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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 will 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. 


  • 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
Career Co-op Option

This program can be taken as a part of a Career Co-op Program.

If you take this program as part of a co-op program, you will take all 24 weeks of the diploma program plus additional elective courses. Upon successful completion of the co-op study component students are eligible to enter the co-op work component.

For more details, please contact a LCC registrar.  

Register – Career Co-op

Diploma Option

If you take the diploma option you can study for 8, 16 or 24 weeks. Students who successfully meet all the requirements for this program will receive a diploma of completion.     

 Register – Diploma Program

Eligibility Requirements

Career Co-op Diploma Program Students must:

  • Be 19+ years old or have evidence of high school graduation.
  • Have proven English proficiency of at least a Canadian Language Benchmark of 5 (upper intermediate).

Before registering for a course you will need 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 English Assessment. 

If you finished an ESL program more than 1 year before registering for a co-op program your English competency will be reevaluated. 

By the start of the Co-op Work Component, students must:

  • Be 19+ years old.
  • Have successfully completed the requirements of the co-op study term.
  • Have a Canadian Study Permit and Co-op Work Permit.
  • Have a Canadian Social Insurance Number (SIN).
  • Have valid medical insurance coverage.

Learning Outcomes

  • Make decisions to plan and manage a business more effectively

  • Demonstrate understanding of international business practices

  • Show appropriate Canadian and international management skills

  • Become familiar with a variety of business structures, leadership styles and cultural business practices

  • Understand how to use metrics to judge business success

  • Develop an e-portfolio

Course Information


  • The International Business Management Skills Diploma Program begins every Monday.


  • Students must achieve success in all 8 topics areas to receive a diploma.
  • Those who take 16 or 24 weeks will receive more in-depth coverage of each topic. Students are required to complete independent activities, graded assignments and/or exams each week.

Students are encouraged to view our English level chart or schedule an assessment test to determine their English level.

Before your register, please check if your class is available.
International Business Management Skills 2 (afternoon schedule) is only available after August 19th, 2019.

We apologize if your desired class is unavailable. Please consider taking one of the following courses instead: Leadership Preparation Diploma or Global Tourism Diploma

Start Date
any Monday
8 Weeks
Monday - Friday
9:30AM - 12:00PM or 12:30PM - 3:00PM
any Monday
16 Weeks
Monday - Friday
9:30AM - 12:00PM or 12:30PM - 3:00PM
any Monday
24 Weeks
Monday - Friday
9:30AM - 12:00PM or 12:30PM - 3:00PM

Any Questions?

Contact our Team

Call or email us if you have any questions.


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