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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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
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