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Forum for International Trade Training
  • Program Length:
  • Three Year - Ontario College Advanced Diploma
  • Starts:
  • September and January

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level qualify for admission to this program.

Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
This program provides students with the fundamental skills and knowledge required to conduct business in a global marketplace. The program offers intensive, hands-on multi-semester projects that allow students to select a product, research a country in which it could be offered, build a marketing, finance, supply chain and business plan to support their business idea. Upon completion of the program students have the opportunity to submit their final projects to Canada’s National accreditation body, the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) to achieve their FITT certification. Students also have the opportunity to qualify for their Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) accreditation. Both of these achievements will provide the graduate with a broader base of employment opportunity.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Multi-semester group project that prepares students to qualify for various certifications including Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) and Certified International Trade Professional (CITP).
  • Faculty-supported field trips to local companies to enhance course-related activities.
  • Faculty-supported work placement is offered in Semester 6.
  • Each semester, students are eligible to complete requirements toward the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) National Diploma validated by the Canadian Government and Industry.
  • Opportunity for qualifying graduates to complete a B. Comm from Nipissing University on the St. Clair College campus.
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Graduates may pursue careers in foreign business development, international marketing and sales, supply chain and logistics management, customs brokerage or as entrepreneurs in importing and exporting, distribution or trade consulting.

DEGREE COMPLETION
Graduates may receive credits towards: ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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

2017-2018 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.

DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS


Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 1
ACC110
3
Accounting Concepts I
BUS108
3
Introduction to Canadian Business
ECN110
3
Macroeconomics
MTH146
4
Mathematics of Personal Finance
MGN105
3
Introduction to Human Resources
COM103
3
Business Communications 1
MIC101
1
Introduction to Word-Processing Software
MIC102
1
Introduction to Presentation Software

Semester 2
ACC210
3
Accounting Concepts II
ECN210
3
Microeconomics
MRK202
3
Introduction to Canadian Marketing
ELEC1030
3
Choose an Elective
MTH237
3
Statistical Concepts
COM203
3
Business Communications 2
BUS207
2
Basic Spreadsheeting

Semester 3
INT100
3
Global Entrepreneurship
INT160
3
World Geography & Economics I
INT310
4
International Trade Research
BUS300
3
Business Law
MRK317
4
Multimedia Sales Presentations
MRK550
3
Business Operations I

Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 4
INT260
3
World Geography & Economics II
INT410
4
International Trade Logisitics
INT400
3
Legal Aspects of International Trade
INT150
3
International Marketing
INT405
4
International Market Entry & Distribution
INT440
4
International Culture & Negotiations



Semester 5
INT500
3
International Trade Finance
INT510
3
Selected Topics in International Business
INT505
3
Problem Solving and Decision Making
INT530
3

Economics of International Trade &
Finance
INT550
4
International Logistics & Documentation
ELEC1030
3
Choose an elective

Semester 6
INT600
4
International Simulation
INT610
4
International Trade Management
INT620
3
International Business Policy & Ethics
INT631
8
Internship
ELEC1030
3
Choose an elective