Diploma in International Business Management

Abbotsford (604) 625-1150 / admissions@abb.ashtoncollege.ca Send Inquiry
Vancouver (604) 899-0803 / admissions@ashtononline.ca Send Inquiry / Apply

Globalization means that our world is getting smaller. New and emerging markets mean new opportunities for businesses of all sizes. Specific skills and knowledge are needed in order to get ahead in an international arena and take advantage of these markets.

The Diploma in International Business Management provides the skills and knowledge and prepares graduates for a career in international business, with a comprehensive work term opportunity. During the work term, students will put the skills and knowledge they’ve acquired in the classroom to the test in a fast-paced, real-world environment. It allows them to gain a deeper understanding of the demands of a career in international business management, as well as valuable experience that adds considerably to the resume.

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Overview Admission Requirements Program Formats and Duration Upcoming Dates Course Descriptions Technical Requirements Fees

The program is structured around nine courses ranging from 30 to 60 hours of classroom time per course. Upon successful completion of coursework students are expected to find and secure a work term placement.

Accredited Partnership with FITT

This program is accredited by Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). Graduates can apply to transfer their credits directly to FITT and complete the required assessment(s) in order to receive FITT Diploma in International Trade.

Applicants must be:

  1. High school graduates or 19 years or older at the start of the applicant’s program or course; and
  2. Proficient in English (please see policy 1002).

For more details, please see related Admissions Policy.

Formats

This program is delivered in-class from our Vancouver and Abbotsford campuses.

Duration

1020 hours (510 hours of instructional time, plus 400 hours work term, with an additional 110 hours for the work term report submission and evaluation).

  • 20 hours of instruction per week, 4 hours per day.

Please go to the International Business Diploma page to register for the program without the coop placement

Abbotsford

September 25, 2017 – September 28, 2018

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Vancouver

September 5, 2017 – June 1, 2018

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Please refer to the International Business Diploma page for the course description. This program consists of all 10 courses.

All Students

All students should have regular access to a computer or a digital device to access all class materials. In-class students are expected to bring a laptop or digital device with them to all classes.

Tuition fees for the Diploma in International Business Management program are due and payable at least 30 days prior to the cohort start date.

Application and tuition fees for this program are as follows:

  • Application fee: $150 (Domestic Students) or $200 (International Students)
  • Tuition fee (Domestic): $8,000
  • Tuition fee (International): $9,100

Note: Tuition fees do not include the cost of the required textbooks.

Please go to the International Business Diploma page for information on tuition for the program without the coop placement.