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Programs

Business Technology Management (BComm)

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Organizations of all types and sizes rely on information and communication technologies to remain competitive. BTM graduates will learn how to analyze business needs, design appropriate technology-based processes and solutions, and communicate these effectively. They will learn to lead work-based teams, participate effectively in projects and understand best practices of organizational change. They will develop skills in interpersonal communications, collaboration, and leadership. Graduates will be ready for high demand jobs in business analysis, project management, sales, consulting, customer and supplier management, and marketing support.

Co-op Education

Gain career-related, real-world work experience in a wide variety of sectors through our co-operative education program. Learn more about the co-operative education program.

2-Year Program for Public Ontario College Diploma Graduates

We accept graduates of approved 3 year Business Administration Advanced Diploma programs from a public Ontario College. Students may complete the degree by completing 20 single-term courses.

Curriculum Overview 

Below is a sampling of a typical four year program as a Business Technology Management student. For more detailed course information, please visit the Ryerson Undergraduate Calendar.

Semester 1

  • CMN 124 - Communication in BTM
  • GMS 200 - Introduction to Global Management
  • ITM 100 - Foundations of Information Systems
  • ITM 107 - Managerial Decision Making
  • SSH 105 - Critical Thinking I

Semester 2

  • ECN 104 - Introductory Microeconomics
  • ITM 207 - Computer-Enabled Problem Solving
  • MHR 405 - Organizational Behaviour
  • QMS 102 - Business Statistics I
  • One Liberal Studies Course

First year progress.

Semester 3

  • ACC 100 - Introductory Financial Accounting
  • ITM 301 - IT Infrastructure
  • ITM 305 - Systems Analysis and Design
  • MKT 100 - Principles of Marketing
  • One Liberal Studies Course

Semester 4

  • ACC 406 - Introductory Management Accounting
  • ITM 410 - Business Process Design
  • ITM 500 - Data and Information Management
  • LAW 122 - Business Law
  • One Liberal Studies Course

Semester 5

  • FIN 300 - Managerial Finance I
  • ITM 750 - IS Project Management
  • QMS 202 - Business Stastics II
  • One Upper Level Liberal Studies
  • One Professional Related Course

Semester 6

  • ECN 204 - Introductory Macroeconomics
  • ITM 706 - Enterprise Architecture
  • ITM 820 - Information Systems Security and Privacy
  • One Upper Level Liberal Studies
  • One Professional Related Course

Semester 7

  • ITM 90A/B - Graduation Project
  • ITM 707 - Strategy, Management and Acquisition
  • Three Professional Related Courses 

Semester 8

  • ITM 90A/B - Graduation Project
  • One Upper Liberal Studies Course
  • Two Professional Related Courses

Note: ITM 90A/B is a two-term course.

Career Options 

Given the ubiquity of ICT in all aspects of human activity, graduates of the BTM program are employable in virtually every conceivable industry sector, including: banking, healthcare, transportation, government, retail, commerce, manufacturing, education, etc. Some example career options available to BTM graduates:

  • Business Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Business Technology Analyst
  • System Integration Manager
  • Business Requirements Analyst
  • HR Information Solutions Analyst
  • IT Business Solutions Consultant
  • IT Infrastructure Planner
  • Security Analyst

Why study BTM? 

Our school is not only one of the leading schools to combine management and information technology education, but also the largest in Canada. Learn why fourth year students Graham and Abrar study BTM.

Largest program of its kind in Canada.

"The BTM program has laid out the foundation on which I have built my career, in terms of knowledge gained, connections made, and the opportunity to have worked for some of the largest companies in the world."

Sasha Nayvelt, Class of 2012

Student Spotlight

Explore your Academic Pathways

Minors in Information Technology Management are available to all Ryerson students.

Minors

A minor is an opportunity for a student to explore a secondary area of undergraduate study either for personal interest beyond a student’s degree program, or as an area of specific expertise related to the student’s degree program that will serve the student’s career choice. We offer the following minors:

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Certificate Programs

Whether you are an IT manager who needs to expand your areas of specialization, or a business manager who needs to learn about IT, The Chang School’s ITM Certificates can help to develop your knowledge base.

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Graduate Studies

The learning doesn't have to end after completing your undergraduate degree. Enhance your degree by completing a Master's program in any of the following areas through the Ted Rogers School of Management: