The Global Business Management program allows you to prepare for a wide variety of business management careers and gives you the time to decide which is best for you. No business experience, no prerequisite courses required – just your bachelor’s degree and the desire to find your place in the world of business management.
In your first year, the core curriculum covers the major functional areas of business and develops the qualities that every business wants in their managers: leadership, communications, creativity, problem-solving, teamwork, strategic planning and much more.
For your second year, you choose one of nine specialization streams to suit your individual needs and preferences. These streams include:
Advertising Media Management
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Human Resources Management
International Business Management
Note: Specialization stream availability depends on the term in which second year is started.Courses Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
Collect, process and interpret data used to support international business.
Develop, execute and analyze the results of a comprehensive global business plan which includes complete marketing, operations, financial and human resources strategies and tactics, taking into account the impact of various economic, legal, cultural, geographical, and political situations on international business.
Conduct business with diverse populations using culturally appropriate methods in compliance with relevant national and international law, legislation, policies, and regulations.
Assist in the importing and exporting functions of a business.
Plan, direct, execute and evaluate individual and team projects.
Implement strategies utilizing domestic and foreign government programs, policies, and agencies which facilitate international trade.
Apply financial knowledge and skill to the operation of an international business.
Apply leadership and teamwork skills establishing and maintaining working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, clients, customers and consumers.
Apply quality control and assurance programs to sourcing and supplying.
Apply the principles of business ethics and international corporate responsibility.
Develop new products and services consistent with evolving market needs.
Evaluate the viability of marketing a product or service in an international market or markets.
Develop personal professional development strategies and plans to enhance leadership and management skills.
There is a work placement (320 hours minimum) in the fourth semester designed to give you the hands-on, practical work experience that employers are looking for.
Students choose one specialization stream only. Stream availability depends on the term in which semester 3 is started, as follows:
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For maximum Specialization Stream choice, students should plan to start semester 3 in the fall term. Specialization Stream choice is limited if semester 3 is started in the winter or summer terms. Semesters 3 and 4 must be taken in consecutive terms.
Upon graduation, you may be able to choose from a wide variety of management career fields, thanks to the rich breadth of content in this unique program. Prepare for a career in:
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Business, Accounting & Management Success Stories
Wawanesa Donates Another $20,000 to the Insurance Management Program
Fri, September 27, 2019
After donating a gift of $30,000 to the Insurance Management Program, Wawanesa Insurance donated another $20,000 gift to support the program's growth.
Insurance Management Program Partners with the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario
Fri, September 27, 2019
Colin Simpson, CEO of the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) was on-site to speak to students about IBAO.
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Faculty of Business Events
Faculty of Business - Fall Career Fair
Tue, October 29, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
We are excited to invite you to our Faculty of Business Career Fair
Tuition Deposit Due for Winter 2020
Wed, November 06, 2019
Faculty of Business News
The DBSA Organizes Another Successful TechWeek
Mon, September 30, 2019
A big shout-out to our DBSA team and our presenters for making this Fall’s TechWeek series a huge success!
Canadian Diplomat Speaks to Students about her Posting in Afghanistan
Thu, May 09, 2019
This April, Professor Jasteena Dhillon hosted a Fireside Chat with Eileen Olexiuk.
Ms. Olexiuk was the first Global Affairs Canadian diplomat to be posted to Afghanistan after the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001. In a dangerous time in the region, she addressed issues with courage and conviction, including speaking out on torture and abuse taking place in Afghan prisons. 4th-year Paralegal Degree Student - Krystina Lau co-organised this event, that was attended by students and faculty from International Development, Liberal Arts and Community Development.
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