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Boost Your Business Skills

Enrol in online or on-campus business courses – many of which are degree-credit – to achieve your professional development goals, pursue a career-related certificate or course series, or find the next big thing.

What brings you to The Chang School?

I'm a high school graduate looking for my next step

Two of our certificates can help you springboard into degree programs at Ryerson University. Find out how.

Certificate in Business Management

Successful completion of the Certificate in Business Management will provide you with the business degree-credit courses required in the first year of the Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) degree at Ryerson University.*

Certificate in Information Systems Management

This certificate provides a smooth transition to the Business Technology Management degree program at Ryerson University.*

*Note that you must apply and be accepted to the Ted Rogers School of Management to use the courses towards the BComm at Ryerson University. The courses may also be transferable to other university programs – for more information, check the Ontario transfer guide.

I'm a career builder looking to advance

Advance in any industry

Advance your career in any industry with the management and business skills you will learn in these certificates:

Advance in a particular employment sector

Advance your career in a particular employment sector with the management and business skills you will learn in these certificates:

I'm a credential seeker and I want to build my resumé

You can earn a Professional Development Award once you have completed a course series (three or more courses from a given certificate). Check the list below, complete the courses required for your desired Professional Development Award, then email us at ce@ryerson.ca with your name, student number, and list of completed courses. Once we verify the information, we’ll send you a Professional Development Award in the mail.

Course Series

I want to start my own business

The Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Small Business will give you an excellent grounding in the skills you need to make your business a success.

Designed for students who wish to start or grow ventures in a diverse marketplace, the certificate program is relevant to people from a wide range of professional backgrounds such as health care and IT professionals, graphic designers, athletes, artists, dancers, architects, and engineers.

I'm a frontier chaser in search of the next hot career field

We offer courses and programs in many of today's emerging career fields.

Course Highlights

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Blockchain Regulation and Governance

Join us to discover why governance is the most vital problem in the blockchain space.

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Cannabis Essentials

Our unique suite of cannabis courses provides you with essential skills for success in Canada's hottest new industry!

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Debbie Singh

The rigour and discipline of this program, combined with the quality and calibre of teachers, made my experience at The Chang School exceptional. There was mutual learning and a shared exchange of ideas. It ignited a passion in me for lifelong learning, and motivated me to become a member of the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) and complete numerous designations, and then to go on to complete my master's degree and PhD.

– Debbie Singh
Executive Vice President, People & Culture
Canadian Cancer Society
Certificate in Human Resources Management

Contact the Business Program Area

Email: m1johnso@ryerson.ca
Phone: 416-979-5000, ext. 5183