The International Business Management Skills (IBMS) Diploma program is designed to introduce concepts and develop skills needed to manage a business in an international context.  IBMS introduces students to practical skills of international workplace management using a communicative approach. Areas of focus include the cultural context of global management, creating global teams and networks, cross-cultural negotiation and decision-making, international management ethics, risk assessment and management, trade finance, payment methods, and formulating global strategies.

Students who successfully meet all academic requirements will receive an International Business Management Skills diploma.

  • IBMS100 – Organization Structure and Systems
  • IBMS101 – Managing Global Teams
  • IBMS102 – International Trade Basics 1
  • IBMS103 – E-Commerce: International Business Online
  • IBMS104 – Management Accounting
  • IBMS105 – International Trade Basics 2
  • IBMS106 – Global Economy and Strategies
  • IBMS107 – Management Ethics: Competing with Integrity

Available Options and Fees

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International Business Management Skills Diploma

Program duration:

8 Weeks

Real-time online classes:

Monday – Friday


12:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Diploma tuition cost:


Program start date:

Any Monday

Depending on class seat availability, students may be asked to start their course or program at a later date. 

Other fees:

Registration fee: $150.
Students who re-register for this program may not need to pay the registration fee.

Entrance Requirements

Before registering, you are required to provide proof of English Proficiency. This can be done by providing a valid IELTS, TOEFL, CLBPT or CELPIP score, or by taking LCC’s free online English assessment.

  • You need a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) of 5 or higher in at least two skills (no skill lower than 4), OR successful completion of the Business Diploma Program (BDP).
  • Students with higher CLB levels but no Canadian work experience or resume are also encouraged to take BDP, which will prepare you to work in Canada.
  • Students with English levels below CLB 4 can enroll in language courses (not part of this diploma program) to provide evidence of sufficient English levels before beginning their diploma program(s).

PTIB Designation

LCC’s International Business Management Skills (IBMS) is approved by The Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education. For more information about our designation, including an approved program list, please click here.

How To Apply

Step One

Review the admission policy and our other policies. If needed, take our free online English assessment

Step Two

Choose your preferred start dates.  If the course is full, you may need to switch dates.

Step Three

Register now!