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Global Business Management

Centennial College
2 years
Full time
Graduate diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
Online / Distance
14,503 CAD

Program description

Global Business Management (2380)

In Centennial College's Global Business Management program, you'll gain the skill set to embark on a borderless career.

The two-year business certificate program, facilitated by The Business School, will deliver a unique blend of management and international concepts to train you to effectively lead in the international business environment.

Global Business Management courses will cover core business topics such as project management, business communications, financial and managerial accounting, operations management, human resources management, and management and leadership to ensure you can navigate any business environment. Additionally, you'll gain knowledge in specialized global business topics:

  • International business law
  • International entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Global business research and analysis
  • International business planning
  • International marketing
  • International sales and negotiation
  • International finance and banking
  • Corporate social responsibility and international development
  • Business networking

Upon graduation from this college business program, you'll have skills and knowledge that will allow you to confidently pursue entry-level management roles and be transferable across several industries.

Admission requirements

Academic Requirements

  • University degree or a three-year college diploma in any discipline from a recognized institution
  • We will consider applicants who have a two-year college diploma or a partial university degree (75% complete), and who have a minimum of two years work experience relevant to the program (transcript and resume review required)

Additional Requirements

  • English language proficiency

For more information about admission requirements visit our university website.

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Program content

Semester 1

  • Accounting for Managerial Decision Making
  • Business Communications 1
  • Human Resources Management in Canada
  • Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development
  • Research Methods for Trade and Development
  • Marketing

Semester 2

  • Financial Management
  • Coop/Employment Preparedness
  • Business Culture and Craft
  • Global Logistics

Semester 3

  • Contemporary Organizational Behaviour
  • International Banking and Finance
  • Geopolitics of Trade and Development
  • Principles of Freight Forwarding
  • Ethics and Stakeholder Management
  • International Marketing
  • Fundamentals of Project Management

Semester 4

  • International Business Law
  • Global Business Strategy
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and International Development
  • International Sales and Negotiation
  • Developing an International Business Plan
  • Professional Networking in Global Business
  • Management and Leadership

Tuition fees

Canadian Student Tuition fee is $ 4,308.00 (2 Semesters)

International Student Tuition fee is $14,502.50 (2 Semesters)

Scholarships & funding

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


Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes describe what graduates of the program have demonstrated they can do with the knowledge and skills they have achieved during their studies. The outcomes are closely tied to the needs of the workplace. Through assessment (e.g., assignments and tests), students verify their ability to reliably perform these outcomes before graduating.

  • Collect, process and interpret data used to support international business
  • Develop, execute and analyze the results of a comprehensive global business plan which includes complete marketing, operations, financial and human resources strategies and tactics, taking into account the impact of various economic, legal, cultural, geographical, and political situations on international business
  • Conduct business with diverse populations using culturally appropriate methods in compliance with relevant national and international law, legislation, policies, and regulations.
  • Assist in the importing and exporting functions of a business.
  • Plan, direct, execute and evaluate individual and team projects
  • Implement strategies utilizing domestic and foreign government programs, policies, and agencies which facilitate international trade.
  • Apply financial knowledge and skill to the operation of an international business.
  • Apply leadership and teamwork skills establishing and maintaining working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, clients, customers and consumers
  • Apply quality control and assurance programs to sourcing and supplying.
  • Apply the principles of business ethics and international corporate responsibility.
  • Develop new products and services consistent with evolving market needs.
  • Evaluate the viability of marketing a product or service in an international market or markets.
  • Develop personal professional development strategies and plans to enhance leadership and management skills.

Career opportunities

Career Outlook

  • Entrepreneur in import/export
  • Product broker
  • International marketing manager
  • Foreign investment analyst
  • Logistics/transportation manager
  • Corporate social responsibility manager
  • Commercial bank officer
  • Customs broker
  • Trade representative
  • Business consultant

Areas of Employment

  • International business development
  • International development
  • Importing
  • International services such as consulting and education
  • Exporting
  • Small to medium-sized international entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Trade and investment
  • Global management
  • Customs brokerages
  • Global logistics/transportation
  • Business consulting
  • Non-profit and government sectors
  • Freight forwarding

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About this institute

Centennial College

Centennial College is Ontario’s first public college with five campuses in Toronto, Canada. Centennial offers high quality Canadian Education that is hands on and employment focused. Programs at Centennial promote experiential learning with laboratory instruction, co-op education and industry placements.  Centennial...

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Centennial College

755 Morningside Ave
M1K 5E9 Toronto, Ontario

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