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Introduction to Business Information Technology

Take your first, confident step into the world of programming and prepare yourself for academic success.

Build fundamental information technology and applied-learning skills while bridging your experience into the Business Information Technology diploma program.

Through Introduction to Business Information Technology, you will develop the experience you need to start your learning journey and excel in the Business Information Technology (BIT) program.

In this program, you’ll build essential learning skills and explore potential career pathways. You’ll also develop your understanding of programming and logic in a first-term BIT course – reducing your course load in the Business Information Technology program.

Once you complete the Introduction to Business Information Technology, you’ll be guaranteed entry into the next BIT program intake.

  • Program Type
    Full-time
  • Credential
    Certificate
  • Annual Intakes
    Fall and Winter
  • Location
    Exchange District Campus
  • How to Enrol
    Application required
  • Application Type
    Regular admission
  • Program Length
    4 months
  • International Program
    Open to students from around the globe

Experience a Polytechnic Education

Full-time Delivery: Something New Every Term

Through this pathway program, you will sharpen your active-learning skills while building a fundamental understanding of computer programming logic.

TERM 1

Build essential skills in math, time management and communication.

What to Expect in This Program

Get Prepared for the Future of Work

Excel with small class sizes, practical learning and experienced instructors, all focused on your success. With an employer-driven education, you won’t just be ready for a career – you’ll be prepared to stay in front of what’s ahead.

Build in-demand skills using the same techniques and state-of-the-art technology as industry experts.
Collaborate with your peers in small, focused classes to explore cutting-edge technology and face real industry challenges.
RRC Polytech instructors use years of industry experience and technical expertise to ensure the skills you learn are practical, in demand and up to date.
Develop essential technical skills and confidence before transitioning into the Business Information Technology program.
Study in the heart of the city. Our Exchange District Campus is just steps away from some of Winnipeg’s most influential organizations and startups.
Learn, meet and unwind at Manitou a bi Bii daziigae, RRC Polytech’s newest facility.

Graduate Success

Introduction to Business Information Technology graduates confidently excel in the Business Information Technology (BIT) program. Our instructors recognize that some of the highest-achieving students in BIT are Introduction to Business Information Technology grads.

Level up your learning skills

In this program, you’ll develop the fundamental study skills and computer programming essentials you need to kick-start your success in the BIT program.

Get an early start in BIT

As an Introduction to Business Information Technology grad, you’ll join the BIT program at the next available entry date. Completing this specialized program will prepare you for BIT – and may allow you to start and finish your studies earlier.

Find your passion for programming

A career in programming can be very rewarding. Through Introduction to Business Information Technology, you’ll explore your employment options, meet with industry-experienced instructors and make an informed decision about your career in information technology.

“The program teaches you the foundations that help you grow and teaches you how to learn. I ended up enjoying not only the variety of skillsets you learn but also the teachers in the program.”

Zoe Rose – Consultant
Baringa Partners

Who Should Enrol?

Turn your talents into academic success

As a student in the Introduction to Business Information Technology program, you have a keen interest in computers and technology. You want to pursue an information technology career but have limited experience with computers. You also want to build essential coding skills before committing to a lengthier, more intensive education in the Business Information Technology program.

Students that excel in this program often share these interests, skills and personality traits.

PERSONALITY TRAITS

  • Adaptable
  • Both introverts and extroverts
  • Critical thinker
  • Logical thinker
  • Technical thinker

SKILLS

  • Adaptability
  • Motivation
  • Positive attitude
  • Problem solving
  • Self-motivation

INTERESTS

  • Technology
  • Programming
  • IT
  • Coding
  • Software development
  • Computer science
  • Computers

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LIST OF COURSES

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Ensure signup goes smoothly and understand program requirements before registering. Review required documents and procedures to make sure you’re prepared to enter this program.

OTHER INFORMATION

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