International Business Management
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Forum for International Trade Training
  • 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.


PROGRAM OVERVIEW
The International Business Management Program (IBM) enables students to fulfill the educational component for the prestigious Certified International Trade Professional (CITP®|FIBP®) designation. The curriculum is based on CITP®|FIBP® standards that are endorsed by the World Trade Centers Association and the Canadian government. The Certified International Trade Professional (CITP®|FIBP®) designation is the world’s leading professional designation for global business practitioners. This industry-validated designation is earned by meeting a rigorous set of competency standards, set by FITT—Canada’s international trade training and professional certification authority. St. Clair College is an accredited partner of the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) and the IBM program has been validated to meet the FITT competency standards as an official educational partner of FITT.

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
  • Students have three semesters to hone their skillss 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 International Marketing
CAREER 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:

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.

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