The Global Business Management Post-Graduate Diploma program prepares students to start their careers in business management with the skills and competencies that modern enterprises demand.
This graduate program focuses on the development of business understanding, both domestically and internationally, considering the structure of the modern business environment.
The curriculum emphasizes the skills necessary to align processes and resources to improve communication, productivity and effectiveness.
The program prepares graduates for a wide range of career opportunities in business, industry and government.
The importance of enterprising skills and opportunities will be a focal point throughout the program. Sprott
Shaw College has partnered with FITT to offer the FITTskills program. FITT (Forum for International Trade Training) is an international trade training and professional certification body.
As the only organization of its kind in the world, FITT sets the standards and designs the training programs leading to the Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) designation.
FITTskills is a highly practical, hands-on series of courses that focus on the fundamental aspects of international business.
Students may register for these courses as part of our Post Graduate Global Business Management programs.
Upon successful completion of each of the six (6) FITT courses, students can elect to write an exam administered by the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) in pursuit of an additional FITT Diploma in International Trade, which fulfills the educational requirement of the CITP designation.
Graduates from this program are able to:
Assess the impact of various economic, legal, cultural, geographical and political systems on domestic and international business
Conduct business in compliance with relevant national and international law, legislation, policies, and regulations
Apply computer skills and knowledge to support business functions
Apply the importing and exporting functions used in business in the context of domestic and international trade
Collect, process, and interpret data used to support business
Adapt business concepts and processes for diverse populations and using culturally appropriate methods
Assess the contribution of individual and team assignments involving diverse memberships
Develop international marketing, financial and human resource strategies
Apply financial knowledge and skills to the business operations
Develop strategies to utilize domestic and foreign government programs, policies, and agencies to facilitate international trade
Discuss the business advantages of multilingualism in regard to doing business in a global environment
University Transfer Program
This Global Business Management program is part of Sprott Shaw’s university transfer initiative for anyone looking to continue their education and pursue a bachelor’s degree.
Gaining professional skills and experience from our programs before moving on to complete a full degree is a great way to enjoy the focused, hands-on benefits that Sprott Shaw College offers.
This program qualifies for our University Pathway Program with the following institution. (Click on the images below for more details!)
This 45 week Diploma program requires the student to complete the following courses.
Application of skills and knowledge acquired during the academic component of the program into an analysis of a company or industry.
Skills and strategies conducive to learning in a college atmosphere, orientation to the college environment, using technology, knowing college policies and procedures.
Time management, writing and using citations, study strategies, student budgeting, and wellness/self-care/stress management.
An orientation to the PCP program and the emergency medicine professions.
Prepare for upcoming studies, learning environments, and work experience placements throughout the program.
Strategies for Student Success:
Create a Career Development Marketing Plan
Apply aspects of professionalism
Identify target markets and employment resources
Introduction to the basic elements of digital marketing, their meaning, use and importance.
Learning how to choose the right social media platforms and how best to utilize the features offered by those platforms
Use blogging effectively as a marketing tool
Understand how display advertising fits into marketing strategies
Review techniques to enhance social media marketing to maximize exposure
This course focuses on the fundamental principles of accounting with full online courseware that includes the digital textbook and learning materials.
Conduct thorough research and analysis to determine the viability of a prospective international initiative and its possible components
Assess organizational readiness for new international trade initiatives
Conduct cost-benefit analysis for importing and/or exporting potential products and services
Select the most advantageous market entry strategy based on research and analysis of options and potential issues
Develop an international business plan, including key business strategies with metrics to monitor success
Develop, implement and monitor an organizational code of ethics/ conduct to support professionalism and organizational decision making in international trade activities
Consider design options and implement good development and testing processes in order to establish a competitive advantage when developing or adapting products for international target markets
Develop products for the international market based on customer specifications and regulations to maximize output and minimize costs and risks
Develop well-defined and/or customized service offerings to maximize the competitive advantage for the organization while addressing target market needs, as well as regulatory, legal and cultural requirements
Prepare and manage all necessary documentation for exporting and importing goods and services
Determine requirements and make arrangements for efficient and effective transportation of goods in a timely manner, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements
Ensure preparation of goods for transportation in a manner that minimizes risk, maintains the condition of the goods and complies with regulations
Adapt products and services for the specific international market being targeted
Promote the brand and its identified products and services to create demand in the designated market
Establish effective sales channels, pricing strategy and sales agreements within legal and regulatory requirements to minimize risks while ensuring benefits to all parties
Describe types of commercial, currency and other financial risks involved in international trade transactions and describe methods available to minimize them
Negotiate payment method as a part of the terms and conditions of a contract for an international venture
Describe bonds and types of guarantees and how banks and international financial institutions support international trade finance
Understand the fundamental components of internet infrastructure
Apply design principles which consider traditional and mobile devices when planning a website
Optimize a website design using effective layout techniques and SEO principles
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