Diploma of Business Administration: Start small and walk before you run with the Diploma of Business Administration (DipBA). The DipBA is a two-year program that provides an overview of all areas of business administration, and courses completed in the DipBA can be used towards the course requirements for the four-year BBA if you decide to transition into a degree. What Is Business Administration? Business administration encompasses all elements relating to the management and operations of private, government, and not-for-profit organizations in Canada and around the world. A bachelor's degree in business administration prepares you to understand the inner workings of organizations from all angles, including, but not limited to: Fundamentals necessary to start your own company and/or assist a business start-up in achieving its goals, Building and managing effective employee relationships, Managing finances and making investment decisions, Establishing a successful brand, Preparing budgets, controlling costs, and maintaining financial records, … and much more!