Graduate Certificate (Gr. Cert.) International Business

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Required Courses
CPL2 524 Introduction: International Business. (3 credits)
Winter 2019, Fall 2019, Winter 2020
This course deals with fundamental international business issues: the international business environment, foreign exchange risk, multinational corporations, international organizations, international sources of financing, international marketing policies, essential factors to be considered when entering foreign markets (licensing and exporting) and international management.
CPL2 530 Canadian Import, Export and Customs Regulations . (3 credits)
Winter 2019, Winter 2020
This course provides students with an understanding of Canadian import, export, and customs regulations. Students have the opportunity to learn how the Canadian Import-Export Act may be applied and to understand customs procedures. The course also develops students’ ability to classify products for tariffs, draft commercial documents, and calculate the duties and taxes on imports and exports.
CPL2 554 International Business Policy. (3 credits)
Winter 2019, Winter 2020
Development and application of conceptual approaches to general management policy and strategy formulation in multinational enterprises. Alternative forms of international business involvement; location strategy; technology transfer; ownership strategy; planning for international divestment. Emphasis on developing practical skills, using case studies and simulated negotiating exercises.
Complementary Courses
CEN2 507 Venture Growth Strategies. (3 credits)
Spring/Summer 2020
Practical strategies for building businesses through all the various stages will be explored. Focus will be placed on identifying potentials for growth, realizing the challenges and opportunities for growth within entrepreneurial settings, and managing growth. The course will also include a team project in which a development plan for a real or hypothetical business will be created.
CGM2 510 Project Management: Tools and Techniques. (3 credits)
Winter 2019, Spring/Summer 2019, Fall 2019, Winter 2020, Spring/Summer 2020
Focus on main concepts and theories of project management from initiation to close-out. Topics include: project life cycle, planning, scheduling, implementing, monitoring, controlling, close-out and ethics. The concepts presented apply to projects of various sizes, types and degrees of complexity.
CMR2 566 Global Marketing Management. (3 credits)
Winter 2019, Winter 2020
Marketing management considerations of a company seeking to extend beyond the confines of its domestic market. A review of product, pricing, channels of distribution and communications policies to develop an optimum strategy (between adapting completely to each local environment and standardizing across them) for arriving at an integrated and profitable operation. Particular attention to international marketing and exporting in the Canadian context.
CPL2 534 Leading in Diverse and Global Workplaces. (3 credits)
Fall 2019
Exploring leadership within a global and diverse context. A variety of trends that have made managing workforce diversity an essential competency for future leaders are reviewed, as are the emerging skills that managers need to develop to succeed in a global environment.
CPL2 535 Business in Emerging and Asian Markets. (3 credits)
Fall 2019
This course provides a framework for analyzing the opportunities and risks of doing business in key emerging markets in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Topics covered include international competitiveness, business ethics, corruption, cross-cultural management, social and environmental risk assessment, and real-life examples of corporate social responsibility.
CPL2 590 Topics in International Business. (3 credits)
Specialized course covering an advanced topic in the international business area selected from current issues or themes in literature.


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Phone: +1 514-398-6200
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680 Sherbrooke Street West, Suite 1140 Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2M7
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Monday to Friday
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