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What makes a Christian business person stand out in the marketplace?

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A general degree in business, tied into Redeemer's interdisciplinary programs, sets students up to be successful employees and entrepreneurs. Skills are honed, theories and concepts are practiced, but what sets students apart is their work ethic, grounded in a Biblical framework that prepares them to be successful business people who are innovatively and creatively seeking new ways to shape and reflect Christ in the workplace.

Business is a Bachelor of Arts degree. It is offered as a major and as a minor.

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Right from the start, the Redeemer School of Business equips you with strong analytical and decision-making skills, the ability to communicate clearly and succinctly, and a Biblically-based ethical framework.

Your first- and second-year courses introduce you to the different disciplines within business studies — like marketing, management, and accounting — before digging deeper into a variety of topics. You have the flexibility to design a program tailored to your specific interest while also getting a broad and balanced understanding of all business disciplines.

Business The Core

The Core Curriculum is a set of 10 courses that every student takes. The courses are woven through every major and get you to think deeply and broadly about what you’re studying. Think about it this way…

  • Entrepreneurs who understand historical trends and are effective collaborators are more successful in their business ventures.
  • Managers are more capable leaders when they understand their responsibilities to customers, employees, and their communities.
  • Accountants interpret data more effectively when they understand the people and processes behind it.
  • Marketers analyze target markets more strategically when they understand social and demographic trends.

See how the Core fits into your degree

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Learning
Experiences

In the Classroom

In your classes, you will build a solid foundation across the disciplines in courses like Management Information Systems, Business Ethics, and Entrepreneurship. Small classes taught by dedicated professors who are experts in their field mean you will conduct and critically assess research as you review the methods, concepts and findings of contemporary business practices.

Beyond the Classroom

In Redeemer’s business program, Prof. Susan Van Weelden, Prof. Laurie Busuttil and their colleagues are advancing the case method, an experiential learning approach for business students where students take on the role of managers in a variety of industries, organizations and scenarios. This case method provides a way for students to practice and gain confidence in their management skills.

Explore the benefits of Experiential Learning
After Redeemer

Alumni of Redeemer’s business program are making a positive impact in our society and in our communities.

Colin deRaaf '03

works as a training director at Christian Labour Association of Canada leading a team that manages construction workforces development programs.

Robyn Mooibroek '16

landed a management role in one of Canada's leading financial institutions before graduation. Her co-op experience prepared her to apply her classroom knowledge to her new career.

Career
Pathways
Business
Find out where a degree in Business takes you!
Redeemer’s Business Program provides you with the knowledge and relevant skills to set you on the path to a fulfilling career.
Roles open to me
with this degree:
  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Financial advisor
  • Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Fundraiser
  • Loans officer
  • Marketer
  • Sales representative
  • Supply chain analyst
With continuing
education I can be:
  • Business systems analyst
  • Chartered financial analyst (CFA)
  • Chartered professional accountant (CPA)
  • Chartered professional marketer (CPM)
  • Chartered professional manager (CMgr)
  • Forensic accountant
  • Lawyer
  • Real estate appraiser
  • Taxation consultant
  • Human resource professional (CHRP or CHRL)
Related jobs in other fields:
  • Banking advisor
  • Content creator
  • Event planner
  • Financial services rep
  • Fundraiser
  • Graphic designer
  • Health services coordinator
  • Public relations assistant
  • Digital marketing associate
Technical skills:
  • Analyze and interpret data
  • Analyze and interpret financial statements
  • Explain complex business concepts and theories
  • Evaluate marketing research data
  • Identify problems
  • Solve problems and make decisions/sound predictions
Transferable skills:
  • Accountability
  • Adaptability
  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Creativity
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Ethical leadership
  • Presentation skills
  • Resiliency
  • Time management
Discover current trends, wages and job in Canada for the Business field.
Explore your career ideas. Find out what Redeemer alumni have done with their degree.
Professional Organizations:
Connect with these organizations to learn more about your career.

Business management

  • Canadian Institute of Management
  • Human Resources Professionals Association
  • The Canadian Association of Management Consultants

Accounting/finance

  • Chartered Professional Accountants Canada
  • Canadian Bankers Association
  • Financial Management Institute of Canada
  • Financial Planners Canada
  • The Chartered Financial Analyst Institute

Marketing

  • Chartered Institute of Marketing Management of Ontario
  • Canadian Marketing Association
  • Canadian Public Relations Society
  • Sales and Marketing Executives International

Not-for-profit

  • Canadian Centre for Christian Charities
  • Imagine Canada
  • Charity Village
  • Association of Certified Nonprofit Professionals
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Career
Pathways
Business
Redeemer’s Business Program provides you with the knowledge and relevant skills to set you on the path to a fulfilling career.
Alumni can go on
to careers as...
  • Public relations managers
  • Event planners
  • Office administrators
  • Paralegals
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Real estate agents
  • Small business owners
  • Executive assistants
  • Office managers
Alumni can do further
studies to earn...
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • MA in Business Leadership
  • Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP)
  • Master of Finance (MFin)
  • Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM)
  • Real Estate License (REMIC)
  • Master of Management (MMgt)

Want to know more about Redeemer’s Business program?

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