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Business Administrative Assistant



Business Administrative Assistant

Business Administrative Assistant course Winnipeg - MITT

The Business Administrative Assistant program introduces students to both theory and practice in business and office administration skills. 

Administrative Assistants are essential employees in almost every organization and must possess a wide range of skills such as flexibility, adaptability, problem solving, decision making and time management as well as strong knowledge of the business environment, administrative policies and computer use for business purposes.

During our intensive ten-month program, experienced instructors prepare students for a wide range of positions in office administration with advanced skills in Microsoft Office, effective business communication techniques, financial record keeping, data management, and integral office procedures.

Students will also have the opportunity to apply the skills they have learned during a six-week practicum experience with one of our host companies which helps prepare students for transitioning from the classroom to employment.

Canadian Student

At A Glance

  • Duration
    1 year full-time (10 months of study)
  • Credential
    Certificate
  • work practicum
    Yes
  • apprenticeship
    No
  • Tuition Fees
    $5000 (2020/21) // $4,750 (2019/20)
  • books
    $1079 (Fall 2019)
  • additional student fees
    $180 Infrastructure/Technology Fee (2020/21) // $174 Infrastructure/technology (2019/20); $50 MITT Award Fund
Notes: Fees may be subject to change.
Textbook information can be found at mitt.ca/textbooks.

Start Dates

Next start dates:

Classes held:

  • Days: 8:45 am to 3:15 pm
  • Evenings: 3:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Future Offerings (subject to change):

  • Winter 2021 (February start, Evening)
  • Spring 2021 (May start, Evening)

Entrance Requirements

Applicants must have a Manitoba high school diploma (or expected completion within 45 days of the program start date), or equivalent, including:

  • Grade 12 Math (40S) with a grade of 50% or higher, or equivalent; and
  • Grade 12 English Language Arts (40S) with a grade of 50% or higher, or equivalent.

Applicants must also have:

For further information regarding entrance requirements please refer to the application/admission process.

Supplies

A complete supply list can be found at http://mitt.ca/current-students/supply-lists .

International Student

At A Glance

  • Duration
    1 year full-time (10 months of study)
  • Credential
    Certificate
  • work practicum
    Yes
  • apprenticeship
    No
  • Tuition Fees
    $16,350 (2020/21) // $14,850 (2019/20)
  • books
    $1079 (Fall 2019)
  • additional student fees
    $180 Infrastructure/Technology Fee (2020/21) // $174 Infrastructure/technology (2019/20); $50 MITT Award Fund; $800-$1200 Health Insurance
Notes: Fees may be subject to change.
Textbook information can be found at mitt.ca/textbooks.

Start Dates

 Next start dates:

  • Winter 2020 (January start, Evening) - This intake is currently closed.
  • Spring 2020 (April start, Evening) - This intake is currently closed.
  • Fall 2020 (August start, Day) - Apply today!

Classes held:

  • Days: 8:45 am to 3:15 pm
  • Evenings: 3:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Future Offerings (subject to change):

  • Winter 2021 (January start, Evening)
  • Spring 2021 (April start, Evening)

Entrance Requirements

Applicants must have a Manitoba high school diploma (or expected completion within 45 days of the program start date), or equivalent, including:

  • Grade 12 Math (40S) with a grade of 50% or higher, or equivalent; and
  • Grade 12 English Language Arts (40S) with a grade of 50% or higher, or equivalent.

Applicants must also have:

For further information regarding entrance requirements please refer to the application/admission process.

In the four weeks leading up to the start of the program, international students will be required to complete Orientation and Introduction to College and Work, a preparatory program designed to help transition students successfully to the cultural, technical, and work expectations of Canadian post-secondary and workplace environments. Please see the Introduction to College and Work program page for more information. 

Supplies

A complete supply list can be found at http://mitt.ca/current-students/supply-lists .

Work Practicum

The Business Administrative Assistant program features a Work Practicum placement in a local business/office which provides students with on-the-job training and experience. Students will apply skills learned in the classroom and develop new skills through working within an actual employer’s facility with a 6-week work practicum at the end of the program.

MITT does not guarantee practicum placements and, in such situations, the Institute will explore alternative options for program completion with a student.

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