International Business Management
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Forum for International Trade Training Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association
  • 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 followed by a fourth semester in the Freight Forwarding and Logistics College Grad Certificate to prepare for the CIFFA certification exams. Successful candidates have the possibility to earn two certifications in four semesters.


PROGRAM OVERVIEW
St. Clair College's International Business Management program provides students with the multi-skilled tools they require to compete in the ever challenging field of International Trade. Students will focus on in-depth analysis of case studies in international business through structured group work. Graduates will have the necessary knowledge and abilities to apply these skills in order to specialize in a variety of international business activities. Students will learn to become competent in broad sectors of the global business environment including international marketing, trade research, global supply chain/logistics, international finance, and market entry strategy among others.

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
  • Gives graduates 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 the Freights Forwarding and Logistics College Grad Certificate to prepare for the CIFFA certification exams.
  • Successful candidates have the possibility to earn two additional certifications in four semesters (two from St. Clair College, one from FITT and one from CIFFA).
EMPLOYMENT 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:

2016-2017 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
IBM101
3
Intro to Global Business
IBM102
3
Global Economic Development 1
IBM103
3
Canadian Business: Profiles & Practices
IBM104
3
Report Writing

Semester 2
IBM201
3
Global Trade Research
IBM202
3
Global Economic Development 2
IBM203
3
Legal Aspects of Global Trade
IBM204
3
Global Market Entry and Distribution

Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 3
IBM301
3
Global Market Plan
IBM302
3
Global Trade Finance Plan
IBM303
3
Global Trade Logistics Plan
IBM304
3
Global Project Management