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
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.
- 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.
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.
Graduates may receive credits towards:
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.
Accounting Concepts I
Introduction to Canadian Business
Mathematics of Personal Finance
Introduction to Human Resources
Business Communications 1
Introduction to Word-Processing Software
Introduction to Presentation Software
Accounting Concepts II
Introduction to Canadian Marketing
Choose an Elective
Business Communications 2
World Geography & Economics I
International Trade Research
Multimedia Sales Presentations
Business Operations I
World Geography & Economics II
International Trade Logisitics
Legal Aspects of International Trade
International Market Entry & Distribution
International Culture & Negotiations
International Trade Finance
Selected Topics in International Business
Problem Solving and Decision Making
Economics of International Trade &
International Logistics & Documentation
Choose an elective
International Trade Management
International Business Policy & Ethics
Choose an elective