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.
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.
Career Co-op Diploma Program Students must:
- Be 19+ years old or have evidence of high school graduation.
- Have an English competency level of at least CLB 5 (upper intermediate).
- Meet all other general eligibility requirements. *See all programs requirements.
- If you finished an ESL courses more than 1 year before registering in a co-op program your English competency will be retested.
By the start of the co-op work component, students must:
- Be 19+ years old.
- Have successfully completed the co-op study component.
- Have a Canadian Study Permit and Co-op Work Permit OR a Working Holiday Visa.
- Have a Canadian Social Insurance Number (SIN).
- Have valid medical insurance coverage.
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
- 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.