Diploma in International Business Management (In-Class)

  • Format:

    In-Class

  • Duration:

    1020 hours

  • Application Fee:

    $200 (Domestic)

    $300 (International)

  • Tuition Fee:

    $8,000 (Domestic)

    $10,400 (International)

Program Overview

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 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 relevant experience that is valued on any resume.

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 the 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 the FITT Diploma in International Trade.

Course Descriptions

Please refer to the International Business Diploma page for more details. This program consists of 10 courses.

Admission Requirements

General Admission Requirements

All Applicants, unless seeking Mature Student status, must provide proof and satisfy the following criteria:

  • Successful completion of a high school diploma or Adult Graduation Diploma; AND Are or will reach the age of nineteen (19) years on or before the start of the Program; or If less than nineteen (19) years of age on or before the start of the desired Program, have parental or guardian consent.
  • To qualify as a Mature Student, an Applicant must satisfy the following criteria:
    • Be 21 years of age or older; AND
    • Have not completed a high school diploma or an Adult Graduation Diploma; or
    • Have not attended high school for at least four (4) years; and/or
    • Have not received recognition for prior post-secondary education and training.

Applicants who qualify as Mature Students may be admitted to a Program at the discretion of the Registrar. In lieu of graduation documentation, the Registrar may require Applicants to provide any or all of the following:

  • Transcripts of completed education (secondary school or coursework at other post-secondary institutions);
  • Professional reference(s) from current or former employer(s);
  • Statement of intent clearly outlining the Applicant’s career goals and reasons for believing they will succeed in the desired Program;
  • Personal profile; and/or
  • Other forms of documentation that would aid in an Applicant’s candidacy.

Mature Students must meet all program-specific and non-academic requirements and, if deemed necessary, may be required to complete a pre-admission placement examination to determine academic readiness.

English Language Proficiency Requirements

Applicants must meet the College’s English Language Proficiency Requirements in ONE of the following ways:

  • Achieving a grade of 70% or higher in Canadian provincial/territorial English 12 or English Literature 12, or an equivalent examination; or
  • Immediately prior to applying to the College, completing two or more consecutive years of full-time post-secondary education in English within Canada or a country listed below; or achieving the competency standard of one of the Tests of English Language Proficiency
Two years of completed post-secondary study in English are accepted from the following Countries:

Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guam, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malta, Mauritius, Montserrat, New Zealand, Nigeria, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Africa, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & The Grenadines, Tanzania, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States of America, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Acceptable English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores:
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): A minimum score of 58.
  • The Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL): A minimum score of 60
  • Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP): Academic Level of 4L and a CELPIP-General Level 7 in all components
  • Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB): A minimum score of 7
  • International English Language Testing (IELTS): Academic level with a minimum overall score of 6.0
  • International Test of English Proficiency (iTEP): Academic Level 3
  • Michigan Test of English Language Proficiency (MELAB): A minimum score of 76
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL):
    • Internet-based test: Academic Level with a minimum score of 79-80 (19-20 on each band); or
    • Paper-based test: 550 score; 23 on each for Reading, Writing, and Listening
  • Duolingo: 110 (Temporary until December 2021)

 

Fees

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: $200 (Domestic Students) or $300 (International Students)
  • Tuition fee (Domestic): $8,000
  • Tuition fee (International): $10,400

Note: Tuition fees does 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 co-op placement.

This program was reviewed and approved by the Registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.

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