Cambrian College

International Business Management

IBGCSchool of Information Technology

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Key Details

Program Start Dates

May 2024

July 2024

September 2024

November 2024

January 2025

Please visit Ontario College Application Service to learn more about start dates

Program Delivery

Hybrid / Full-time


Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Program Duration

3 Semesters

Program Contacts

Jari Sundholm

Program Coordinator / Professor

International Admissions
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Program Overview

Supercharge your international business career in just one yea

Upgrade your current skills and earn the specialized knowledge you need to effectively manage business activities for organizations on a global stage. You’ll explore financial, marketing, and supply chain management; how to develop a business plan; legal issues; and market research, all in the context of an international business. 
In your final semester, you’ll gain hands-on experience with a seven-week placement or a capstone project with an industry partner. 

Program Highlights

Program highlights

  • Courses cover all key areas of global management 
  • Gain a solid foundation for international career opportunities in both the public and private sectors 
  • 7-week placement or capstone project with an industry partner 

"The International Business Management program at Cambrian College laid the foundation for my professional journey and significantly shaped my career path. The curriculum, expertly crafted and delivered by dedicated faculty, equipped me with a solid understanding of global business principles, strategic management, and cross-cultural communication—all essential components for success in the international business field."

Gaurav Soni

International Business Management program


Admission requirements

Applicants must be graduates of a diploma, advanced diploma, or degree program from an Ontario College or equivalent.


Applicant must possess five years of work experience in a related field (or combination of education and work experience) as judged by the College to be equivalent. Applicants must submit a resume detailing their related experience and a cover letter outlining their competencies and preparedness for the program (any and all post-secondary transcripts must still be submitted).

International Student Admissions

Are you an international student? Learn more about additional requirements.

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Program Delivery

Program delivery


March term start

SEMESTER 1:  March – June 2024
SEMESTER 2:  July – October 2024
SEMESTER 3:  November 2024 – February 2025

Spring term start

SEMESTER 1:  Spring 2024
SEMESTER 2:  Fall 2024
SEMESTER 3:  Winter 2025

July term start

SEMESTER 1:  July – October 2024
SEMESTER 2:  November 2024 – February 2025
SEMESTER 3:  March – June 2025


Fall term start

SEMESTER 1:  Fall 2024
SEMESTER 2:  Winter 2025
SEMESTER 3:  Spring 2025

November term start

SEMESTER 1:  November 2024 – February 2025
SEMESTER 2:  March – June 2025
SEMESTER 3:  July – October 2025

Winter term start

SEMESTER 1:  Winter 2025
SEMESTER 2:  Spring 2025
SEMESTER 3:  Fall 2025

March term start

SEMESTER 1:  March – June 2025
SEMESTER 2:  July – October 2025
SEMESTER 3:  November 2025 – February 2026

Spring term start

SEMESTER 1:  Spring 2025
SEMESTER 2:  Fall 2025
SEMESTER 3:  Winter 2026

July term start

SEMESTER 1:  July – October 2025
SEMESTER 2:  November 2025 – February 2026
SEMESTER 3:  March – June 2026

Please note that courses may vary in the order they are offered depending on when you start the program. The sequence listed is based on a September 2024 intake. For more information about this sequence, please email the program coordinator.

Program of Study

Program of study for 2024-25 Academic Year

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
First 7-week block – SEP/OCT
IBG 1009Global Technology in Business3
IBG 1004Professional Development3
IBG 1016Global Marketing Management3
Second 7-week block – NOV/DEC
IBG 1002Global Business Ethics and CSR3
IBG 1019Managing Across Cultures3
LAW 1005Global Legal Issues3
IND 1181Indigenous Business Workshop1
Semester 2
First 7-week block – JAN/FEB
IBG 1018Global Supply Chain Management3
PRM 1017Project Management3
BUS 1184Sustainability Workshop1
IBG 1000Global Financial Management3
Second 7-week block – MAR/APR
IBG 1020Global Business Plan3
IBG 1006Global Business Strategy3
IBG 1017Global Market Research3
BUS 1182Diversity and Equity Workshop1
Semester 3
First 7-week block – MAY/JUN
One of the following Elective courses.6
IBG 1010
Field Placement
IBG 1011
Capstone Project
 Total Credits45


Tuition Cost

Canadian Students

$7,293.84Estimated first year costView fee breakdown

International Students

$19,819.43Estimated first year costView fee breakdown

Important Notice

Fees presented are estimates based on projections for future academic year(s) of study. Actual fees charged may differ from what is published here. A full detailed listing of all fees is available in myCambrian and updated annually no later than May 1 for the following academic year. Students in Academic Upgrading are responsible for any fees listed on their invoice each term.

Tuition and ancillary fees

Please see our fees page for the breakdown of tuition and mandatory ancillary fees by program and semester for both domestic and international students.

Books and supplies

Books and supplies may be required at the course level over and above what is estimated above. Please consult your professor/instructor for further information.

College may be more affordable than you think!

Have you said, “school can wait another year”? Don’t sacrifice your future any longer – you can do it!

Whether it’s fear, financial reasons, or something else that is impacting your decision to start school, we’re here to listen to you and help in any way we can!

Work-integrated learning (WIL)

Take your education beyond the classroom!

Cambrian programs blend academic learning, hands-on training, and community involvement opportunities to help you achieve your ultimate goal – your dream career. You’ll have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to real-world scenarios within and outside of the classroom through work-integrated learning. Whether it be a capstone project, co-op, practicum, preceptorship component, or placement, you’ll benefit from a practical, job-related experience before you graduate.

Field of Study

School of Information Technology

Play a pivotal role in shaping the digital future. By pursuing a field of study in information technology (IT), you’ll open doors to a vast variety of revolutionary careers and make your mark on society as a tech pioneer. From software development and network administration to cybersecurity and data analysis, Cambrian offers exciting programs that place you at the forefront of innovation.

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Specific program pathways

College or university degree opportunities  

If you are a graduate of this program, you may continue your studies at a college or university and you may receive credit(s) for your prior college education. Refer to Cambrian’s college and university agreement details for further information. 

Career Outcomes

Employment opportunities

Employment opportunities for graduates may be found in a wide range of private and public international business environments in areas that include:

  • Exporting and importing
  • Distribution and logistics
  • International trade development
  • International research
  • International sales and marketing 
  • International finance administration
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Need a career coach?

Explore how this program can lead to a great career! Cambrian’s Career Coach platform is a user-friendly, online tool that provides up-to-date and comprehensive labour market data to help you explore career options, salary expectations for the Greater Sudbury region, and more!

See where you'll be learning!

Minimum technology requirements

Success in this program requires that you come equipped with some program-specific technology requirements.

Bring your own device (BYOD)

Cambrian College has implemented a BYOD principle to both enrich the student learning experience in and out of the classroom and to ensure flexibility!

Ready to take the first step?

Start gaining the highest level of skills at Cambrian now – and you’ll be ready to take advantage of the many career opportunities waiting for you just around the corner. The future is yours!

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