Elevate business with management skills suited to the global marketplace.
In this two-year Strategic Global Business Management Ontario College Graduate Certificate, you learn to navigate complex geopolitical climates and to develop positive cross-cultural relationships so that your business can have global reach. You explore the ways that areas of business management work together to form a strategic global approach.
Extend your business management skills as you identify feasible opportunities to enter new global markets in ethical and socially responsible ways that comply to international policies, regulations, and laws. Identify how to manage projects, human resources, finances, marketing, sales, risk and continuity within international settings. Apply business principles to digital business environments through e-commerce, supply chain and social media marketing to support the business in a global market. Think innovatively to explore ways to leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning while protecting your business through cyber security and information management. The program culminates with a collaborative project complete with an industry partner, an opportunity that supports your growth as a strategic global business professional.
Upon graduation, you will have met the academic requirements for application to the Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) designation from the Forum for International Trade and Training (FITT), an internationally recognized body in the field. One year of relevant work experience is also required to qualify for this designation.
Graduates may find employment opportunities in:
international relations and foreign affairs
international banking and trade finance
defense and security
supply chain management
exporting and importing companies
This program is well-suited for students who:
Have an analytical and inquisitive mind and enjoy innovative and creative thinking.
Are passionate about international business, diplomacy and geopolitical affairs.
Are motivated to work independently and collaboratively with an interest in building leadership skills.
Posses strong organizational, planning and time management skills.
Are ethically-conscious and empathetic global citizens.
Are strong communicators with interest in persuasive negotiation.
Enjoy interacting with a variety of cultures in a global context.