International Business Management - Logistics Systems | St. Clair College
Program Code: B999
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Program Code: M999
Status: Closed
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Two Year - Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Starts: September, January, May

Emergency Alternate Delivery Plan:
Winter 2024 Emergency Alternate Delivery

Contact:
Year 1
Tony Mao
519-972-2727 ext. 5398
Year 2
Phil Cohen
519-972-2727 ext. 4578

Program Overview

This two-year post-graduate program in International Business Management - Logistics enables graduates to enter the industry as business professionals, capable of investigating target market demands and determining the best opportunities for import and export. The program builds the necessary skills to understand, monitor, and influence the effective and efficient movement of goods and services across international borders. Employers are looking for graduates who can analyze financial statements, manage cash flow, and apply the most appropriate International Commercial Terms to transfer the cost and risk when moving goods from the seller to the buyer. Graduates will be well prepared to develop viable market entry strategies for foreign markets and to create project management plans for international ventures.  Graduates will also have a working knowledge of both data analytics and enterprise systems related to supply chain management as well as the ability to prepare customs documentation to satisfy Canada Border Services. These capabilities will offer graduates the competitive advantage that today’s global organizations need.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will qualify for entry positions including international trade research assistant, international marketing manager, account manager, freight dispatcher, transport logistics controller, supply chain analyst, inventory control specialist, warehouse manager, purchasing officer, supply chain consultant and customs brokerage employee.

Admission Requirements

Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Degree, or equivalent.

International Students: See Admission Policies for details.

Courses

The curriculum below is for incoming students:

Semester 1
Code Title Credits
IBM100
International Business Management
3
IBM110
Leadership Development For Global Managers
3
IBM120
Product And Service Development
3
IBM130
Feasibility Of International Trade
4
IBM150
Business Communication And Report Writing
3
IBM160
Canadian Business: Profile & Practices
3
Semester 2
Code Title Credits
IBM200
International Trade, Economics And Current Topics
3
IBM210
International Market Entry Strategies
3
IBM220
Global Value Chain
3
IBM230
International Trade Finance
3
IBM250
International Marketing And Sales
3
IBM260
International Business Simulation
6
Semester 3
Code Title Credits
IBM1000
Operations And Supply Chain Management
3
IBM1009
Legal Aspects Of Transportation
3
IBM1010
Transportation Theory And Application Principles
3
IBM1003
Procurement, Competitive Bidding And Contract Management
3
IBM1004
Transportation Management: Domestic And International
3
IBM1013
Management Strategies for Organizational Success
3
IBM1006
Communications And Negotiations
3
Semester 4
Code Title Credits
IBM2000
The Canadian Custom's Process
4
IBM2011
Integrating Business Processes Using ERP
3
IBM2010
Accounting And Financial Concepts
3
IBM2003
Logistics Management
3
IBM2008
Data Analytics for Supply Chain
3
IBM2012
Capstone Project
3

Past Cohorts:

Semester 1
Code Title Credits
IBM100 International Business Management 3
IBM110 Leadership Development For Global Managers 3
IBM120 Product And Service Development 3
IBM130 Feasibility Of International Trade 4
IBM150 Business Communication And Report Writing 3
IBM160 Canadian Business: Profile & Practices 3
Semester 2
Code Title Credits
IBM200 International Trade, Economics And Current Topics 3
IBM210 International Market Entry Strategies 3
IBM220 Global Value Chain 3
IBM230 International Trade Finance 3
IBM250 International Marketing And Sales 3
IBM260 International Business Simulation 6
Semester 3
Code Title Credits
IBM1000 Operations And Supply Chain Management 3
IBM1009 Legal Aspects Of Transportation 3
IBM1010 Transportation Theory And Application Principles 3
IBM1003 Procurement, Competitive Bidding And Contract Management 3
IBM1004 Transportation Management: Domestic And International 3
MGN360 Leadership Principles 3
IBM1006 Communications And Negotiations 3
Semester 4
Code Title Credits
IBM2000 The Canadian Custom's Process 4
IBM2011 Integrating Business Processes Using ERP 3
IBM2010 Accounting And Financial Concepts 3
IBM2003 Logistics Management 3
IBM2008 Data Analytics for Supply Chain 3
IBM2012 Capstone Project 3

Your Investment

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

2024-2025 Tuition Fees  

For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses are 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 on 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.

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

International Business Management- Logistics Systems (Ontario College Graduate Certificate) (70202)

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Conduct an environmental scan* to evaluate the impact of world issues on an organization’s international business opportunities.
  2. Conduct, evaluate and present market research to support an organization’s international business decision-making.
  3. Manage the preparation of documents and the application of procedures to support the movement of products and services in the organization’s global supply chain*.
  4. Evaluate the impact of statutory and regulatory compliance on an organization’s integrative trade* initiatives.
  5. Develop and implement strategies to negotiate effectively within various cultural environments and to address the impact of cultural differences on an organization’s integrative trade* initiatives.
  6. Develop and present an international marketing plan, and evaluate sales strategies that support an organization’s integrative trade* initiatives.
  7. Identify and interpret relevant international financial documents, and evaluate financial strategies that support an organization’s integrative trade* initiatives.
  8. Analyze the impact of an organization's integrative trade* initiatives on its human resources management strategies, policies, and practices.
  9. Develop and present an international business plan.
  10. Manage the implementation and evaluation of team projects by applying project management principles.
  11. Recommend strategies to support principles of corporate sustainability, corporate social responsibility and ethics associated with an organization’s integrative trade* initiatives and valuate their effectiveness.
  12. Select and apply current technologies to support an organization’s integrative trade* initiatives.
  13. Apply well-researched tools and strategies to prioritize and mitigate risks while optimizing the reliability of the logistics system.
  14. Manage logistics planning and scheduling processes to control the effective flow and storage of goods, services, and information.
  15. Select relevant performance standards to monitor and improve capabilities of logistics systems.