Conestoga College Logo - Home Page

Global Business Management (Part-time)

Credential:
Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Program Code:
1247
School:
Business and Hospitality

About the Program

This program provides an internationally focused body of knowledge and skills for individuals interested in extending their business understanding beyond the domestic environment. The curriculum emphasizes the skills and knowledge necessary to operate in different roles, within international cultural, legal and political contexts. This broad based program will explore the field of management both in theory and through practical applications considering different organizational lenses.

Note: Admission to the program is required prior to registration for courses.

Admission Requirements

Note re: Admission Requirements

Admission Procedures

Program Requirements

In addition to the tuition and associated fees paid by the student to the College, approximately $2,600 is also payable to industry associations for textbooks (purchased at the Conestoga Bookstore and online) and examination fees over the course of your studies. A credit card may be required to order these materials. The fees vary from year to year.

How to Apply

Students may obtain a Conestoga College Program Application Form from any Conestoga College campus, OR by writing directly to the Registrar's Office, OR by using the college website at www.conestogac.on.ca/admissions/forms

Send completed applications to:
Conestoga College
Admissions Office
299 Doon Valley Dr
Kitchener, Ontario
Canada N2G 4M4

How to Register for Courses

Go to How to Register for detailed registration information.

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR)

Conestoga recognizes prior learning of skills, knowledge or competencies that have been acquired through employment, formal and informal education, non-formal learning or other life experiences. Prior learning must be measurable at the required academic level and meet Conestoga standards of achievement for current courses. Challenge exams and portfolio development are the primary methods of assessment. Other methods of assessment may be available depending upon the nature of the course objectives. Successful completion of the assessment results in an official course credit that will be recorded on the student's Conestoga transcript. PLAR cannot be used by registered Conestoga students for the clearance of academic deficiencies, to improve grades or to obtain admission into a program.

Learn more about PLAR.

Graduate Opportunities

Graduates will have the knowledge, skill and understanding of a business environment both locally and globally, providing for a diverse range of employment opportunities.

For more details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, see the Government of Canada website: http://www.workingincanada.gc.ca

Graduation Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses as outlined in the Program Design. All courses must be completed within 5 years of acceptance into the program in order to graduate.

Program Related Resources

Program Outcomes

Program Courses

Click on the course code or title below for a full description of the course. If available for registration, clicking on "Details" in the status column will open a new browser tab or window in the Student Portal.

Course Information
Course Code Course Title Status
ACCT8090 Financial and Managerial Accounting
Description: This course is designed to provide human resources practitioners with the knowledge about financial and managerial accounting that they require in order to make decisions where an understanding of the financial measurement bases and underlying methodologies used is required. These will be studied in detail. Students will also learn about the accounting dimension involved in the management of the human resources function itself.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:
Closed
BUS8320 Global Business Environment
Description: Globalization is one of the key issues facing businesses. Managers must be able to ensure that their organizations are able to compete in an increasingly complex global arena. Areas of study include international trade, international market entry options, and international trade practices. In addition, the role of the manager in each of the functional areas will be examined.
Hours: 56
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:
Closed
BUS8330 Global Trade Law
Description: This course is an introduction to the basic legal principles of carrying on international business. You will examine the legal implications of international business activities; discuss the legal aspects of intellectual property, competition and antitrust laws, public trade law and legal issues related to E-commerce in international business.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:
Closed
BUS8350 Global Business Management Capstone
Description: This capstone course requires the student to apply the principles and knowledge obtained in their previous course work to a global marketplace. Students will work in teams and be in competition with other teams in the class. Each team will need to craft and execute a strategy in a globally competitive marketplace.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: HRM8130, INFO8060, BUS8320 or BUS8325
CoRequisites:
Closed
BUS8370 Business Research and Decision Making
Description: This course will explore basic statistical and research methods and their application to data analysis. Students will develop skills in eading and understanding research literature, and will develop expertise in evaluating the validity and reliability of research data. Students will acquire hands-on experience by working in small teams on a research project: designing, collecting data, analyzing the data using Microsoft Excel and reporting their findings and conclusions.
Hours: 56
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:
Closed
ENTR8000 Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Description: This course focuses on strategies for fostering creativity and innovation, and processes for developing entrepreneurial ventures. The scope of the course encompasses new business formation and initiatives within established organizations. Case studies range from small enterprises to large firms. Student teams will apply their entrepreneurial abilities to work through a number of business development challenges.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:
Closed
HRM8130 Human Resources Management
Description: The primary focus in this introductory course is to offer the student an in depth view into the world of the Human Resource (HR) Management functions and each of its specialties. The course emphasis is on the skills and techniques utilized by HR professionals in each of their specialty areas, and how they are related to the organization's overall strategy and objectives.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:
Closed
INFO8060 Global Computer Skills for Business Managers
Description: Through independent study, students will complete the course curriculum for four of the core modules in the International Computer Driving License (ICDL). Students will be expected to apply learning to a final project. Students will work independently after the first week. An instructor will be available for assistance.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:
Closed
MGMT8110 Global Perspectives
Description: Students will consider organizations from a global perspective. The impact of being a global entity on individual behavior, team processes, and organizational processes will be examined. Organizations require managers who understand the evolving nature of the work place, such as virtual teams and social networking replacing committee meetings, emotional intelligence in addition to job-fit, and the competitive opportunities considering cultural understanding. The role of the leader will be a recurring theme. The course will integrate case work and will require the students to integrate material and provide support for their decisions.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:
Closed
MGMT8300 Introduction to Project Management
Description: This course provides the practical knowledge to prepare for starting and completing a project successfully. It will cover the components and tasks related to complex projects that often involve multiple functional teams and departments. You will explore how the knowledge areas of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) are applied during each phase of a project's life cycle as well as the processes related to successful project management. An overview of status reporting and the use of MS Project will be covered. This knowledge will help establish priorities and effectively manage your projects. It will be of particular interest to those students who have a long-term goal of attaining the Project Management Professional (PMP)® designation certified by the Project Management Institute.
PMP and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:
Closed
MGMT8420 Sustainable Development: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Description: This course is designed to introduce students to the historical timeline of the Sustainable Development. Students learn communication, analytical, and critical thinking skills required to utilize green and sustainability language, to be agents of change in not-for-profit, non-governmental organizations, business entrepreneurs, industry, and government. Students analyze change management issues facing organizations transitioning to sustainable business practices. Students learn to communicate and advocate personal and corporate advantages of reducing one's ecological footprint in all sectors.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:
Closed
MKT8030 Global Markets and Strategies
Description: This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to marketing concepts and terminology. It examines the importance of global marketing within organizations and society in general. Students will study the role of marketing at the local, national and international level, and the major components of the marketing mix for businesses and end consumers. They will learn how to address the basic needs of companies in planning, developing and managing products, distribution channels, promotion and pricing into the global market. Students will be expected to conduct marketing research considering cultural influences, government regulations, and international pressures.
Hours: 56
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:
Closed
OPER8340 Global Supply Chain Management
Description: The goal of this course is to familiarize students with the discipline of supply chain management (SCM), which enables firms to better coordinate inbound and outbound information and material flow. In addition, supply chain management impacts customer service activities relevant to logistics, operations and marketing processes. Topics include the relationship between profitability, supplier management, customer service, quality, and productivity; management of incoming supplies and services; managing service capacity and wait times; and finally discussions of internal and external customer service, one of the primary objectives of supply chain management. The course is designed to examine a firm as a complete business, considering the global environment.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:
Closed

Annual Delivery Schedule

    Fall Winter Spring
ACCT8090 Financial and Managerial Accounting X
BUS8320 Global Business Environment X
HRM8130 Human Resources Management X X
INFO8060 Global Computer Skills for Bus. Managers
MGMT8420 Sustainable Development: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
MKT8030 Global Markets and Strategies
BUS8330 Global Trade Law
BUS8370 Business research and Decision Making
ENTR8000 Innovation and Entrepreneurship
MGMT8110 Global Perspectives X
MGMT8300 Project Management X
OPER8340 Global Supply Chain Management X
BUS8350 Global Business Management Capstone

Disclaimer

The College reserves the right to alter information including requirements and fees and to cancel at any time a program, course, or program major or option; to change the location and/or term in which a program or course is offered; to change the program curriculum as necessary to meet current competencies in the job market or for budgetary reasons; or to withdraw an offer of admission both prior to and after its acceptance by an applicant or student because of insufficient applications or registrations, over-acceptance of offers of admission, budgetary constraints, or for other such reasons. In the event the College exercises such a right, the College’s sole liability will be the return of monies paid by the applicant or student to the College.

Students actively registered in cohort delivered programs who take longer than the designed program length of time to complete their studies are accountable for completing any new or additional courses that may result due to changes in the program of study. Unless otherwise stated, students registered in non-cohort delivered programs must complete the program of study within seven years of being admitted to the program.

SEARCH PART-TIME (PT)

Program Contact

Sharon Williams, swilliams@conestogac.on.ca, 519-748-5220 ext. 3414

Videos

Part-time Studies video
More videos

Success Stories

Back To Top