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Financial Services, Business Management

Ministry Name: Business Management - Financial Services

Credential: DiplomaProgram Code: 20061Length: 4 semestersProgram Starting Between:  

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 2018-2019 fee for two semesters was:

  • domestic: $4,037.70
  • international: $14,964.00

Fees are subject to change.

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

Learn more >

Fees by Semester 

Fees by Semester

Semester 1Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$2,076.35$7,272.00
Tuition$1,501.57$6,697.22
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$115.00$115.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 2Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,961.35$7,272.00
Tuition$1,501.57$6,812.22
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 3Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,961.35$7,272.00
Tuition$1,501.57$6,812.22
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 4Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,961.35$7,272.00
Tuition$1,501.57$6,812.22
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

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 materials. Approximate total costs for these additional fees is $2,600. Students should consult the industry association websites for current costs.

Pathways

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

TRANSFER OPTIONS

Can't find a pathway? You can still get the credit you deserve from your previous education or your prior work or life experience.

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Contact Us

Program Specific Questions

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

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students  

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

International Students  

Contact the International Centre

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 >

Apply through Ontario Colleges >

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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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.

Note: Students starting in January should plan on attending for four consecutive semesters.

Courses Program Standards Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:

  • Identify and discuss the impact of global issues on an organization’s business opportunities by using an environmental scan*.
  • Apply principles of corporate sustainability*, corporate social responsibility and ethics to support an organization’s business initiatives.
  • Use current concepts/systems and technologies to support an organization's business initiatives.
  • Apply basic research skills to support business decision making.
  • Support the planning, implementation and monitoring of projects.
  • Perform work in compliance with relevant statutes, regulations and business practices.
  • Explain the role of the human resource function and its impact on an organization.
  • Use accounting and financial principles to support the operations of an organization.
  • Describe and apply marketing and sales concepts used to support the operations of an organization.
  • Outline principles of supply chain* management and operations management.
  • Outline and assess the components of a business plan.
  • Develop strategies for ongoing personal and professional development to enhance work performance in the business field.


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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.

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, and 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

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 the Financial Planning Standards Council.

Additional requirements and/or costs may apply.

Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent from Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.

Program Availability

START DATE LOCATION STATUS INTERNATIONAL STATUS
January 2019LakeshoreOpenClosed
September 2019LakeshoreOpenOpen
January 2020LakeshoreOpenOpen

Scholarships & Awards

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Students may be eligible for a number of scholarships and awards.

Sequencing of Semesters for this Program

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.

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 June 29, 2018, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD) to the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU). Both names may appear on this website.