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Technology Management (Bachelor of Commerce)

Degree Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)
Faculty Faculty of Business and Information Technology
Location North Oshawa campus location
Start dates September
Length Four years
Program load Full-time
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The Commerce program's Technology Management major will develop your skills in business innovation, enterprise systems, data analytics, information technology, change management, and data security.

General information

The Commerce program's Technology Management major will develop your skills in business innovation, enterprise systems, data analytics, information technology, change management, and data security. A Technology Management major creates well-rounded individuals who can understand the worlds of both business and information technology (IT).

This major focuses on the managerial aspects of business information technology, and gain hands-on experience with state-of-the-art enterprise software and analytics packages used in business and government today. Understanding of information technology, business solutions and technology strategy is complemented with digital literacy, business communication, systems analysis and design thinking skills. Graduates will be able to communicate across traditional boundaries, taking a holistic view of how IT and business work together to make organizations and individuals more successful, aware and secure.

Additional information

Faculty of Business and Information Technology website

Admission requirements

Current Ontario secondary school students must complete the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with six 4U or 4M credits including English (ENG4U) with a minimum average of 60 per cent and one of Advanced Functions (MHF4U), Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U) or Mathematics of Data Management (MDM4U) with a minimum average of 60 per cent. 

Note: Admission is competitive. The specific average or standing required for admission varies from year to year. Students are selected by taking into consideration a wide range of criteria including school marks, distribution of subjects taken, and performance in subjects relevant to the academic program. Possession of the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance. Preference will be given to applicants with the best qualifications.

Last year's cut-off 70 per cent
Expected cut-off Low 70s

How to apply

The application process and important dates/deadlines are outlined on our admissions website:
 Ontario secondary school applicants 
• Ontario secondary school graduates
• Canadian out-of-province high school applicants 
• International applicants 
• Mature applicants (over 21 and never attended post-secondary) 
• Transfer applicants
• General Arts and Science (GAS) applicants 
• Home-schooled applicants

Program curriculum

Sample courses:

  • Introduction to Programming
  • Business Integration and Simulation
  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Database Systems and Business Intelligence
  • Topics in Technology Management
  • IT Security, Policy and Procedures
  • Business Intelligence and Data Warehouses
  • Emerging Trends in Technology Management
  • Strategic Information Technology Management

We will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to become an effective project leader, supervisor, or manager in today’s ever-changing business and technical environment. You can benefit from exciting experiential learning opportunities including internship work placements (locally or abroad), international exchanges, and capstone projects in which you work as a team to provide consulting services to one of our industry partners.

We have partnered with SAP Next-Gen to provide the SAP Student Recognition Award, which acknowledges those who have spent notable time using the SAP product suite during their degree program. This recognition award is issued by the Faculty of Business and Information Technology. To be eligible for the award, students must take three courses with significant hands-on SAP content. Currently available courses include: BUSI 2603U Introduction to Operations Management, BUSI 2500U Business Simulation and Analytics, and BUSI 3040U Information Systems.        

Students who obtain the award can proudly display it on their resume and show that they have job-ready SAP skills. The Student Recognition Award also grants access to the TS410 course (formerly TERP 10) which provides the professional designation SAP Certified Associate upon passing the examination from SAP.

A full program map is available in the Undergraduate Academic Calendar. Courses are subject to change without notice.

Experiential learning

You will gain hands-on experience as you learn how to apply theory to the processes of business decision-making and problem-solving. Our Technology Management major includes the opportunity to participate in internship work placements (locally or aboard) or Capstone study projects in which you work within a team to provide consulting services to one of our industry partners.

Our emphasis on experiential learning also includes the integration of case study analysis, computer simulations, field-based projects, and problem-solving activities into our courses. In addition, students can enrich their opportunities for experiential learning by participating in student competition and various student societies.

Learn more on the faculty website.

Career opportunities

  • Enterprise systems specialist
  • Business technology consultant
  • Business analytics manager
  • Business intelligence officer
  • Information and communication technology manager
  • Information systems analysts
  • Digital transformation lead
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