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International Business Management

International Business Management Ontario College Graduate Certificate

What is International Business Management?

The field of international business encompasses a variety of disciplines, including finance, sales, marketing, and human resources; graduates demonstrate a range of knowledge, skills, and abilities which are relevant to both business in general and international business in particular. Because of the variety of cultural contexts in which international business is conducted, an appreciation of and respect for the histories, customs, and cultures of other countries are essential elements of a graduate’s success in the international business field.

Georgian College International Business Management partners with FITT

Program Outline 2016-2017

Major:
BINT
Length:
1 Year
Effective Dates:
2016-2017
Delivery:
3 Semesters
Credential:
Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Location:
Barrie
Start:

Fall - Barrie

Winter - Barrie

Contact:
Jim Dickie
Email:
Jim.Dickie@GeorgianCollege.ca
Phone:
705-728-1968 ext. 1207

The field of international business encompasses a variety of disciplines, including finance, sales, marketing, and human resources; graduates demonstrate a range of knowledge, skills, and abilities which are relevant to both business in general and international business in particular. Because of the variety of cultural contexts in which international business is conducted, an appreciation of and respect for the histories, customs, and cultures of other countries are essential elements of a graduate’s success in the international business field.

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • analyze the impact of various economic, legal, cultural, geographical, and political systems on international business


  • conduct business in compliance with relevant national and international law, legislation, policies, and regulations


  • apply computer skills and knowledge to support the international business functions in the context of e-commerce


  • assist in the importing and exporting functions of a business


  • collect, process, and interpret data used to support international business
  • conduct business with diverse populations using culturally appropriate methods
  • contribute to the planning, directing, and evaluating of individual and team projects


  • develop an international marketing plan which includes marketing objectives, marketing mix, strategies, budgetary considerations, and evaluation criteria


  • develop strategies to utilize domestic and foreign government programs, policies, and agencies which facilitate international trade


  • apply financial knowledge and skills to the operation of an international business


  • apply leadership and teamwork knowledge and skills when working with coworkers, supervisors, and others


  • apply knowledge of quality control and assurance programs to sourcing and supplying


  • apply the principles of business ethics and international corporate responsibility
  • employ entrepreneurial strategies to maximize the effectiveness of international business initiatives


  • participate in the development of an international business plan


  • analyze the impact of an organization’s integrative trade initiatives on its human resource management strategies, policies, and practices


  • manage the implementation and evaluation of team projects by applying project management principles


  • develop strategies to negotiate effectively within various cultural environments


  • communicate information related to international business accurately and credibly in oral, written, and graphic form.
Fall Intake - Barrie

Sem 1 | Sem 2 | Sem 3

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Fall | Winter | Summer

2016 | 2017 | 2017

Winter Intake - Barrie

Sem 1 | Sem 2 | Sem 3

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Winter | Fall | Winter

2017 | 2017 | 2018

- Post-secondary diploma or degree, or equivalent; education or experience in a business setting is desirable.

Applicants must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to this program:

- Diploma or Degree, or equivalent; education or experience in a business setting is desirable.

12 Mandatory Courses

1 Internship

Admission decisions will be based on academic grades.

To graduate from this program, a student must attain a minimum of 60% or a letter grade of P (Pass) or S (Satisfactory) in each course in each semester. The passing weighted average for promotion through each semester and to graduate is 60%.

Mandatory Courses

BINT1000 International Trade Finance
BINT1001 The Global Marketplace
BINT1002 International Human Resources Management
BINT1004 Global E-Commerce
BINT1005 International Trade Research
BINT1006 Strategic Management of International Operations
BINT1007 Global Entrepreneurship
BINT1009 Global Logistics and Operations
BINT1010 International Marketing Management
BINT1011 Advanced Global Strategy
BINT1013 Project Management
BINT1014 Legal Considerations in International Trade
Internship
BINT1012 Internship (International Business)

The internship which is completed in the third semester of the program has been designed to blend career ambitions with post diploma college studies. This blending of academic and industry experience will provide the students with opportunities to apply their knowledge and skills within a work environment. Placement opportunities will be determined by the Internship department and the student. Students who are already employed in an environment conducive to the application of the program content may obtain credit for their internship at the discretion of the Internship department.

A group of students and faculty who competed in the OCMC competition 2015.

OCMC team ties for fifth place finish

A huge congratulations to Georgian contestants who helped score an overall top five finish at the Ontario Colleges’ Marketing Competition (OCMC) on Nov. 26 and 27. The Georgian team came home with one silver medal, two bronze medals, and three fourth place finishes out of 10 events. Read more...

Victoria with a collection of Monster High dolls

Victoria Martin Evans

European Regional Senior Brand Manager, Mattel

Program:

International Business Management

Year:

2010


My internship was at Mattel, and I was able to leverage that experience into a full-time role at their Toronto office. From there, I helped launch Monster High in Canada. I’ve since had the opportunity to work in London, England, and travel all over the world. Today, I’m based in Barcelona. Read more...

School of Business Kelly Halliday Georgian College

Kelly Halliday

Kelly has taught at Georgian since 2003 in both the Canadian Automotive Institute and the Business and Management Studies area. She holds a degree in finance and economics, and an MBA in international business. Kelly has broad experience in college program development. She was responsible for launching the Ontario graduate certificate in International Business Management and for acquiring full program equivalency for its graduates from the Forum for International Trade Training. Read more...

A group of students and faculty who competed in the OCMC competition 2015.

OCMC team ties for fifth place finish

A huge congratulations to Georgian contestants who helped score an overall top five finish at the Ontario Colleges’ Marketing Competition (OCMC) on Nov. 26 and 27. The Georgian team came home with one silver medal, two bronze medals, and three fourth place finishes out of 10 events. Read more...

A large group of students standing together

Field trip offers students a rare opportunity

Professors Dave Aves and Norm Smith took students on a field trip to Toronto Feb. 15, 2012 to provide them with a contemporary context of what’s happening in both the Canadian and global automotive sectors. Read more...

Brandon, sitting in the Aboriginal Resource Centre

Brandon Pitawanakwat

Georgian’s exC!te Experience was actually my second pitch competition. The panel was larger and offered valuable insights. I got a lot of very good feedback. The funds I won will help make Crowned Eagle a reality. Read more...

Victoria with a collection of Monster High dolls

Victoria Martin Evans

European Regional Senior Brand Manager, Mattel

Program:

International Business Management

Year:

2010


My internship was at Mattel, and I was able to leverage that experience into a full-time role at their Toronto office. From there, I helped launch Monster High in Canada. I’ve since had the opportunity to work in London, England, and travel all over the world. Today, I’m based in Barcelona. Read more...

Portrait of a smiling alumnus Heather Stokes

Heather Stokes

Account Manager, Export Development Canada

Program:

International Business Management

Year:

2008


Georgian College’s International Business Management graduate certificate program is a necessity for any student aiming to improve his or her knowledge of the global arena and to develop practical skills that can be applied to any dynamic work environment. Read more...

Portrait of smiling alumnus Dasmeet Singh

Dasmeet Singh

Student engagement and retention assistant, Georgian College International Education and Training Centre

Program:

International Business Management


This graduate certificate course has helped make me more employable. International Business Management is a program that trains people to work flexibly in different countries and cultures. There are endless opportunities and the sky’s the limit. Read more...

For inquiries please contact the appropriate person below.

Contact:
Jim Dickie
Phone:
705-728-1968 ext. 1207

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