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Financial Services, Business Management

Ministry Title: Business Management - Financial Services
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Program Code: 20061 Credential: Diploma Program Length: 4 semesters Delivery Mode (Semester 1 Delivery Fall 2021)  : Online/In-personProgram and course details can be viewed on Current Student Resources  
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Program Details

Developed originally with the Institute of Canadian Bankers (ICB) and industry professionals, Humber’s Business Management – Financial Services diploma program is the only one of its kind in Ontario. Through our current and relevant curriculum, you’ll become well-versed in all aspects of banking, investments, insurance and financial planning. You’ll also build essential business skills through courses in interpersonal communications, business writing and professional selling.

As a graduate, you’ll be able to help individuals with everything from banking, consumer credit and life insurance to financial planning.

For students starting in September or January, there is a scheduled one semester break between second and third semester.

Courses Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:

  1. Process and maintain financial records in compliance with relevant policies, procedures and regulations for individuals and/or organizations.

  2. Prepare and present financial information in compliance with relevant legislation and regulations for individuals and/or organizations.

  3. Generate financial reports for individuals and/or organizations by applying financial mathematics and statistics.

  4. Contribute to the development and the implementation of a financial plan to meet individuals’ and/or organizations’ needs and objectives.

  5. Contribute to the development and the implementation of marketing strategies to promote financial products and services and to enhance customer service.

  6. Develop and implement strategies to establish and maintain professional networking and business relationships in the finance sector.

  7. Analyze, within a Canadian context, the impact of economic variables, legislation, ethics, technology and the environment on individuals’ and/or organizations’ operations.

  8. Develop and implement ongoing strategies for personal and professional development, highlighting ethics, values and standards in the finance sector.


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Work Placement

A 150-hour (minimum) work placement will give you valuable practical industry experience and preparation for employment. You’ll find your own placement under the guidance of the program co-ordinator and will learn effective job search skills.

In this program, not all courses are offered each term. The chart below shows which semester’s courses are offered each term:

Semester Course Offering by Term

Fall Term

Winter Term

Summer Term

Semester 1 Courses Semester 1 Courses Semester 2 Courses
Semester 3 Courses Semester 2 Courses
Semester 4 Courses

As a result, students should sequence their studies as follows to most efficiently progress through the program: 

Semester Sequencing by Starting Term

Starting Term

Fall Term

Winter Term

Summer Term

Fall Term

Winter Term

Fall Start Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Semester 4
Winter Start Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Semester 4

Students starting in the fall should plan to complete the program in five terms.
Students starting in the winter should plan on attending for four consecutive terms.

Your Career

More Canadians are looking for help with managing their money meaning greater opportunities for you to build a progressive and profitable career in the growing financial services sector.

A career in financial services could include assisting clients in obtaining loans or mortgages; advising clients on investments, retirement planning or risk management; or analyzing clients’ financial situations and needs, helping them develop plans to reach their goals. Your knowledge in financial planning and investing, and your passion for helping people achieve financial security, will make you a trusted resource among people seeking smart and sound advice about managing their money.

Your career in Canada’s active financial services sector can take many different paths including as a personal banking officer with a Canadian bank, an investment advisor or broker’s assistant with an investment brokerage, a financial advisor with an insurance firm, or a financial planner with a financial planning firm.

Professional Accreditations & Recognition

Certification Opportunities

This program helps to prepare students to write qualifying exams that are required by the financial services industry, including the Canadian Securities Course (CSC®) and the Life License Qualification Program (LLQP). Specific courses help to prepare students for other industry credentials, including Professional Financial Planning (PFP) and Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI), leading to the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation of FP Canada.

Canadian Securities Course (CSC®)

The program also helps to prepare students to write other qualifying exams required by the financial services industry. These industry requirements include completion of the Canadian Securities Course (CSC®), which is a mandatory regulatory requirement in order to perform transactions of stocks, bonds and mutual funds, and the Harmonized Life License Qualification Program (HLLQP), formerly Life License Qualification Program (LLQP), which is a mandatory regulatory requirement in order to sell life, health and disability insurance.  

Additional requirements may apply.

Note: The requirements for the additional credential(s) are determined by the granting body, which is independent from the College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.

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Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained on this website is current and accurate. Humber reserves the right to correct any error or omission, modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable or campus location at any time without prior notice or liability to users or any other Person.

On October 21, 2019, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU). Both names may appear on this website.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following 3 requirements:

  • Academic

    To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

    • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
      • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
      • Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U) or Grade 11 M or U Mathematics
      • (MCF3M or MCR3U)
      • Two Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above

    or

    or

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

  • English Language Proficiency

    All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

  • International Credit Evaluation

    Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC EQUIVALENCY

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please enter your location or choose detect my location to see the requirements for your country below.

Post-Admission Requirements

Once you have been accepted, and have confirmed your offer, you may need to complete a further set of requirements related to your program (Post-Admission Requirements).

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Fees

The 2021-2022 fee for two semesters is:

  • domestic: $3,820.14
  • international: $16,414.00

Fees are subject to change.

Fees by Semester

Domestic Fees International Fees

Additional Costs

This program prepares students to write the qualifying exams for licenses and designations in the financial services industry. Industry associations charge fees for access to those exams and the materials required to study for those exams. These materials are used in several courses in this program. While alternate texts are available, it is highly recommended that students purchase these specific materials. Approximate total costs for these additional fees is $2,600. Students should consult the industry association websites for current costs.

Note: An additional registration fee of $440 applies to placements completed after the final semester of this program.

Scholarships

Humber Scholarships

Find out more about scholarships and bursaries that you may be eligible for, visit Student Scholarships. International students can visit International Student Scholarships.

Humber Bursaries

Bursaries are available for Certificate, Diploma and Degree programs primarily based on financial need, visit Humber Bursaries.

External Awards, Bursaries & Scholarships

Find out more information about external scholarships and bursaries, visit External Awards.

Indigenous Student Awards, Bursaries & Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of bursaries and scholarships for Indigenous students, visit Indigenous Student Awards.

Pathways

Pathways are academic routes that students can take to move from one credential to another.

PATHWAYS OUT TO ANOTHER PROGRAM:

TO A PARTNER INSTITUTION

Bachelor of Applied Management

Graduates of any two-year diploma program at Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, who have attained a cumulative grade point average of 70% or greater will be eligible to enter year three of the four-year Bachelor of Applied Management (BAM) at the University of New Brunswick, Saint John. 

Depending on the diploma program, students may be exempted from study in certain courses and therefore, requested to take alternate courses offered by the Faculty of Business. 

Please note:  Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

For more information please contact: admissions@unb.ca.

BBA Finance

Students who complete a 2 year diploma at Humber will be granted 60 credit hours toward the completion of a bachelor degree program at Davenport University. You will need to complete a minimum of 60 credit hours (approximately two years of full-time attendance) to meet residency and program requirements and to complete your bachelor degree program. Students must complete a minimum total of 120 semester credit hours to earn a bachelor degree. The total credit hours will include the completed 2 year diploma classes plus any courses completed through Davenport University.

If you still have questions, reach out to the transfer admissions team at info@davenport.edu or 1.800.686.1600

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution.

Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma)

Humber and Athabasca University have entered into an agreement that allows Business – Accounting diploma, Business Management diploma, and Business Management - Financial Services diploma graduates the ability to progress directly into the following degree programs with advanced standing of 45 credits provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma), plus a major
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) 3 Yr
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) 4 Yr
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma)  4 Yr, plus a major
  • Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations (Post Diploma)

For additional information, contact Athabasca's Transfer Credit Services

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations (Post Diploma)

Humber and Athabasca University have entered into an agreement that allows Business – Accounting diploma, Business Management diploma, and Business Management - Financial Services diploma graduates the ability to progress directly into the following degree programs with advanced standing of 45 credits provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma), plus a major
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) 3 Yr
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) 4 Yr
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma)  4 Yr, plus a major
  • Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations (Post Diploma)

For additional information, contact Athabasca's Transfer Credit Services

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Bachelor of Commerce + major (Post Diploma)

Humber and Athabasca University have entered into an agreement that allows Business – Accounting diploma, Business Management diploma, and Business Management - Financial Services diploma graduates the ability to progress directly into the following degree programs with advanced standing of 45 credits provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma), plus a major
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) 3 Yr
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) 4 Yr
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma)  4 Yr, plus a major
  • Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations (Post Diploma)

For additional information, contact Athabasca's Transfer Credit Services

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Bachelor of Management 3 Year (Post Diploma)

Humber and Athabasca University have entered into an agreement that allows Business – Accounting diploma, Business Management diploma, and Business Management - Financial Services diploma graduates the ability to progress directly into the following degree programs with advanced standing of 45 credits provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma), plus a major
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) 3 Yr
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) 4 Yr
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma)  4 Yr, plus a major
  • Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations (Post Diploma)

For additional information, contact Athabasca's Transfer Credit Services

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Bachelor of Management 4 Year (Post Diploma)

Humber and Athabasca University have entered into an agreement that allows Business – Accounting diploma, Business Management diploma, and Business Management - Financial Services diploma graduates the ability to progress directly into the following degree programs with advanced standing of 45 credits provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma), plus a major
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) 3 Yr
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) 4 Yr
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma)  4 Yr, plus a major
  • Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations (Post Diploma)

For additional information, contact Athabasca's Transfer Credit Services

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Bachelor of Management 4 Year + major (Post Diploma)

Humber and Athabasca University have entered into an agreement that allows Business – Accounting diploma, Business Management diploma, and Business Management - Financial Services diploma graduates the ability to progress directly into the following degree programs with advanced standing of 45 credits provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma), plus a major
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) 3 Yr
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) 4 Yr
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma)  4 Yr, plus a major
  • Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations (Post Diploma)

For additional information, contact Athabasca's Transfer Credit Services

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Honours Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies

Humber and Seneca Colleges have entered into an agreement that increases student opportunities for degree completion at both institutions.  Humber graduates may transfer into Seneca’s Honours Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies with entry into Semester 4, Year 2 of the program.    

Admissions:

All applicants to Seneca degree programs are required to have successfully completed the related Humber program with a minimum overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (70%).

All applicants may apply through the Ontario College Application Service and must submit an official academic transcript for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.  The application must be received no later than the stated deadline for the given term being applied for in order to qualify for admission.

For further information, please contact:  academic.pathways@senecacollege.ca

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Law LLB

Humber students who have successfully completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma in any field at Humber College and meet the requirements, will be considered for admission into the University of Gloucestershire's Bachelor of Law LLB program. 

International students should demonstrate and must provide evidence that they have attained a level of English equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in writing. Alternative acceptable English Language qualifications can be found at: www.glos.ac.uk/study/international

Students will be expected to attend an Academic Induction preceding entry to the program. Students admitted to the UoG program will pay the appropriate annual tuition fee rate. The definitive fees will be those published here: http://www.glos.ac.uk/international

Students admitted to UoG from Humber will be eligible to receive the international bursary. This award, and its ruling terms and conditions, is subject to change on an annual basis. For September 2020/January 2021 entry, the applicable bursary is £3,000, and will be automatically applied against tuition for successful applicants from Humber. Please note that the bursary is only available to students who are studying full-time at the UoG on campus in the UK, and completing a full degree (not available for distance learning or master's stage students).

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Contact us for more information:

Shandin Rickard-Hughes
International Marketing & Student Recruitment Manager, Americas
srickardhughes@glos.ac.uk

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Admissions Questions

Domestic Students  

Phone: 416-675-5000
Email: enquiry@humber.ca

International Students  

Contact the International Centre

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Program Specific Questions

Richard Kingston, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 3227
richard.kingston@humber.ca

How to Apply

Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or ontariocolleges.ca.

Admissions Road Map

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.

Apply through the International Centre

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