Post-Graduate Diploma – Global Business Management

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.

Learning Objectives

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 Programs with the following institutions. (Click on the images below for more details!)

City University Bachelor of Arts in Management

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BCIT Bachelor of Business Administration

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Sprott Shaw College transfer pathway to BCIT option 2

Related Global Business Management Programs: 

Diploma Program

Total Program Hours:
900 Hours
Full-Time Program Length:
45 Weeks
(Includes holidays and professional days)
Program content is subject to change.

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Career Opportunities

Entrepreneur
Freight Forwarder
Import/Export Broker Assistant
International Marketing Consultant
Logistics Manager
Admission Requirements:
  • Diploma or degree from an accredited college or university
  • International students must have evidence of English Language competency at IELTS 6.0 with no band lower than 5.5, or TOEFL IBT 80, or equivalent
  • Applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and may be required to do an entrance assessment

Note: Applicants that have not completed IELTS must score 25/40 in language and 25/40 in math.

Diploma Requirements:
  • Students are required to successfully complete all courses specified in the program design
University Transfer Programs

Through our pathway programs, students can complete a Post-Graduate – Global Business Management diploma in the first year at Sprott Shaw and pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Management at City University in Canada. Contact an advisor to learn more.

Learn more about our other Pathway Programs here.

* Post-Graduate Diploma – Global Business Management was reviewed and approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

Students can expect to complete one to three hours of homework per day.

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Courses List

This 45 week Diploma program requires the student to complete the following courses.

  • Theory & practice of double-entry bookkeeping
  • Complete the Accounting Cycle to closing (GL, AP, AR, Payroll, Year End)
  • Prepare Financial and Business Reports

  • Describe the importance of managerial accounting
  • Differentiate between variable and fixed, as well as direct and indirect costs

  • Fundamentals of international trade
  • Import/export negotiating process

  • Planning the research process
  • Data collection, analyzing the data

  • Defining strategic needs
  • Agents and distributors
  • Partnering agreements in international trade

  • Logistics management and the export process
  • Shipping, freight forwarders and insurance

  • Operating and managing the export process
  • International innovation, assets and risks

  • The principles of international marketing
  • Cultural, political, and legal implications

  • Trade finance risk analysis and management
  • Forms of financing, insurance and cash flow planning

  • Introduction to business law
  • Competition and anti-trust law
  • Agents and distributors

  • Application of skills and knowledge acquired during the academic component of the program into an analysis of a company or industry.

  • Computer basics/file management
  • Goal setting, note-taking, problem-solving, teamwork
  • Overview of policies & procedures
  • Demonstrate the ability to use MS Word and MS PowerPoint

  • Interview techniques
  • 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.

  • Understand the fundamental components of Internet Infrastructure
  • Apply design principles that consider traditional and mobile devices when planning a web site
  • Optimize a website design using effective layout techniques and SEO principles

  • 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

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