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In Centennial College's Global Business Management program, you'll gain the skill set to embark on a borderless career.
The two-year business certificate program, facilitated by The Business School, will deliver a unique blend of management and international concepts to train you to effectively lead in the international business environment.
Global Business Management courses will cover core business topics such as project management, business communications, financial and managerial accounting, operations management, human resources management, and management and leadership to ensure you can navigate any business environment. Additionally, you'll gain knowledge in specialized global business topics:
- International business law
- International entrepreneurship and innovation
- Global business research and analysis
- International business planning
- International marketing
- International sales and negotiation
- International finance and banking
- Corporate social responsibility and international development
- Business networking
To help you retain information, you'll learn these topics in small seminar classes, listen to lectures by guest speakers, industry visits, present research reports and more.
Upon graduation from this college business program, you'll have skills and knowledge that will allow you to confidently pursue entry-level management roles and be transferable across several industries.
|Course Code||Course Title|
|ACCT-701||Accounting for Managerial Decision Making|
|BUSN-732||Business Communications 1|
|ECON-701||Economic Analysis for Managers|
|INTL-711||Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development|
|MGMT-701||Information Systems for Business Management|
|OMGT-701||Operations Management for Products and Services|
|Course Code||Course Title|
|HRPD-702||Contemporary Organizational Behaviour|
|INTL-702||International Banking and Finance|
|INTL-703||Geopolitics of Trade and Development|
|INTL-729||Principles of Freight Forwarding|
|MGMT-703||Ethics and Stakeholder Management|
|PMGT-701||Fundamentals of Project Management|
|Course Code||Course Title|
|INTL-705||International Business Law|
|INTL-706||Global Business Strategy|
|INTL-710||Corporate Social Responsibility and International Development|
|INTL-727||International Sales and Negotiation|
|INTL-728||Developing an International Business Plan|
|INTL-730||Professional Networking in Global Business|
|MGMT-704||Management and Leadership|
Career Options and Education Pathways
Career Options and Education PathwaysPrinter Friendly
- The Global Business Management program challenges you to grow and make connections through various networking opportunities throughout the program.
- Students who are successful in the program possess strong analytical and numeracy skills, are highly organized with an ability to plan and prioritize, thrive under pressure and have the ability to meet deadlines.
- Successful graduates develop strong interpersonal skills, are innovative problem solvers and decision makers, are comfortable working within a team environment and have a willingness to learn new things.
- International students who successfully complete Centennial’s Global Business Management program may be eligible to apply for a work permit (up to three years) upon graduation.
- Entrepreneur in import/export
- Product broker
- International marketing manager
- Foreign investment analyst
- Logistics/transportation manager
- Corporate social responsibility manager
- Commercial bank officer
- Customs broker
- Trade representative
- Business consultant
Successful graduates of this Global Business Management Graduate Certificate program have the opportunity to apply their credits toward further study at the degree level. Listed below are the degrees from partnering institutions that are available for this program.
Please note that each partnership has a specific minimum grade requirement in order to qualify for transferring credits, which are assessed by the partner institution.
|Davenport University||Master of Business Administration|
|Master of Management|
|Niagara University, USA (Ontario Campus)||Master of Business Administration (MBA)|
|Master of Science in Finance|
Please visit our website at www.centennialcollege.ca/admissions/applying/education-pathways/outbound-pathways for more information on articulation agreements.
Upon successful completion of the Global Business Management program, you may be eligible for the Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) designation, in accordance with the process prescribed by the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). You are also eligible for the Canadian International Freight Forwarding Association (CIFFA) certificate, in accordance with the process prescribed by CIFFA. Please visit the organizations' websites for more information on these designations.
You will be exempted from the academic requirements leading to the Certified in Management (CIM) professional designation. After graduation from The Business School program, you will have met all of the requirements for the CIM designation once you have completed two years of managerial work experience. For complete information, please visit www.cim.ca.
Please note: These designations and credentials will incur costs in addition to the regular tuition.
Admission RequirementsPrinter Friendly
- Degree or a three-year college diploma in any discipline
- We will consider applicants who have a two-year college diploma or a partial university degree (75% complete), and who have a minimum of two years work experience relevant to the program (transcript and resume review required)
How to Apply
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1. Apply Online
If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.If you have previously attended a full-time program at Centennial College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.
All other applicants must apply online at Ontariocolleges.ca. A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in-person to Ontariocolleges.ca. For more information go to Ontariocolleges.ca Application Fees.
2. Submit Documents
Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Centennial College via Ontariocolleges.ca.
Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to Ontariocolleges.ca.
If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).
For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.
3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission
Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at Ontariocolleges.ca and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.
You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.
You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.
When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Centennial College you are given access to your personal myCentennial account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.
4. Pay Fees
Centennial fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myCentennial email account. Fees statements are not mailed.
You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.
5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)
Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at my.centennialcollege.ca.
Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April
Your web-registration will not open if:
You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.
Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through myCentennial.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition and FeesPrinter Friendly
Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2021.
|Student||Tuition (2 Semesters)||Ancillary Fees||Total|