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Dual-Credit Management 200 (Introduction to Business)

Open for Winter 2019

Length: 4 Months
Available: Online

Program Highlights

Build foundational knowledge of business functions including management, human resources, marketing and finance. Explore options for starting and growing a business, the importance of business ethics and social responsibility and work through the basic steps of building a business and career plan.

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Program length

  • Management 200 is offered over one semester (February to May.) 
TermProgram start
Winter 2019 February 2019

Who is this program for?

Students in Grade 11 who:

  • are interested in pursuing further post-secondary education or a career in business and are looking for a broad overview of the areas within business, including human resources, accounting, and marketing;
  • enjoy working in a collaborative group environment;
  • are comfortable completing coursework online (through SAIT's Brightspace platform); and
  • can commit to the duration of the program.

Program description

Through this program students will learn essential business knowledge, professional skills, and critical thinking. Courses cover the core areas of business administration, such as economics, communication skills and organizational behaviour.

Students will explore options for starting and growing a business and the importance of business ethics and social responsibility in an increasingly global environment. Students will also have the opportunity to apply creative solutions to real-world problems by working through the basic steps of building a business plan and personal career plan.

As the majority of this course will be completed online, students will require access to a reliable internet connection and a computer.

Your career

Upon successful completion of this dual-credit course, students will have the opportunity to apply this course credit towards the Bachelor of Business Administration or Business Administration diploma programs at SAIT. Within the programs there are six majors to choose from, including Accounting, Financial Services, Human Resources, Management, Marketing and Supply Chain Management.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree stand out in the job market with a wealth of business knowledge and skills — and a more in-depth level of relevant business coursework than graduates from other business degrees. The BBA ensures students develop the business acumen, technical knowledge, and soft skills employers are looking for — leadership, teamwork, critical thinking, decision-making, problem-solving and communication.

Upon graduation from either the BBA or Business Administration diploma, students will be able to pursue careers related to:

  • Accounting: Accountant, Accounting Clerk, Bookkeeper, Business Analyst, Payroll Clerk, Royalty Analyst, Tax Accountant
  • Financial Services: Fraud Investigator, Financial Planner, Financial Services Representative, Insurance Claims, Representative, Mortgage Assistant, Personal Banking Specialist
  • Human Resource Management: Benefits Advisor, HR Coordinator, Payroll Coordinator, Recruiter
  • Management: Account Manager, Conference Director, Management Trainee, Operations Manager, Project Coordinator, Purchasing Specialist, Store Manager
  • Marketing: Advertising Coordinator, Business Analyst, Business Development Advisor, Marketing and Communications Specialist, Marketing Coordinator, Online Advertising Sales Representative
  • Supply Chain Management: Buyer, Commodity Manager, Inventory Analyst, Logistics Coordinator, Supply Chain Analyst, Procurement Specialist. SAIT offers the only degree major in Supply Chain Management in southern Alberta.


Students who successfully complete this program will earn one course credit in the following SAIT programs:

Co-requisite requirements

There are no pre- or co-requisites for high school students entering this course, however, it is recommended students have completed:

  • Social Studies 10-1 or Social Studies 10-2
  • CALM 20 

Students should be entering grade 11 in the same academic year as they begin MNGT 200. 

There may be additional pre-requisites or co-requisites required by your school board for admission into this dual-credit program. Check with your local school board for more information.

The following courses must be completed at the high school level before a student can gain entry into the business programs at SAIT should they choose to do so upon graduation:

  • English Language Arts 30-1 (50%) or English Language Arts 30-2 (60%) and
  • Math 30-1 or Math 30-2 (50%)

Additional pre-requisites are required for entrance into the Bachelor of Business Administration program.


Course CodeCourse Name
MNGT 200 Introduction to Business


Students who complete the dual-credit Management program are eligible to earn:

  • up to five high school credits
  • three SAIT credits


Dual Credit 

To learn more about all dual-credit opportunities currently offered in Alberta, visit Alberta Dual Credit.

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