Business Management - International Business


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Enhance your employability skills for a successful career in global business. The Business Management – International Business Ontario Graduate Certificate program is designed to prepare university and college graduates for a rewarding career in international business management. In addition to building management skills, students will develop the competencies to investigate, analyze and manage domestic and international business activities, in order to successfully conduct business on a global scale.

Curriculum emphasizes international sales and marketing, trade, research, supply chain management, law and project management in a Canadian business setting. Activities, projects and case studies are used to simulate a work environment and prepare students with the practical experience to be successful in their careers upon graduation.

The work term that concludes the program provides students with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience that will assist them in finding permanent employment after graduation.

Upon graduation, students will have met the academic requirements for application to the Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) designation and be prepared to write the Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA) exams.

Device Requirements

This program requires a laptop and recommends an iPad.

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Admission Requirements

A university degree, college diploma or advanced diploma
- or -
Acceptable combination of related work experience and post-secondary education as judged by the College to be equivalent to the above.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates can work in a broad range of domestic and international employment sectors including, manufacturing, market research, recruitment, retail, insurance, freight forwarding, brokerage houses, banks, financial institutions, consulting firms and international business. Graduates may also choose to work for international firms engaging in global business ventures.

Educational Pathways

See where you could go within Ontario to complete a degree once you've completed this Lambton College program.


Forum for International Trade Trading (FITT)

Upon meeting graduation requirements, graduates will possess the necessary course preparation to apply for the Diploma in International Trade from the Forum for International Trade Trading (FITT) as well as preparation to write the Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA) exams.

This program enables students to fulfill the educational component for Certified International Trade Professional (CITP)® designation from FITT.

Obtaining the CITP designation through FITT is an optional component of this graduate program. 

See the FITT website and the CIFFA website for additional requirements such as, mandatory examination and work experience to complete the designations. Separate registration, eligibility and fees determined by FITT and the CIFFA will apply. The additional registration fees are not included in the Business Management - International Business program tuition. The costs associated with achieving the FITT educational credential is $575 + HST which includes access to all six FITT Skills eBooks, transfer of credits to FITT and access to the applicable FITT assessment(s). 


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