Starts: January, September
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.
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).
As a graduate of this program, you may pursue future career options within:
Banking and finance
Supply chain and logistics
International non-government organizations (NGOs) and institutions
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
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)