International Business Management
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Forum for International Trade Training
  • Program Length:
  • One Year - Ontario College Graduate Certificate
  • Starts:
  • September and January

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

Students successfully completing the three semester International Business Management College Grad Certificate have the option to write the FITT certification exams.


PROGRAM OVERVIEW
The International Business Management Program (IBM) enables students to fulfill the educational component for the prestigious Certified International Trade Professional (CITP®|FIBP®) designation. The curriculum is based on CITP®|FIBP® standards that are endorsed by the World Trade Centers Association and the Canadian government. The Certified International Trade Professional (CITP®|FIBP®) designation is the world’s leading professional designation for global business practitioners. This industry-validated designation is earned by meeting a rigorous set of competency standards, set by FITT—Canada’s international trade training and professional certification authority. St. Clair College is an accredited partner of the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) and the IBM program has been validated to meet the FITT competency standards as an official educational partner of FITT.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Diploma or degree in a relevant field from a recognized college or university OR demonstrated competence through related work.

International Students - The English proficiency requirement is IELTS 6.0 with no band lower than 5.0; or TOEFL iBT 79 with no sections lower than 16. Students may have the English condition waived if they have graduated from a recognized (Canadian, USA, British, Australian, etc.) college or university where classes are conducted in the English language.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Students have three semesters to hone their skills in international trade and international business management.
  • Students successfully completing the program have the option to write the FITT certification exams followed by a fourth semester in International Marketing
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
  • International entrepreneurs in the areas of importing and exporting, as well as foreign business development, supply chain/logistics, international marketing, sourcing and procurement.
  • Agent, distributor, trade consultant, freight forwarder, customs brokering project management, and sales

YOUR INVESTMENT
The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:

2018-2019 Tuition Fees

For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.

Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.

Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.

CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS


Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 1
IBM100
3
International Business Management
IBM110
3

Leadership Development for Global Managers
IBM120
3
Product and Service Development
IBM130
4
Feasibility of International Trade
IBM150
3

Business Communication and Report Writing
IBM160
3
Canadian Business: Profile and Practices

Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 2
IBM200
3

International Trade, Economics and Current Topics
IBM210
3
International Market Entry Strategies
IBM220
3
Global Value Chain
IBM230
3
International Trade Finance
IBM250
3
International Marketing and Sales
IBM260
6
International Business Simulation


Effective Fall 2019

Certificate Requirements, Pre-Fall 2018 Cohorts.
Certificate Requirements, Fall 2018 Cohorts.