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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 (Fall 2020)  : Online Current Students can view program and course details at Current Student Resources  
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Program Overview

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

Courses Program Standards

Current students, please make sure to review your MyHumber Academic Progress report to confirm which courses you should register into for your Fall semester. Courses with in-person requirements will likely also have online components. Humber may need to change plans for in-person learning, subject to government and public health directives and/or additional health and safety considerations.


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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

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 the Financial Planning Standards Council.

FP Canada

The program is recognized by the FP Canada (formerly Financial Planning Standards Council).

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 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.

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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 2020-2021 fee for two semesters is:

  • domestic: $3,855.64
  • international: $15,874.00

Fees are subject to change.

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

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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 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.

PATHWAYS OUT TO ANOTHER PROGRAM:

TO A PARTNER INSTITUTION

Law LLB

Humber students who have successfully completed a Diploma in any field and meet the requirements, will be considered for admission into the University of Gloucestershire's Law LLB (Hons) (2-year fast track). International students should demonstrate and must provide evidence that they have attained a level of English Equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall. Alternative acceptable English Language qualifications can be found at: http://www.glos.ac.uk/study/international/Pages/international-students.aspx

Canadian students are also awarded £3,000 (approximately equivalent to $5,000) towards the first year of study at the University of Gloucestershire.   This institution is also OSAP approved.

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

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.

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 (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 more information and application requirements, please contact the institution.

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 more information and application requirements, please contact the institution.

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 more information and application requirements, please contact the institution.

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 more information and application requirements, please contact the institution.

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 more information and application requirements, please contact the institution.

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 more information and application requirements, please contact the institution.

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 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. 

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

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.

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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