Ontario College Graduate Certificate in Global Business Management Curriculum
Vocational Learning Outcomes
- Collect, process and interpret data and apply the results to a wide range of global business systems.
- Develop a comprehensive global business plan taking into account a range of international realities (e.g. economic, legal, sociocultural, political realities, etc).
- Select, develop and implement strategies to conduct business with diverse populations using culturally appropriate methods in compliance with relevant national and international law, legislation, policies, and regulations.
- Analyze the implications associated with the importing and exporting functions of a business to facilitate international trade.
- Inform operational decision-making of international business using financial analysis.
- Lead and collaborate with others to maintain all levels of working relationships.
- Apply quality control and assurance programs to international business.
- Comply and work in accordance with ethical conduct and international corporate responsibility.
- Analyze the influence of evolving market needs on new product development.
- Assess the viability of a marketing strategy for a product or service in an international market or markets.
- Develop, implement, and evaluate strategies for personal professional development to enhance work performance and skills.
Courses and Descriptions
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the preparation and use of accounting information in Canada. Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP) will be used to record, report and analyze the financial transactions and operating results of a business.
Essential knowledge for success in the program. Exploration of the Canadian business climate and in depth treatment of the technical and soft skills required and a comprehensive approach to research and documentation.
Research and plan the export of products to international markets, focus on decision making and planning. Find information on foreign markets, create market profiles, plan market entry, financing, and ready a product for export.
Marketing products and services internationally using a managerial approach essential in a rapidly changing international environment. Marketing strategies and tactics to facilitate the management of international marketing plans.
This course teaches foundational skills in writing and speaking to support students in their postgraduate Business programs while also preparing them for the communication demands of the contemporary Business workplace. Working both individually and collaboratively, students learn a variety of Business workplace writing formats, including e-mails, memos, and reports. The course also covers research, APA citation and documentation, professional presentations, working in teams, and communicating across cultures.
Principles, customs, and rules governing behaviour, relationship, and interdependence, between nations and organizations. Contracts, dispute resolution, product liability, intellectual property, legal structures of companies and joint ventures.
Overview of Enterprise Resource Planning using SAP software in a technology enabled database. Students operate a virtual company while using the various SAP modules in sales, marketing, accounting, purchasing, operations and human resources.
The market demands organizations in all sectors to institute strong CSR policies. This case-based course examines ethical dilemmas in domestic and international projects so that students can make ethical and sustainable business decisions.
Overview of Supply Chain processes from sourcing through operations to logistics. Concepts such as Lean Six Sigma and negotiations skills will be taught using simulations.
Recognition, assessment and synthesis of government regulations is necessary for the international movement of goods across borders. Students will be able to apply legislation, procedures, and complete documentation to facilitate international trade.
Increased globalization and competition makes innovation essential. This course analyses kinds of innovation, underlying characteristics of innovators and allows students to practise and demonstrate their own creativity.
An introduction to effective project management based on PMI principles that provide students with the techniques to manage projects in the corporate and entrepreneurial environments.
An in-depth exploration of Management Accounting and controlling focussing on tools and techniques that develop analytical skills in finance. Theory, practical problems, and mini cases are used to illustrate successful business decisions making.
Students choose their Applied Project either as consultants to a real organization or as entrepreneurs starting their own business and start planning for its execution, conducting exploratory research and create a project plan.
Global organizations expect managers to practice excellent verbally and writing skills using a range of tools and technologies. This course will challenge students to take their oral and written skills to a more professional business.
This course explores the concepts that allow global corporations design and implement winning strategies to create a competitive advantage in a quickly developing global business environment.
A start up simulation game is used to experience real life scenarios. Students will be practicing technical and soft skills needed to be successful. Topics include management skills, employees motivation and charismatic leadership.
High performance teams win races. Students cover teamwork theories and experience a variety of activities that allow them to develop and practice these skills to give them a competitive advantage.
Students execute the projects planned in Semester 3 bringing innovative solutions to life. Teams manage stakeholders and present effectively to gain approval. This capstone activity provides student with Canadian professional experience.
Hands-on training to build resume and online portfolio on appropriate platforms. Development of strategies for networking and identifying appropriate positions. Extensive role play exercises support students in developing effective interview techniques.
Students gain an understanding of concepts governing international economics including currency exchanges, international trade and capital flows, fiscal and monetary policies, as well as economic development.
This course investigates the factors of human behaviour shapes organization dynamics and culture. Students will develop knowledge about how to impact and change this behaviour to create cultures that drive international competitive advantage.