FULL-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS COBUF-NA Communication for Business and Finance

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  • May have multiple start dates throughout the year
  • RRC Polytech Language Training Centre (Exchange District Campus), Winnipeg
  • Work experience component 


Red River College Polytechnic's Language Training Centre offers several full-time English for specific purposes programs from basic to advanced levels. They are designed to meet the language needs of students who have specific goals for studying, working, and living in Canada.

This program is aimed at students with a background or interest in business. You will develop language skills that will enable you to interact in a business environment or pursue further training. This advanced level program will help you to read and understand business materials, write reports, and develop a business vocabulary.

You will develop oral skills through classroom presentations and discussions. You will gain knowledge about business through informational interviews, research assignments, business speakers, and a work experience component.

Admission Requirements

When you apply to this program you will be required to provide proof of adequate English language proficiency.

Who Should Enrol?

Take this program if you wish to improve your academic English language skills to pursue your employment or educational goals in the business field.

Locations, Dates and Fees

Costs (estimates only; subject to change)

Program/Student Fees
Year 1
Program/Student Fees (International)
Year 1
1No Program fees for Permanent Residents
2These fees are for International Students only and include the International Heath and Dental Fee. 1 Term = 4 Months

Red River College Polytechnic is a participating institution in the HigherEdPoints program. Through this program, students are able to convert Aeroplan® Miles and TD Points into funds to help cover their tuition. Family members and friends can also contribute to a student’s education by converting their loyalty points - anyone can donate their points to an individual student.

Visit the HigherEdPoints website for more information about the program and/or to set up an account to convert your points.

Courses and Descriptions

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
BUSA-1167College Success Strategies
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This course offers tools that will help students to navigate the changes that come with moving on to a new school.  Students will learn how to define and set achievable goals, using time wisely as well as establish and nurture relationships with instructors and peers, allowing them to respond to stress and balance studies, jobs, friends and families.  Students will have a greater opportunity for academic success as they develop effective study habits, note taking strategies, and test-taking skills.  They will achieve greater confidence as they enhance academic integrity and learn creative ways to solve problems.. 

EALN-1062Communication for Business and Finance Lab CLB 7/8
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This Communication for Business and Finance Lan at level 7/8 of the Canadian Language Benchmarks is designed to support wanting to develop English language proficiency and socio-cultural communication skills for post-secondary studies in the field of business and finance along with communication skills for employment and daily life.  Students gain English-language, academic, and employment skills through a variety of tasks and activities.

EALN-1063Communication for Business and Finance Lecture CLB 7/8
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The communication for Business and Finance program at levels 7 and 8 of the Canadian Language Benchmarks is designed to help international students prepare for the language requirements of their academic programs (i.e. Business Administration, International Business, Applied Accounting, and other related programs) and support them in their settlement and participation in the Canadian society through the development of their communicative competence, cultural know-how, and essentials skills.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process which documents and compares an individual's prior learning gained from prior education, work and life experiences and personal study to the learning outcomes in College courses/programs. For more information, please visit www.rrc.ca/rpl.

Employment Potential

Many EAL (English as an Additional Language) students have found that the English programs at the Language Training Centre have opened up employment opportunities for them.

Others have gone on to continue their studies in college or university programs. Perhaps the most widespread benefit for EAL students has been their increased ability to communicate effectively in the community.

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