Certificate in International Business & Trade (Clerk)*

Build international business skills in this fast-track 8-week certificate program.

Explore the global economy & learn to build business relationships across cultures.

Take two courses from our Business program suite that focus on international business and trade. Learn about about doing business in cross-cultural environments. Explore current trends and challenges and future opportunities in international business, and prepare for work in international companies.

*In Vancouver, this program is called Certificate in International Business & Trade. In Toronto, the program is called Certificate in International Business & Trade Clerk.

Why Choose the Certificate in International Business and Trade (Clerk).

  • Learn about international business trends, the impact of culture on business and more.
  • Explore the marketing mix, consumer relationships, and marketing planning.
  • Learn from business industry experts with recent experience in international business and trade.
  • Develop skills to make you globally employable in a fast 8-week program.

Vancouver, Toronto


Daytime 8 weeks
Evening 8 weeks

*Schedules will be adjusted in December to accommodate public holidays. Contact us for more information.

*Evening schedule only in Vancouver


Advanced 1

(Equivalent to TOEFL iBT 80, or IELTS 6.5)

*Students starting in 2022 require an ILSC Intermediate 4 English level (equivalent to TOEFL IBT: 60, or IELTS: 6.0)


2021 - Daytime*: May 25, Nov 8

*In Toronto only, the daytime program schedule is paused for 2021. Daytime programs will resume in Toronto for 2022 start dates.

2022 - Daytime: Apr 25, Oct 11
2022 - Evening*: Mar 28

*Evening schedule only in Vancouver

Program Courses

This course introduces students to globalization and to the value-adding activities of businesses in the current global economy. We discuss the impact of national cultures on doing business globally. In addition, we examine the external forces that impact businesses, international organizations, legal and labor forces in the global context. The course touches on strategic alliances and the impact of rapid environmental changes on strategic planning for international business.

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to marketing concepts and terminology. It examines the importance of marketing within organizations and society in general. Students will study the major components of a marketing plan, the marketing mix and consumer relationships. They will learn how to address the basic needs of companies in planning, developing, and managing products, distribution channels, promotion and pricing.

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