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Campus
Duration
2 Semesters (8 Months)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Graduate Certificate
School
Seneca Business

About the Program

Elevate your business knowledge in this comprehensive eight-month graduate certificate program where you will learn about the complex world of international business. You will learn from experienced industry professionals with first-hand knowledge of today’s global business environment. With an emphasis on collaborative, project-based learning, case analysis and in-class discussions, you will cultivate essential critical-thinking skills. Team research and analysis of a real Canadian company will culminate in the development of an international export business plan.  

Part-time option is available >

Work Experience

Off-site Learning

As a student in this program, you will experience off-site learning with visits to trade commissions, Boards of Trade, and international trade fairs. Learn from an industry expert who teaches global etiquette as we dine at the University of Toronto Faculty Club. Participate in tours within and outside Canada through Seneca’s Mobile Intensive Learning Experience (MILE).   

Your Career

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

  • Marketing

  • Advertising

  • Public relations 

  • Digital media

  • Banking and finance

  • Supply chain and logistics

  • Retail 

  • Wholesale trade

  • International non-government organizations (NGOs) and institutions 

Related Careers

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Global business research and analytical skills 

  • Global marketing planning

  • Global supply chain management practices 

  • International finance and banking applications

  • Fundamental accounting and financial principles and applications

  • International business law applications

  • Business planning skills through project management  

  • Functional areas of domestic and international human resources practices  

  • Digital business applications and intercultural communications

  • Corporate social responsibility and international development 

  • The art of negotiation  

  • Strategic business planning and development 

  • Business networking

Professional Certification

This program is accredited by FITT (Forum for International Trade Training).

As a graduate of this program, you will have the required knowledge to pursue several key industry designations including the following:

  • Project Management Institute (PMI)

  • Certified International Trade Professional (CITP)