Business Management - International Business
Program Code: BMIB (Full-Time) Length of Program: Two-Year Co-op Awarded Upon Completion: Ontario College Graduate Certificate Starts: Sep (Open) Jan (Open)
Mobile Learning Program
Term 1 MKT-1143 Marketing Fundamentals COM-3013 Professional Communications ACC-1093 Accounting Concepts I ECO-1503 Principles of Economics BUS-1234 Computer Applications for Business MAN-1103 Human Resources Management Term 2 FIN-3163 International Trade Finance LAW-1003 Business Law INT-1113 Feasibility of International Trade INT-1123 Global Value Chain INT-3153 International Sales and Marketing CFF-2013 International Transportation and Trade (ITT) CPP-1001 Co-op Preparation Term 3 MAN-1163 Organizational Behaviour INT-3133 International Market Entry Strategies FIN-1013 Financial Analysis and Budgeting INT-3143 Development of Products and Services for an International Market CFF-3023 Introduction to Freight Forwarding INT-4202 Field Study Project Term 4 CPL-1049 Co-op Work Term* - OR - CPL-5559 WIL Project

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.

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Program Capabilities outline what skills students should possess as they progress through each term/year of their program.

Co-op students and employers will find this information most useful and can reference this capabilities document to ensure students are gaining the experience they need to fulfull the program requirements.

The student will be capable of the following skills by the end of the term indicated:

Upon Graduation

  • Interpret and record business transactions, and prepare basic financial statements 
  • Integrate knowledge of capital investments, credit planning, and finance into relevant aspects of work 
  • Utilize the concepts and business applications of computer information systems 
  • Apply decision-making and problem solving techniques in formulating business policy 
  • Apply the concepts of human resource management and organizational behaviour to establish and maintain effective working relationships 
  • Analyze a marketing situation and develop appropriate advertising recommendations and sales promotion strategies 
  • Compare and contrast various pricing strategies and their effects on sales and profits 
  • Prepare and deliver a sales presentation 
  • Utilize effective oral and written communications in all aspects of work completed 
  • Apply effective interpersonal skills 
  • Articulate various economic principles and their relationship to business 
  • Complete all work according to relevant and accepted business ethics and within the scope of corporate responsibility 
  • Assist in the logistical functions of an international business 
  • Implement strategies utilizing domestic and foreign government programs, policies, and agencies which facilitate international trade 
  • Evaluate the viability of marketing a product or service in an international market or markets 
  • Articulate the unique challenges and opportunities presented by entrepreneurial ventures 
  • Complete all work in a manner consistent with law and professional standards, practices and protocols.

Upon Graduation

For co-op information, contact:
Co-op & Career Services
519-542-7751 x 3455