All Business-administration-training Posts

Business Administration Diploma vs Degree: What’s the Difference?

Sep 24, 2021 9:48:17 AM

Updated December 2022

Business administration is a popular choice among students who want to learn how companies are organized and run.

It’s an extremely broad field that leads to a wide range of career options. Whether you want to run an office, keep the books, direct a marketing campaign, or take care of basic clerical functions, studying business administration can help you reach your goal.

But there are so many programs to choose from at both the university and college levels.

So what’s the difference between a business administration diploma and a degree? How do they stack up in terms of length, content, career outcomes, and other factors?

At Herzing College Montreal, we've been training people in business administration for many years. Keep reading to find out how these two types of programs compare and see which one is right for you.

What’s it Like to Study Business Administration at Herzing?

Jun 11, 2021 10:43:48 AM

Photo: Business students and instructors eating lunch together at the Herzing Winnipeg campus (2019) 

Thinking about taking Business Administration training? Looking to switch careers, upgrade your office skills, or get your first job in this field? 

No matter your background, age, or level of experience, this program can help you reach your goals. Business administration is one of the most flexible diploma programs out there. 

But if you’ve done some research, you’ll notice this program is a little different at each college. Every school has its own version of the training. 

So, what’s it like to study Business Administration at Herzing? What can you expect in class? 

In this post, we break down the most important features of our diploma program.

We also spoke with some recent graduates to get their opinion on the courses, instructor, internship, and more. 

Here’s everything you need to know. 

My Review of Herzing's Business Administration Program and Internship

Jun 19, 2019 12:03:45 PM

Maria Aquino (far right) poses with business students and faculty at the Herzing College Winnipeg campus

Updated November, 2020.

A lot of people choose business administration training because it opens up so many different career paths. Accounting, marketing, sales, management, client services...this program builds a strong foundation in several key areas of business.

And that's exactly what Maria Theresa Aquino was looking for when she started the Business Administration program at Herzing earlier this year.

9 Signs You'd Make An Excellent Business Student (and Professional)

Jan 23, 2019 3:40:02 PM

Updated December 2022

How do you know if you're a good fit for business training? Before you spend thousands on tuition and invest the time in studying, how can you be sure this path is right for you?

These are crucial questions for any student—questions you absolutely should be asking. College is a big investment of time and money.

The point of training is to build on your natural skills and get qualified for a career you'll be great at and truly enjoy.

So before you take the next step, consider the nine points on this list. These are some clear signs you're suited for business training and would be successful in this career path.

8 Ways a Business Diploma Will Transform Your Life

Dec 5, 2018 1:48:37 PM

Whether your dream is to work at a small local business, non-profit organization, government agency, or multi-national company—you'll find some level of business training is needed to break into a good role, and move forward in your career.

4 Business Administration Skills That Will Put You Ahead of the Competition

Jul 30, 2018 1:37:38 PM

Updated November 2022

There is no doubt that office administrators are the backbone of every business, not-for-profit, government office, and corporation. From answering phones to managing projects to processing payroll, administrative professionals make sure the operation runs smoothly. No organization could survive without their skills.

Ready for Entrepreneurship After Business College? 5 Things to Consider

Apr 23, 2018 10:45:49 AM

Can anyone with a great business idea become a successful entrepreneur? Is a marketable product or service all it takes to launch your own start-up?

If you're in business college right now (or thinking about enrolling), and dreaming of becoming your own boss one day, this post is for you.

Career Paths After Business College: What Is An Account Manager?

Feb 12, 2018 11:15:12 AM

Updated November 2022

Business college opens up so many career paths for graduates. Sales, marketing, client services, accounting, starting your own business—the possibilities are both exciting and a little overwhelming.

Which path should you take? Which business career best suits your natural abilities, interests, and professional goals? Where should you start out after earning your diploma?

In this post, we look at the role of account manager, one of your possible pathways after business training.

5 Questions You'll Face at a Business Admin Job Interview (+ Answers)

Aug 16, 2017 8:20:19 AM

Updated November 2022

Prospective employers want to learn a number of things about you during a business admin job interview.

They'll be considering your personality and how you'd fit with the team, your technical skills, your experience in similar roles, your trustworthiness, and of course, the "soft" skills that are so important in business admin—communication, organization, problem solving, etc.

How will they get to the heart of your qualifications and overall suitability for the job? By asking questions. A lot of questions!

Your First Job After a Business Diploma: 4 Popular Entry-Level Options

Jul 31, 2017 9:15:05 AM

Updated November 2022

One of the first questions students ask when considering a college program is, "What kinds of jobs can I get with this diploma?" Since many people pursue college training to launch a new career or improve their current prospects, this question is both valid and necessary.

Genuine interest in a program of study is key, but only part of the equation. It's crucial for people to map out where a diploma will take them post-study, and how they'll make the often challenging transition from student to professional.

1
hard hat icon

Herzing Skilled Trades Training

SKILLED TRADES BLOG

Most Read