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Degree Offered: AEC - LCA.AK
Method of Instruction: Onsite or Online
Language: English or French
Establishment: Cestar Collège, Campus Sherbrooke
A student who obtains an AEC in Business Management is known as a business management technician. At the end of the program, you will be trained in customer service, marketing, communications, accounting, computing and finance. In addition, you will also have gained valuable Visual Presentation, Inventory Management and Personnel Management skills. This allows you to work in retail or wholesale as a salesperson, supervisor, manager, business owner or entrepreneur.
Completion of this program leads to an Attestation of collegial studies (AEC).
An AEC degree is a qualification issued in Quebec by cégeps and some private colleges upon successful completion of a credited and recognized program created specifically for an adult clientele to reflect current job-market realities.
Course Duration: 1470 hours
Internship: 270 hours
2 Years | 6 Academic Semesters including Internship
1 Year (11 months + 7 weeks internship) | 3 Academic Semesters (locals full time) Fast Track
Number of units: 52.33
Number of program competencies: 22
You are eligible to apply for this program if you satisfy the education requirements of the college and you meet at least one of the following criteria:
You are eligible to apply for this program if you satisfy the education requirements of the college and you meet all of the following criteria:
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Introduction and Job Function Analysis
Sales Products/Services, and Customers
Communication and Interaction
Mass Communication, Advertising and Promotion
Sales and Representation
The World of Work in Commercial Management
Visual Promotion and Presentation
Supervision of a Sales Team
Information - Excel
Team Collaboration Internship 2 Integration
Internship - Business Management
Career prospects are pretty favorable throughout Quebec – specially in sales which represents about one in five jobs in the local economy. However, there is also a need for business management technicians in tourism, hospitality, foodservice, agribusiness, as well as other primary and secondary industries where an ability to sell is essential.