Business Administration in International Trading

  • Program Accreditation: Diploma
  • 65 weeks – Total hours: 1,300
  • Theory: 1,100 hours – Internship: 200 hours

Program Overview

Planning a successful global business begins by understanding the basics of international commerce. This program prepares students with a solid foundation in international trade, including the manufacturing, marketing, legal and financial aspects of business. Students will learn accounting principles, inventory management, supply chain and entrepreneurial skills to prepare them for a career in international business.

Career Opportunities

Successful graduates of this program are fully prepared for careers in international trade. Having learned business and accounting fundamentals, combined with their internship experience, graduates will be ready for a number of careers, including exporter, importer, purchasing agent, inventory planner and more positions, which are employed in banks, government agencies and other lines of business.

Admission Requirements

  • An Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent; or be at least 18 years of age or older and pass an entry test.
  • English proficiency requirement for international students.

Graduation Requirements

To successfully meet the program outcomes the student must:

  • Achieve a minimum mark of 65% in all of the module assignments and exams
  • Achieve a satisfactory rating in the internship evaluation

What You Will Learn

The course consists of 11 modules. These modules are covered in the classroom and the internship.

  • Planning a Successful Global Business
  • Legal
  • Finance
  • The Business Plan
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Research
  • Technology in Business
  • Manufacturing
  • Human Resources
  • Internship: The Business Administration in International Trading students complete their education with 200 hours of internship experience.


The Business Administration in International Trading Diploma Program is approved as a vocational program under the Ontario Career Colleges Act, 2005.

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