Office Administration - Executive Fast-track your career by building skills that are relevant and desirable to any organization. The possibilities are endless!

General information

Program code
OFAE
Duration
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential
Ontario College Diploma
Academic area
Campuses
Delivery
Full-time

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2019 Barrie, Owen Sound
Winter 2019 Barrie

Program description

Students focus their learning on acquiring knowledge and skills in administrative-based courses by the use of diverse technology to be able to effectively perform in an executive environment. Students have the opportunity to develop supervisory, leadership, and training skills. Students in all Office Administration streams enroll in a common first semester. As they gain experience and background, they have course selection options to complement prescribed office administration curriculum and further their interests, skills, and career goals.

Why study Office Administration - Executive at Georgian?

If you're interested in a career in office administration and management, then this program is for you! In addition to developing expertise in those areas, you'll have the opportunity to select business courses that will further your skills, abilities and interests while expanding your career options.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this program are well qualified for a variety of challenging careers and may gain employment in government, education, corporations (all-sizes), entertainment, telecommunications, manufacturing, banking, and numerous professional services. Graduates may hold positions as administrative, executive or research assistants, customer service representatives, information processing specialists, and software applications specialists, with career paths leading to supervisory or office management roles.

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)

Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing. For complete details refer to: www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/policies-procedures/

Pathways

Applicants who have taken courses from a recognized and accredited post-secondary institution and/or have relevant life/learning experience may also be considered for admission; refer to the Credit Transfer Centre website for details:
www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/credit-transfer/

Courses

Mandatory courses

  • COMP 1012 - Introduction to Business Documentation (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 1048 - Introduction to Keyboarding (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • OFAD 1001 - Office Procedures and Strategies (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • OFAD 1007 - Computer Applications 1 for the Office (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 1013 - Advanced Business Documentation (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • MATH 1034 - Office Math Applications (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • OFAD 1003 - Multi-Media Language Processing (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • OFAD 1020 - Computer Applications 2 for the Office (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • Select 1 course from the available list during registration. (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 2026 - Integrated Office Simulations (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 2100 - Social Media and Web Management (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • OFAD 2014 - Bookkeeping for the Office Professional (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • OFAD 2018 - Project Management for the Office Professional (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • OFAD 2019 - Executive Office Procedures (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 2027 - Computerized Administrative Simulations (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • OFAD 2015 - Administrative Support and Records Management (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • OFAD 2020 - Executive Office Management (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • OFAD 2021 - Financial Management for the Executive Assistant (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • Select 1 course from the available list during registration. (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • Program options may include: (Semester 4 / hours)
  • ACCT 1003 - Finance and Management Accounting (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • ADVE 1000 - Foundations of Advertising (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • ADVE 2004 - Public Relations (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • BUSI 1000 - New Business Development (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • BUSI 1001 - Introduction to Organizational Behaviour (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • BUSI 1002 - Consumer Behaviour (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • BUSI 1011 - Professional Business Practices (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • BUSI 2024 - International Experience (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 1002 - HTML, CSS, and JS Fundamentals (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 2003 - Relational Database (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 2093 - Macintosh and Design Basics (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • ECON 1000 - Microeconomics (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • ECON 2000 - Macroeconomics (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • ENTR 1000 - Social Entrepreneurship (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • ENTR 1001 - Student Teams for Entrepreneurship Projects (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • ENTR 1002 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • ENTR 2009 - Entrepreneurship and Small Business (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • HURM 1000 - Human Resources Management Foundations (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • HURM 1001 - Occupational Health and Safety (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • HURM 1002 - Labour Relations (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • HURM 1003 - Labour Economics (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • HURM 1004 - Compensation (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • HURM 1005 - Human Resources Planning (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • HURM 1007 - Recruitment and Selection (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • LAWS 2000 - Business Law (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • MGMT 1000 - Retail Management (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • MGMT 2000 - Production and Operations Management (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • MGMT 2001 - Principles of Management (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • MKTG 1000 - Introduction to Marketing (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • MKTG 2004 - Introduction to Logistics (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • MKTG 2033 - Professional Edge (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • OFAD 1004 - Introduction to Legal Office Administration (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • OFAD 1006 - Introduction to Medical Terminology (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • STAT 2000 - Statistics 1 (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • STAT 2001 - Statistics 2 (Semester 4 / 42 hours)

Communications courses

  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration. (Semester 1)
  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration. (Semester 2)

General education courses

  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 1)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 3)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 4)