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Diploma Overview

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

Program options:

International Business Management Skills Diploma
Study for 8, 16 or 24 weeks.
Students who successfully meet all the academic requirements will receive a diploma of completion.


8 Weeks


Monday - Friday

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM




24 Weeks


Monday - Friday

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM



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. More information.

Entrance Requirements

Before registering for a course or program 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 free online English assessment. 



  • Have proven English proficiency of at least 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. Students with English levels below CLB 4 must enroll in language courses (not part of this diploma program) and provide evidence of sufficient English levels before beginning their diploma program(s).

International Business Management Skills (IBMS) Diploma


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


Choose how many weeks you would like to study (8, 16 or 24).


Register now!

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


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

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