Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) - International Business Management Conestoga College
The International Business Management program at Conestoga is a four-year Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) program designed to equip students with the skills required to manage international business endeavors and work in global companies.
The program offers students the option to choose a major in Human Resource Management, Supply Chain Management, Marketing Management, Sustainability Management, or continue in the general stream. The program includes three paid co-op terms, use of SAP© Business Suite Applications, and an emphasis on effective decision-making through data analytics and the Ivey Case methodology. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in an international exchange program and dual-degree opportunities in Ireland and France.
At the end of Year 2, students have the option of selecting a major consulting project or a Bachelor's thesis. The program's objective is to produce graduates with the ability to bring people, processes, and technology together to achieve improved performance in domestic or international enterprises.
Scholarships and Funding
The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website. For more information, please visit OSAP & aid.
- Organizational Behaviour with International Applications BUS71200
- Information Management COMP72370
- Conestoga 101 CON0101
- Introduction to Microeconomics ECON71050
- Academic Communications ENGL71000
- Business Math MATH71775
- Introductory Accounting ACCT71210
- Business Process Integration BUS71000
- Introduction to Macroeconomics with International Applications ECON71030
- Professional Communication ENGL72000
- Marketing MKT71090
- Operations Management I OPER71260
- Managerial Accounting ACCT72500
- Introduction to Sustainability with International Applications BUS72000
- Co-op and Career Preparation CEPR71050
- Human Resource Management HRM72105
- Statistics STAT72105
- Business Analytics and Data Visualization INFO72010
- Business Law LAW72205
- Project Management with International Applications MGMT72095
- Research Methods RSCH73105
- Conflict Management SOC73180
- Co-op Work Term I (International Business Mgt) COOP72000
- International Business Planning and Strategy BUS74020
- World Cultures CLTR72000
- Finance for Managers FIN72105
- International Business Law LAW73020
- Electives - contact the college for more information
- International Trade and Finance BUS73000
- Co-op Work Term II (International Business Management) COOP73160
- Co-op Work Term III (International Business Management) COOP74000
- Leadership and Management Skills BUS73050
- Managing Business Performance (Multinationals) MGMT73120
- Analyze business situations, using root cause analysis, data analytics, systems thinking, evidence and context to identify opportunities for innovation and improvement in adding value to organizations in domestic and international settings.
- Evaluate and synthesize research findings and/or results to support evidence-based decision making in domestic and international settings.
- Apply the skills and knowledge related to fundamental areas of business (e.g., operations, finance, marketing, human resources, sustainability, etc.) To develop effective solutions to business problems.
- Develop effective actionable plans and strategies to implement decisions within the organizational context.
- Recommend effective and ethical solutions to business problems using critical and creative thinking within domestic and international business contexts.
- Prepare and present persuasive arguments, in oral and written formats, to convince the recipient of the validity of their position on specified business issues.
- Collaborate with others to analyze business problems, generate alternatives, develop recommendations, and create action plans in domestic and international contexts.
- Manage organizational data in legally, ethically, and culturally appropriate ways through the skilled usage of information technology programs and systems.
- Assess their professional capacity, including leadership ability, ethics, strengths and limitations to continue their personal and professional growth and development.
- Evaluate business decisions and actions through a focus on the development and maintenance of stakeholder relationships to sustain the competitive advantage of the organization.
- Recognize the value of other disciplines in the world of business and apply interdisciplinary ideas to add value to an organization.
Program Tuition Fee
Graduates will possess a blend of applied business skills that will enable them to function as flexible and versatile business generalists in an international context. Specific focus is given to issues requiring cross-functional integration of activities. The program will meet the needs of typical entry-level positions and allow the graduate to eventually move into supervisory or managerial roles within either domestic or international business environments.
On average, 96% of graduates from the last three years (2018 to 2020) found employment within six months of graduation.
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