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Business Administration - International Business

Business Administration - International Business

(Optional Co-op)

Program Code:BAB
Campus:Newnham
Duration:6 Semesters (3 Years)
Offered:Summer
Fall
Winter
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Program Description

This program will launch your career in International Business and will provide you with the key skills and expertise required for a career in this fast-paced global marketplace. The Business Administration – International Business program concentrates on the complexities of the movement of products and services globally.

You will receive comprehensive knowledge and practical training in exporting, importing, international marketing, international finance and entrepreneurship.

The integration of leading edge technology, including SAP, provides you with the skills demanded by employers. In addition, you will receive critical training in leadership, project management, cultural awareness and teamwork throughout this program.

The ability to communicate in more than one language is a definite advantage to students graduating from this program. Students are strongly advised to develop a working knowledge of a language that is not their native language. French and Spanish classes are available as General Education Options.

International Travel/Study Abroad

As a student of this program you may also have the opportunity to travel/study internationally and network in international arenas.

  • Turkey
  • Prague
  • Germany
  • Belgium

Celebrate Cultural Diversity

Students from across the globe are attracted to this program, making the educational experience inter-culturally rich and diverse. You will also have the opportunity to learn from award-winning faculty with extensive expertise in international business and to interact with industry professionals to maximize your learning experience.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U)
    • Grade 12 Mathematics: (C) or (U) or Grade 11 Mathematics: (U) or (M)
  • OR Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with the above prerequisite course(s), their equivalent(s), or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).

Fees

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Your Career

The Canadian economy is dependent on international trade. In this increasingly global economy, the Canadian business world is driven by knowledgeable professionals fluent in the varied aspects of international business. In order to succeed in this complex environment, international business managers have to recognize global events and their effect on business and must be able to effectively identify challenges and utilize business processes in this global dimension. As a graduate of this program, you are prepared for careers in international trade and marketing for small, medium and large organizations within many industry sectors. This field includes entrepreneurs, exporters, importers, trading house agents, business deployment banking, inventory planners, assistant purchasing agents, category buyers, assistant logistics, distribution administrators and global sales and account co-ordinators.

Co-operative Education Option

Enhance your education with real-life, relevant work experience! During the third semester (fall only), students who meet the requirements will have the opportunity to apply for admission to the co-op option. Acceptance to the co-op option provides you with the opportunity to secure a paid work-term between academic semesters. As a student, you have a shared responsibility for securing employment opportunities.

Co-op Model - Fall Start
  Fall Winter Summer
Year 1 Semester 1 Semester 2 Vacation
Year 2 Semester 3 Semester 4 Work Term
Year 3 Semester 5 Semester 6  

Co-op Model - Winter Start
  Winter Summer Fall
Year 1 Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Year 2 Semester 4 Work Term Semester 5
Year 3 Semester 6    

Professional Certification

This program is accredited by FITT (Forum for International Trade Training). Graduates are eligible to pursue the professional designation of Certified International Trade Professional (CITP).

Students who successfully complete the program may be eligible to pursue a SAP Global Certificate.

Students who choose the Project Management option may be eligible for certification through the Project Management Institute.

Transfer Credit/Pathways

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

Important Academic Dates

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Courses

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

Also see: English and General Education requirements.

2017/2018 Academic Year

Semester 1
BAM101 Introduction to Business Administration
EAC150 College English
INB220 Intercultural Behaviour and Communication
ISC100 Introduction to Seneca Studies
QNM106 Mathematics of Finance
SMS333 Computer Applications
 
Semester 2
ACC106 Accounting I
MRK108 Introduction to Marketing
OBR250 Organizational Behaviour
SIB470 International Effective Selling
SOC135 Global Economic Issues
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
EAC594 Business Communication for the Digital Workplace
INB345 International Transportation
INB355 Import/Export Procedures I
INB365 Transborder Procedures
QNM223 Business Statistics Using Excel
SMS310 Data Analysis Tools for Business
 
Semester 4
BUS400 Business Economics
PMP200 Project Management Tools and Techniques
SIB460 Trade Research/Market Analysis
SIB520 International Business Law
SIB650 Export Marketing
CPP100 Co-op Professional Theory (co-op option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Co-op Work Term
CWT100 Co-op Work Term (co-op option only)
 
Semester 5
SIB500 Managerial Accounting
SIB530 International Procurement Systems
SIB540 International Production Systems
SIB555 International Relationship Management
SIB575 Introduction to Finance
CPP200 Co-op Professional Practice (co-op option only)
 
Semester 6
CAP508 International Career Research and Planning
PMP201 Planning and Controlling the Baselines
SIB560 Entrepreneurship
SIB600 International Management
SIB640 International Distribution Systems
SIB675 International Finance II

2016/2017 Academic Year

Fall 2016

Semester 1
BAM101 Introduction to Business Administration
EAC150 College English
INB220 Intercultural Behaviour and Communication
ISC100 Introduction to Seneca Studies
QNM106 Mathematics of Finance
 
Semester 2
ACC106 Accounting I
MRK108 Introduction to Marketing
OBR250 Organizational Behaviour
SIB470 International Effective Selling
SMS333 Computer Applications
SOC135 Global Economic Issues
 
Semester 3
EAC594 Business Communication for the Digital Workplace
INB345 International Transportation
INB355 Import/Export Procedures I
INB365 Transborder Procedures
QNM223 Business Statistics Using Excel
SMS310 Data Analysis Tools for Business
 
Semester 4
BUS400 Business Economics
PMP200 Project Management Tools and Techniques
SIB460 Trade Research/Market Analysis
SIB520 International Business Law
SIB650 Export Marketing
CPP100 Co-op Professional Theory (co-op option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Co-op Work Term
CWT100 Co-op Work Term (co-op option only)
 
Semester 5
SIB500 Managerial Accounting
SIB530 International Procurement Systems
SIB540 International Production Systems
SIB555 International Relationship Management
SIB575 Introduction to Finance
CPP200 Co-op Professional Practice (co-op option only)
 
Semester 6
CAP508 International Career Research and Planning
PMP201 Planning and Controlling the Baselines
SIB560 Entrepreneurship
SIB600 International Management
SIB640 International Distribution Systems
SIB675 International Finance II

Winter & Summer 2017

Semester 1
BAM101 Introduction to Business Administration
EAC150 College English
INB220 Intercultural Behaviour and Communication
ISC100 Introduction to Seneca Studies
QNM106 Mathematics of Finance
SMS333 Computer Applications
 
Semester 2
ACC106 Accounting I
MRK108 Introduction to Marketing
OBR250 Organizational Behaviour
SIB470 International Effective Selling
SOC135 Global Economic Issues
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
EAC594 Business Communication for the Digital Workplace
INB345 International Transportation
INB355 Import/Export Procedures I
INB365 Transborder Procedures
QNM223 Business Statistics Using Excel
SMS310 Data Analysis Tools for Business
 
Semester 4
BUS400 Business Economics
PMP200 Project Management Tools and Techniques
SIB460 Trade Research/Market Analysis
SIB520 International Business Law
SIB650 Export Marketing
CPP100 Co-op Professional Theory (co-op option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Co-op Work Term
CWT100 Co-op Work Term (co-op option only)
 
Semester 5
SIB500 Managerial Accounting
SIB530 International Procurement Systems
SIB540 International Production Systems
SIB555 International Relationship Management
SIB575 Introduction to Finance
CPP200 Co-op Professional Practice (co-op option only)
 
Semester 6
CAP508 International Career Research and Planning
PMP201 Planning and Controlling the Baselines
SIB560 Entrepreneurship
SIB600 International Management
SIB640 International Distribution Systems
SIB675 International Finance II

2015/2016 Academic Year

Fall 2015

Semester 1
BUS106 Business - Its Nature and Environment
EAC150 College English
MRK108 Introduction to Marketing
QNM106 Mathematics of Finance
ISC100 Introduction to Seneca Studies
 
Semester 2
ACC106 Accounting I
INB220 Intercultural Behavior and Communication
SIB470 International Effective Selling
SMS333 Computer Applications
SOC135 Global Economic Issues
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
EAC594 Business Communication for the Digital Workplace
INB345 International Transportation
INB355 Import/Export Procedures I
QNM222 Business Statistics Using Excel
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 4
INB365 Transborder Procedures
SIB460 Trade Research/Market Analysis
SIB520 International Business Law
SIB650 Export Marketing
CPP100 Co-op Professional Theory (co-op option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Co-op Work Term
CWT100 Co-op Work Term (co-op option only)
 
Semester 5
SIB500 Managerial Accounting
SIB530 International Procurement Systems
SIB540 International Production Systems
SIB555 International Relationship Management
SIB575 Introduction to Finance
CPP200 Co-op Professional Practice (co-op option only)
plus: Professional Option Course
 
Semester 6
CAP508 International Career Research and Planning
SIB560 Entrepreneurship
SIB600 International Management
SIB640 International Distribution Systems
SIB675 International Finance II
plus: Professional Option Course
 
Professional Options
PMP200 Project Management Tools and Techniques
SIB590 World Trade Agreements
PMP201 Planning and Controlling the Baselines
MGS525 Evolution of Managerial Thought
MGS410 Management Studies

Winter & Summer 2016

Semester 1
BAM101 Introduction to Business Administration
EAC150 College English
INB220 Intercultural Behaviour and Communication
ISC100 Introduction to Seneca Studies
QNM106 Mathematics of Finance
 
Semester 2
ACC106 Accounting I
MRK108 Introduction to Marketing
OBR250 Organizational Behaviour
SIB470 International Effective Selling
SMS333 Computer Applications
SOC135 Global Economic Issues
 
Semester 3
EAC594 Business Communication for the Digital Workplace
INB345 International Transportation
INB355 Import/Export Procedures I
INB365 Transborder Procedures
QNM223 Business Statistics Using Excel
SMS310 Data Analysis Tools for Business
 
Semester 4
BUS400 Business Economics
PMP200 Project Management Tools and Techniques
SIB460 Trade Research/Market Analysis
SIB520 International Business Law
SIB650 Export Marketing
CPP100 Co-op Professional Theory (co-op option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Co-op Work Term
CWT100 Co-op Work Term (co-op option only)
 
Semester 5
SIB500 Managerial Accounting
SIB530 International Procurement Systems
SIB540 International Production Systems
SIB555 International Relationship Management
SIB575 Introduction to Finance
CPP200 Co-op Professional Practice (co-op option only)
 
Semester 6
CAP508 International Career Research and Planning
PMP201 Planning and Controlling the Baselines
SIB560 Entrepreneurship
SIB600 International Management
SIB640 International Distribution Systems
SIB675 International Finance II

2014/2015 Academic Year

Fall 2014 & Winter 2015

Semester 1 Course Name Hrs/Wk
BUS106 Business - Its Nature and Environment 4
EAC150 College English 3
MRK108 Introduction to Marketing 3
QNM106 Mathematics of Finance 4
SSC100 Success Strategies for College 2
 
Semester 2 Course Name Hrs/Wk
ACC106 Accounting I 4
INB220 Intercultural Behaviour and Communication 4
SIB470 International Effective Selling 4
SMS333 Computer Applications 3
SOC135 Global Economic Issues 3
XXXXXX General Education Option 3
 
Semester 3 Course Name Hrs/Wk
EAC594 Business Communication for the Digital Workplace 3
INB345 International Transportation 4
INB355 Import/Export Procedures I 4
QNM223 Business Statistics Using Excel 4
XXXXXX General Education Option 3
 
Semester 4 Course Name Hrs/Wk
INB365 Transborder Procedures 4
SIB460 Trade Research/Market Analysis 3
SIB520 International Business Law 4
SIB650 Export Marketing 4
XXXXXX General Education Option 3
CPP100 Co-op Professional Theory (co-op option only) 1
 
Co-op Work Term Hrs/Wk
CWT100 Co-op Work Term (co-op option only)
 
Semester 5 Course Name Hrs/Wk
SIB500 Managerial Accounting 4
SIB530 International Procurement Systems 4
SIB540 International Production Systems 4
SIB555 International Relationship Management 3
SIB575 Introduction to Finance 4
XXXXXX Professional Option 3
CPP200 Co-op Professional Practice (co-op option only) 1
 
Semester 6 Course Name Hrs/Wk
CAP508 International Career Research and Planning 2
SIB560 Entrepreneurship 3
SIB600 International Management 3
SIB640 International Distribution Systems 2
SIB675 International Finance II 3
XXXXXX Professional Option 3
 
Professional Options Hrs/Wk
PMP200 Project Management Tools and Techniques 3
SIB590 World Trade Agreements 4
PMP201 Planning and Controlling the Baselines 3
MGS525 Evolution of Managerial Thought 3
MGS410 Management Studies 3

Summer 2015

Semester 1
BUS106 Business - Its Nature and Environment
EAC150 College English
MRK108 Introduction to Marketing
QNM106 Mathematics of Finance
ISC100 Introduction to Seneca Studies
 
Semester 2
ACC106 Accounting I
INB220 Intercultural Behavior and Communication
SIB470 International Effective Selling
SMS333 Computer Applications
SOC135 Global Economic Issues
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
EAC594 Business Communication for the Digital Workplace
INB345 International Transportation
INB355 Import/Export Procedures I
QNM222 Business Statistics Using Excel
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 4
INB365 Transborder Procedures
SIB460 Trade Research/Market Analysis
SIB520 International Business Law
SIB650 Export Marketing
CPP100 Co-op Professional Theory (co-op option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Co-op Work Term
CWT100 Co-op Work Term (co-op option only)
 
Semester 5
SIB500 Managerial Accounting
SIB530 International Procurement Systems
SIB540 International Production Systems
SIB555 International Relationship Management
SIB575 Introduction to Finance
CPP200 Co-op Professional Practice (co-op option only)
plus: Professional Option Course
 
Semester 6
CAP508 International Career Research and Planning
SIB560 Entrepreneurship
SIB600 International Management
SIB640 International Distribution Systems
SIB675 International Finance II
plus: Professional Option Course
 
Professional Options
PMP200 Project Management Tools and Techniques
SIB590 World Trade Agreements
PMP201 Planning and Controlling the Baselines
MGS525 Evolution of Managerial Thought
MGS410 Management Studies

Contact Us

Admissions Advisors:
Domestic Admissions Advisor: Angela Li
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22036
Angela.Li@senecacollege.ca
International Admissions Advisor: Aakashni Ram
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22085
Aakashni.Ram@senecacollege.ca
Registration & Records Advisor:
  Wendy Calicchia
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22471
Wendy.Calicchia@senecacollege.ca
Program Contacts:
Domestic Student Advisor: Elaine Nethery
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 26233
Elaine.Nethery@senecacollege.ca
International Student Advisor: Xiaolei Wu
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22642
Xiaolei.Wu@senecacollege.ca
Co-op Coordinator: Lynda Trude
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 26292
Lynda.Trude@senecacollege.ca
Program Coordinator: Maurice Platero
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 26278
Maurice.Platero@senecacollege.ca
Program Chair (Acting): Henry Decock
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77929
Henry.Decock@senecacollege.ca
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