Applicants must meet the admission requirements listed below:
- General College Admission Requirements
- Applicants must have an undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada or an equivalent credential from an approved institution of a different country. Any applicant who earned their credential in a language other than English must meet the Douglas College English language proficiency requirement.
Note: It is recommended that students have a minimum grade of 60% (grade C) on average in their undergraduate degree.
- Successful completion of 30 credits
- 70% (21 credits) of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College
- Courses used towards a previously received credential can be used to meet program requirements, but additional courses will need to be taken to replace these credits
|Course Number||Course Title||Credits|
|FINC 1231**||Commercial & Financial Mathematics||3.00|
|MARK 1120**||Introductory Marketing||3.00|
|BUSN 3100||Global Business Environment||3.00|
|BUSN 3200||International Trade Finance||3.00|
|BUSN 3410||Global Supply Chain||3.00|
|BUSN 3500||Business Entry Strategies||3.00|
|BUSN 3700||International Trade Law||3.00|
|BUSN 3800||International Management||3.00|
|MARK 3300||International Marketing||3.00|
|MARK 4441||Marketing Research||3.00|
**Students with a non-business major in their undergraduate degree are required to take FINC 1231 and MARK 1120 in their first semester of study. Students with a business major in their undergraduate degree who have taken Finance/Marketing/Business Math are strongly encouraged to take FINC 1231 and MARK 1120. Students with a Major in Finance or Marketing in their undergraduate degree can take 6.0 credits of 1000 to 4000-level electives instead of FINC 1231 and MARK 1120 and are advised to contact Academic Advising 3-4 weeks before priority registration for assistance with selecting electives and requesting pre-requisite waivers, if necessary.
Students who successfully complete the PDD in International Business Management would be able to:
- Obtain industry-recognized certification such as the CITP designation;
- Develop and implement market entry and distribution plans;
- Perform corporate strategic needs assessments;
- Undertake effective international trade research;
- Analyze various types of international trade agreements;
- Make costing, pricing, promotion and distribution policies;
- Develop and implement effective international marketing plans;
- Choose the right course of action for financing international deals and create an effective budget for a firm's international activities;
- Analyze potential buyers/suppliers; and
- Formulate cost-effective strategies for the movement of goods and services across international borders.