will change:
The Managerial Communications course will replace:
Business Law
*This change will be implemented for new Greystone College Vancouver students who begin their program on or after August 12, 2024, and new Greystone College Toronto students who begin their program on or after December 30, 2024.

The course provides students with an overview of business law and an understanding of basic legal terminology. Since contracts form the heart of business operations, a significant portion of the course is dedicated to contract law and various legal issues arising from contract disputes. Class topics and discussions will draw on examples from current news media reports on legal cases. Knowledge of the court system includes field trips to the law courts.

This course introduces students to the concept of management by exploring the roles and functions of managers in a business environment. The purpose of the course is to enhance the students' understanding of the elements of the management processes of planning, organizing, directing and controlling organizational activities. The course is designed to build a foundation of knowledge needed in future management courses.

The ability to communicate well is an essential requirement for all employees of an organization. In this course, we explore the importance of communication in business and cross-cultural environments; students also compose various forms of written communication and prepare and deliver a formal business presentation.

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