Supercharge your international business career in just one yea

Upgrade your current skills and earn the specialized knowledge you need to effectively manage business activities for organizations on a global stage. You’ll explore financial, marketing, and supply chain management; how to develop a business plan; legal issues; and market research, all in the context of an international business. 
In your final semester, you’ll gain hands-on experience with a seven-week placement or a capstone project with an industry partner. 

Program highlights

  • Courses cover all key areas of global management 
  • Gain a solid foundation for international career opportunities in both the public and private sectors 
  • 7-week placement or capstone project with an industry partner 

Program of study for 2024-25 Academic Year

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
First 7-week block - SEP/OCT
IBG 1009 Global Technology in Business 3
IBG 1004 Professional Development 3
IBG 1016 Global Marketing Management 3
Second 7-week block - NOV/DEC
IBG 1002 Global Business Ethics and CSR 3
IBG 1019 Managing Across Cultures 3
LAW 1005 Global Legal Issues 3
IND 1181 Indigenous Business Workshop 1
Semester 2
First 7-week block - JAN/FEB
IBG 1018 Global Supply Chain Management 3
PRM 1017 Project Management 3
BUS 1184 Sustainability Workshop 1
IBG 1000 Global Financial Management 3
Second 7-week block - MAR/APR
IBG 1020 Global Business Plan 3
IBG 1006 Global Business Strategy 3
IBG 1017 Global Market Research 3
BUS 1182 Diversity and Equity Workshop 1
Semester 3
First 7-week block - MAY/JUN
One of the following Elective courses. 6
Field Placement
Capstone Project
 Total Credits45

Admission requirements

Applicants must be graduates of a diploma, advanced diploma, or degree program from an Ontario College or equivalent.


Applicant must possess five years of work experience in a related field (or combination of education and work experience) as judged by the College to be equivalent. Applicants must submit a resume detailing their related experience and a cover letter outlining their competencies and preparedness for the program (any and all post-secondary transcripts must still be submitted).

Program delivery


March term start

SEMESTER 1:  March - June 2024
SEMESTER 2:  July - October 2024
SEMESTER 3:  November 2024 - February 2025

Please note that courses may vary in the order they are offered depending on when you start the program. The sequence listed is based on a September 2024 intake. For more information about this sequence, please email the program coordinator.

Specific program pathways

College or university degree opportunities  

If you are a graduate of this program, you may continue your studies at a college or university and you may receive credit(s) for your prior college education. Refer to Cambrian's college and university agreement details for further information. 

Employment opportunities

Employment opportunities for graduates may be found in a wide range of private and public international business environments in areas that include:

  • Exporting and importing
  • Distribution and logistics
  • International trade development
  • International research
  • International sales and marketing 
  • International finance administration

Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.