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Ontario College Graduate Certificate | 7 semesters | Barrydowne

If you're interested in pursuing a career in global business management, this intensive program will enable you to explore key areas of global management, including global marketing, finance, and supply chains. You will develop the core skills required to effectively manage the aspects of global business activities for an organization and gain hands-on experience during a placement in the seventh semester.

As a graduate, you may pursue additional certification towards a Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) designation as a Certified International Trade Professional (CITP).

Program Highlights

  • 2 years – 7 semesters

  • 8-week placement gives you practical experience

  • Helps position you for international career opportunities within in public and private organizations

  • Courses cover all key areas of global management


Semester seven will be an eight-week, unpaid work placement.

Full-time Pathway

Students may choose to complete this program in three semesters by studying full-time.  For more information on the full-time pathway click here.  

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How to Apply

Business and Information Technology

Admission Requirements

Applicants must be graduates of a diploma, advanced diploma, or degree from an Ontario College or equivalent. Applicants working in related industries without a diploma or degree may be considered on an individual basis.


Program Delivery


This program will be delivered in the following terms:

Fall Term Start

  1. SEMESTER 1 Fall 2020
  2. SEMESTER 2 Winter 2021
  3. SEMESTER 3 Spring 2021
  4. SEMESTER 4 Fall 2021
  5. SEMESTER 5 Winter 2022
  6. SEMESTER 6 Spring 2022
  7. SEMESTER 7 Fall 2022

Winter Term Start

  1. SEMESTER 1 Winter 2021
  2. SEMESTER 2 Spring 2021
  3. SEMESTER 3 Fall 2021
  4. SEMESTER 4 Winter 2022
  5. SEMESTER 5 Spring 2022
  6. SEMESTER 6 Fall 2022
  7. SEMESTER 7 Winter 2023

Spring Term Start

  1. SEMESTER 1 Spring 2021
  2. SEMESTER 2 Fall 2021
  3. SEMESTER 3 Winter 2022
  4. SEMESTER 4 Spring 2022
  5. SEMESTER 5 Fall 2022
  6. SEMESTER 6 Winter 2023
  7. SEMESTER 7 Spring 2023

For specific term start/end dates and other key dates/deadlines, please see the Academic Schedule on our website.

Program of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
BUS 1067 Introduction to Global Business 4
LAW 1005 Global Legal Issues 3
Semester 2
ACC 1018 International Finance 3
HRI 1002 Global Human Resources Management 4
Semester 3
BUS 1132 International E-Commerce 3
MKT 1014 Global Marketing Management 4
Semester 4
BUS 1050 Global Supply Chain Management 4
BUS 1069 Global Trade Management 4
Semester 5
BUS 1072 Trade Research & Design 4
PRM 1000 Project Management 4
Semester 6
BUS 1143 Global Business Plan 4
Semester 7
BUS 1066
Work Placement
or Capstone Project
 Total Credits48


Tuition and Ancillary Fees

Please see our fees page for the breakdown of tuition and mandatory ancillary fees by program and semester for both domestic and international students.

Books & Supplies

The cost of books and supplies for Year 1 is approximately $1,200. This is the best information available at the time of publishing to the website and is subject to change.

Graduate Options

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

College/University Degree Opportunities

Graduates from this program may continue their studies at college/university and may receive credit for their prior College education.

Refer to College/University Agreements for further information.

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.

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