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Strategic Global Business Management

Algonquin College
2 years
Graduate diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
Algonquin College

Program description

Strategic Global Business Management

In this two-year Strategic Global Business Management Ontario College Graduate Certificate, you learn to navigate complex geopolitical climates, and to develop positive cross-cultural relationships, so that your business can have global reach. You explore the ways that areas of business management work together to form a strategic global approach.

Extend your business management skills as you identify feasible opportunities to enter new global markets in ethical and socially responsible ways that comply to international policies, regulations, and laws. Identify how to manage projects, human resources, finances, marketing, sales, risk and continuity within international settings. Apply business principles to digital business environments through e-commerce, supply chain and social media marketing, to support the business in a global market. Think innovatively, to explore ways to leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning, while protecting your business through cyber security and information management. The program culminates with a collaborative project completed with an industry partner, an opportunity that supports your growth as a strategic global business professional.

Upon graduation, you will have met the academic requirements for application to the Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) designation from the Forum for International Trade and Training (FITT), an internationally recognized body in the field. One year of relevant work experience is also required to qualify for this designation.

Admission requirements

This program is well-suited for students who:

  • Have an analytical and inquisitive mind and enjoy innovative and creative thinking.
  • Are passionate about international business, diplomacy and geopolitical affairs.
  • Are motivated to work independently and collaboratively with an interest in building leadership skills.
  • Posses strong organizational, planning and time management skills.
  • Are ethically-conscious and empathetic global citizens.
  • Are strong communicators with interest in persuasive negotiation.
  • Enjoy interacting with a variety of cultures in a global context.

Program Eligibility

  • Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma or Degree or equivalent in Business or a related field.
  • Applicants with international transcripts must provide proof of the subject-specific requirements noted above and may be required to provide proof of language proficiency. Domestic applicants with international transcripts must be evaluated through the International Credential Assessment Service of Canada (ICAS) or World Education Services (WES).
  • IELTS-International English Language Testing Service (Academic) Overall band of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band; OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT)-overall 88, with a minimum of 22 in each component: Reading 22; Listening 22; Speaking 22; Writing 22.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the college website.

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Program content

Level: 01

  • Professional Skills in International Context
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Global Business Environment
  • International Market Entry Strategies
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics
  • International Project Management

Level: 02

  • Global Trade Law
  • Feasibility of International Trade
  • International Regulations and Policy
  • Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Cyber Security and Information Management
  • Human Resources Management

Level: 03

  • International Trade Finance
  • Global Value Chain
  • Mastering International Trade: Strategies and Tactics
  • Business Continuity Management
  • Geo-Strategy Management
  • e-Commerce Management for International Markets

Level: 04

  • Development of Products and Services for Global Markets
  • AI and Machine Learning in Business Management
  • Business Analytics and Management
  • Social Media in Global Business
  • Strategic Global Business Management Industry Project
  • Project Scope Management
  • International Sales and Marketing

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the college website for more information.

Tuition fees

For more information about tuition fees, please visit the college website. 


The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Use data, predictive modeling, and analysis to recommend strategies to support management decisions in a global context.
  2. Develop, execute, and analyze a strategic global business plan, considering the impact of various economic, legal, cultural, geographical, and political situations.
  3. Conduct global and domestic business with diverse populations, using culturally-appropriate methods in compliance with relevant national and international laws, policies, regulations, and ethical practices.
  4. Develop strategies for the importing and exporting functions of a business to support global economic growth.
  5. Use project management principles, tools, and techniques to define timelines and evaluate project deliverables for all members of cross-functional, intercultural and multidisciplinary teams.
  6. Determine the value-added and financial implications of global business decisions on trade financing, profitability, feasibility, and stakeholder satisfaction.
  7. Apply quality control standards to the assurance framework, based on the needs and expectations of an organization, to ensure consistency in a global business.
  8. Adapt, adopt, and develop new products and services consistent with evolving local and global market needs to meet organizational objectives.
  9. Evaluate the feasibility of marketing a product or service in international markets, to determine its viability and profitability.
  10. Build personalized professional development strategies to recruit, retain, and develop human talent for global business.
  11. Integrate leadership theory into practice to drive organizational change while maintaining working relationships and team performance.
  12. Apply entrepreneurial strategies to maximize the effectiveness of international business initiatives.
  13. Optimize business development, sales and negotiations frameworks across varying jurisdictions and cultural settings, to enhance international growth.
  14. Conduct international trade utilizing domestic and foreign government programs, policies, and agencies.
  15. Apply information technology to enhance work performance skills, to support global business operations.
  16. Identify and apply discipline-specific practices that contribute to the local and global community through social responsibility, economic commitment, and environmental stewardship.

Career opportunities

Employment opportunities will exist as retail and wholesale trade managers (0621); professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations (1123); retail salespersons (6421), and customer and information services representatives (6552).

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1385 Woodroffe Avenue
K2G 1V8 Ottawa Ontario

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