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Campus
Duration
8 Semesters (4 Years)
Credential Awarded
Honours Bachelor Degree
School
Seneca Business

About the Program

This four-year degree program is designed to provide you with specialized knowledge and skills in international business. The degree-level program builds upon the solid foundation of a well-rounded management education including accounting, finance, marketing, human resources, ethics and strategy. As you move into the intermediate and advanced years, the BMI program emphasizes business and supply chain processes that cross international boundaries and focuses on the complexities of operating in an international environment. Application of business technology is integrated throughout the program to introduce students to enterprise resource planning concepts and techniques.

As a graduate of this program, you will also have the required knowledge to pursue several industry designations, and are eligible to apply for graduate studies at various institutions in Canada and internationally.

You will gain specialized skills and knowledge from faculty with extensive expertise in international business and from interactions with industry professionals. As a graduate of this program, you will be adaptable and ready to meet the challenges of an evolving global business environment.

Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship opportunities are available for candidates with distinguished academic records in their high school careers. A variety of scholarships and bursaries are also available to students based on merit and financial needs.

Work Experience

International Travel/Study Abroad

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

Mandatory Degree Co-op

A work experience that includes at least one term in a formal work environment.  In most cases the work term(s) is a paid position that is completed between two academic semesters and requires a minimum of 420 hours of work. Students must be in good standing and meet all identified requirements prior to participating in the work experience. The successful completion of the co-op work term(s) is required for graduation. Eligibility for participation does not guarantee that a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for those participating in the mandatory co-op stream regardless of success in securing a work position.

Work-Integrated Learning Model
  September January May
Year 1 Semester 1 Semester 2  
OR
Year 1   Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 2 Semester 3 Semester 4  
Year 3 Semester 5 Semester 6  
Year 4 Semester 7 Work Term Semester 8

Your Career

As a graduate of this program, you may pursue future career options, such as:

  • International relations officer 
  • Business development associate 
  • Business development consultant 
  • Business relationship manager 
  • Business analyst 
  • Logistics co-ordinator

Related Careers

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Critical thinking

  • Analysis

  • Problem solving 

  • Communication  

  • Interpersonal and team skills 

  • Cultural sensitivity and awareness 

  • Business process analysis

  • Teamwork