International Business Management

CampusStart DateTuition/Fees
Saint JohnSeptember 2024 (Blended Delivery) Domestic | International

Program Overview

Business drives economic activity, jobs, and strong economies. Companies and brands competing in a global marketplace need people with the proper perspective and the skills to manage international trade. International business managers see the big picture. They understand regulations, finance, logistics, and cultural differences, and they use their expertise to help companies excel globally. If you have an existing degree or diploma in business or equivalent experience, and you like to think big, a career in international business management could help you take your dreams global.
In our International Business Management program, you'll build on your existing education and experience, developing the specialized skills needed to be successful for trade and international opportunities. You'll learn to assess business rationale and strategic planning for international trade and develop digital and intercultural communications, networking and negotiation skills, and evaluating corporate sustainability and social responsibility initiatives. Using a hands-on approach, you'll collaborate, think critically and reach your potential to become a valuable asset to any team or organization. Enroll today in International Business Management and pursue a career that makes the entire world part of your workplace.


The requirements for this graduate certificate program may be achieved within one (1) academic year of full-time study.

Admission Requirements

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  • Any Degree or diploma in Business or related field
    Other combinations of education and related experience may be considered

    Career Possibilities

    When you graduate, you’ll be ready to help companies and organizations capitalize on global business opportunities. Will you find opportunities to travel and work around the world? It’s entirely possible. You could find employment in international trade occupations such as trade and investment, international affairs, sales and procurement, logistics, marketing, and finance.
    Some graduates pursue careers as retail and wholesale trade and sales managers for businesses involved in commercial, industrial, institutional, e-business, and wholesale and retail sales. Others find opportunities as business development officers who work for the government and the private sector developing new trade policies, relationships, and market opportunities. Another growing area of international business centres around supply chain management and logistics. These international business professionals manage shipping, customs, and delivery of goods to markets worldwide on behalf of their clients and employers.

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    Specific Considerations

    International Trade graduates may have the opportunity to acquire external certification from the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT), assuming they meet the certification requirements and pay any required fees. Details on the application process and eligibility requirements for certification are located on the FITT website.

    Technology Requirements
    NBCC is a connected learning environment. All programs require a minimum specification, including access to the internet and a laptop. Your computer should meet your program technology requirements to ensure the software required for your program operates effectively. Free wifi is provided on all campuses.

    Areas of Study

    • Global Business Environments
    • Risk Management
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Global Entrepreneurship
    • Trade Research and Compliance
    • International Market Entry and Distribution
    • Global Marketing
    • Trade Finance
    • Trade Management
    • Strategic Trade Planning

    Program Courses

    Course curriculum for this program is still under development. Once the courses have been finalized, they will be posted here. Courses are subject to change.

    NOC Codes

    11202 - Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations
    13200 - Customs, ship and other brokers
    41402 - Business development officers and market researchers and analysts
    60010 - Corporate sales managers
    60020 - Retail and wholesale trade managers
    70020 - Managers in transportation

    Articulation Agreements

    Institution: University of New Brunswick - Saint John
    Information: Graduates of International Business Management can have certain requirements for admission to the Faculty of Business MBA program.
    Graduates of International Business Management may be eligible to for a GMAT waiver as well as English Proficiency Testing Exemption for admission to the UNBSJ Faculty of Business MBA program.  Graduates must have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.3 or higher and a minimum of 3 (three) years consecutive full-time and relevant post-graduate professional work experience to be eligible for a GMAT waiver.  The decision to waive the GMAT is that of the admission committee.

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