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International Business & Management

Globalization and emerging technologies are ever-changing business opportunities and effective management styles. Learn the skills you need to succeed in business management in an international context. In this program, you will explore a broad range of business basics and management fundamentals. Courses include global business, workplace communications, finance, marketing, human resources, international trade, and project management.

  • International Business and Management Certificate
  • International Business and Management Co-op Diploma
  • International Business and Management Co-op with Communication Diploma

Programs listed above have been approved by the Private Training Institution Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills.

Course Breakdown

Course: Academic Skills

# of Weeks: 4

# of Hours: 80

Course: Business Communication

# of Weeks: 4

# of Hours: 80

Course: Canadian Culture

# of Weeks: 4

# of Hours: 80

The 3 courses above only apply to the International Business and Management with Communication Programs.

Course: International Business

# of Weeks: 4

# of Hours: 80

Course: Project Management

# of Weeks: 4

# of Hours: 80

Course: Fundamentals of Finance

# of Weeks: 4

# of Hours: 80

Course: Integrated Marketing

# of Weeks: 4

# of Hours: 80

Course: Human Resource Management

# of Weeks: 4

# of Hours: 80

Course: International Trade

# of Weeks: 4

# of Hours: 80

Cooperative Work Experience (Diploma Only)

# of Weeks: Max 24

# of Hours: 480

Capstone Project (Certificate Only)

# of Weeks: 3

# of Hours: 60

Cooperative Work Experience (Communication Diploma Only)

# of Weeks: Max 36

# of Hours: 720

*The order in which students will take the courses will vary based on the student’s start date. Contact us for the course delivery schedule.

Program Outcomes

This program fosters development of effective management skills including critical thinking, creative problem solving, communication, organization, and leadership. A special emphasis is placed on the communication skills required to succeed in the Canadian and International work environment, as well as learning to manage and lead in the increasingly multi-cultural and technology-driven marketplace.

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Admission Requirements

Minimum Age: 18 Years

Education: Toronto applicants must provide a copy of an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or have passed the Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam with a Cut Score of 16. Contact Us if you like to take the Wonderlic Exam.

Language Skills: International students must demonstrate intermediate level English with Tamwood Career’s online test and interview. The online test and interview are exempt if CEFR B1, IELTS 5, TOEFL iBT 35, Cambridge PET (Merit), Duolingo 80, Tamwood Language Centre’s intermediate level (Tamwood Level 12 – Advanced) or proof of successful completion of Tamwood Language Centre EAP 192 is presented.

For Communication Programs:

Language Skills:  International students must demonstrate Pre-Intermediate level English with Tamwood Careers’ online test and interview. The online test and interview are exempt if IELTS 4, CEFR A2, Cambridge KET (PET), TOEFL iBT 17, Duolingo 55, or Tamwood Language Centre’s Pre-Intermediate level is presented.


  • Successful completion of three consecutive full-time years of secondary school and/or post-secondary education taught in the English language in a country where English is the principal language.
    • Countries from which education in English is accepted:
      Canada, U.S.A., U.S. Virgin Islands, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia, Tanzania, and Ireland, Singapore, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Jamaica, and Philippines

*Students who need to improve their English skills before getting admitted to this program can take English courses at Tamwood Language Centres.

Program Features

Learn from industry professionals with first-hand knowledge

Creative Problem Solving

Organization and Leadership

Critical Thinking

Small classes encourage dynamic instructor to student and peer-to-peer learning

Join a student community of over 60 nationalities and build your global business network

Gain valuable Canadian work experience through a 24 week co-op work term

Option to transfer courses completed to a public institution for further studies and to qualify for a post graduation work permit.

Career Occupations

Graduates of this program will be prepared for a variety of business related entry-level positions including (but not limited to) administrative assistant, sales assistant, business development coordinator.

Co-op Work Experience

Diploma program students complete a 480-hour co-op education work placement that starts on completion of the six-month study term. Co-Op positions are typically entry level to get you working from the ground up. Work placements are available in: Vancouver, Whistler, Toronto and other areas in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario.  You will receive assistance and tools to help you find work and start earning income fast! Our work placement coordinators work with you to connect you with employers and great jobs and they stay connected and support you through your entire program.

Visit our Work While Studying page to read more about the services and support you can access as a co-op student.

About the Capstone Project

The Capstone Project is an academic project in which students select a topic that relates to both their studies and their field of work.  This is submitted in the form of a final written report or presentation. In selecting and working on their project, students will practice critical thinking, solving challenging problems, and developing skills such as oral communication, research skills, planning, self-sufficiency, and goal setting—valuable skills that are sought after by employers!

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