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Business Management

The perfect first step for your business career

As a Business Management student, you’ll acquire an intensive grounding in the fundamentals of business before choosing one of our seven innovative majors at the end of your first year.

Our active, collaborative approach puts you in the boardroom, problem-solving, presenting and tackling real-world business cases from the very beginning of your university career.


First year at a glance

Semester 1

  • Introductory Financial Accounting
  • Introductory Microeconomics
  • Business Information Systems I
  • Applied Mathematics for Business 
  • Choice of ONE Liberal Studies course

Semester 2

  • Introductory Management Accounting
  • Introductory Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Global Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Applied Statistics for Business

Business Management Majors (Choose your major at the end of first year.)

Choose 1 of 7 majors at the end of first year

Become well-versed in analysis and quantitative skills to become a leader in fast-paced global economy. In our highly technical and computerized world, acquiring timely and accurate business and economic data is essential for successful management decision-making.

The strongest integration of law and business of any BComm program in Canada. Gain a solid understanding of key legal issues in the corporate world, including contract negotiations, human resources, policy development and property transactions.

In today’s marketplace, all businesses are affected by events taking place around the world. In Global Management Studies, you will acquire managerial skills and the cultural understanding to lead in the new global business environment.

Learn to manage a diverse workforce, strategically recruit employees, keep good personnel and train and develop your employees while fostering a fair and ethical work environment.

Launch a winning startup, create a sustainable and competitive enterprise or bring innovation and entrepreneurial skills to an existing organization, whether for-profit or not-for-profit. Recognized internationally as a world leader in Entrepreneurship education, we offer more undergraduate Entrepreneurship courses than any other Canadian university and access to resources to support student startups. Our Entrepreneurship professors have extensive real-world experience, work directly with student startups and teach up-to-the-minute courses.

Explore innovative new ways to engage with consumers. Learn how to interpret and respond to customer needs better than the competition by analyzing consumer trends, competitive activity and other factors.

Real estate propels the local and national economy. Learn the skills that will allow you to thrive in the housing and commercial property arenas, real estate finance, property development, economics, sustainability and real estate law. Our Real Estate Management major was created in close consultation with industry experts.

Admission requirements

Requirements for Full-Time, Four-Year Program

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.

Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher prerequisite grades and/or higher overall averages:

  • English/anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)
  • Mathematics (one of Calculus and Vectors [MCV4U], Advanced Functions [MHF4U] or Mathematics of Data Management [MDM4U])
  • MCV4U is the preferred mathematics course
  • Note: the minimum grade(s) required in the subject prerequisites (normally in the 70% range) will be determined subject to competition

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at:
Admission Requirements.

"TRSM’s atmosphere is exactly what I wanted in a school: open, driven, exciting and entrepreneurial – and in the heart of downtown Toronto. I can’t imagine being anywhere else in the world."

Amanda Chin, Business Management, 2020

Student Advising 

Currently offering personalized academic advice to Accounting and Finance students and Business Management majors*, this central unit helps you make the most of your university experience through advising appointments and drop-ins.

The Student Advising team takes a holistic approach by supporting you through course selection and connecting you with specific resources and extracurricular activities on campus.

* High-impact advising continues to be available in all other undergraduate programs, as well.