Attestation of College Studies (AEC), International Business Management with Practicum (English OR French Program)

Explore key business concepts within a global context and put them into practise in practical projects and a practicum. Program Available in English OR in French.


Build a dynamic set of transferable and practical skills to support your entrepreneurship or business career goals.

Develop an understanding of business management essentials, the fundamentals of importing and exporting, and globalized economies. Learn how to build bridges across cultures, and prepare for a successful career in international trade. Students will discuss global issues, prepare presentations, participate in team projects, and enhance their research skills.

During the 20-week practicum, students will apply theories learned in class to real world settings that are relevant to their field of study and align with the learning objectives of the program.

Program available in English or in French.

Why Choose the Attestation in College Studies (AEC), International Business Management with Practicum.

  • Small interactive classes encourage a dynamic participatory learning environment.
  • 20-week practicum at the end of the program will strengthen your résumé and enhance your career success potential.
  • Build a dynamic, comprehensive, and transferable business skill set that will support you to build a career in a variety of global industries.
  • If you’re dreaming of starting your own business, this program will give you fundamental business knowledge to help you achieve your entrepreneurship goals.
  • Practical, hands-on learning through individual and group projects will help you put theory into practice and strengthen important soft skills like teamwork and communication.


English Program: Morning or Evening Schedule

French Program: Evening Schedule, Only

Our French Program is New!
First start date: Dec 30, 2024, Evening Schedule only.


Morning 52-60 weeks
Evening 80 weeks

Academic Morning Schedule includes 32 weeks study + up to 8 weeks scheduled breaks + 20 week practicum placement
Academic Evening Schedule includes 52 weeks study + up to 8 weeks scheduled breaks + 20 week practicum placement
Schedules will be adjusted in December to accommodate public holidays. Contact us for more information.


1065 total hours
26.25 hours/week (Daytime), 15 hours/week (Evening)


Intermediate 4

For English program, equivalent to TOEFL iBT: 60, IELTS: 6.0 | For French Program, equivalent to TEF/TEFaQ 400-499, DELF B2 (au mains 16/25)

OR Completion of a minimum of three full years of study in a secondary or post-secondary institution where the sole language of instruction is English, for English programs, or French, for French Programs.


View general Greystone College Admission Requirements for your chosen campus.


Morning (English Program Only)
2024: Jan 2, Jan 29, Feb 26, Mar 25, Apr 22, Aug 12, Sept 9, Oct 7, Nov 4, Dec 2, Dec 30 (first session of 2025)
2025: Dec 30 (2024), Jan 27, Feb 24, Mar 24, Apr 21, Aug 11, Sep 8, Oct 6, Nov 3, Dec 1

2024: Jan 29, Mar 25, May 21, Jul 15, Sept 9, Nov 4, Dec 30* (first session of 2025)
2025: Dec 30* (2024), Feb 24*, Apr 21*, Jun 16*, Aug 11*, Oct 6*, Dec 1*

*First start date for the French language program is Dec 30, 2024. The French language program is available for all evening schedule start dates in 2025. 

Start dates are dependent on enrolment and are subject to change.


Summer Breaks:
Morning Schedule Only:
2024: Jun 17 - Aug 9, 2024
2025: Jun 16 - Aug 8, 2025

Winter Breaks:
Morning Schedule:
2024/2025: Dec 23, 2024 - Dec 27, 2024
Evening Schedule:
2024/2025: Dec 16, 2024 - Dec 27, 2024

About the Practicum

The Attestation in College Studies, International Business Management with Practicum combines academic study with practical work experience related to your study area.

The practicum program includes: Documentation support, interview and job preparation, résumé building, monitoring throughout the practicum placement, and job search tips.

The student is responsible for the payment of any government fees related to the application for a work permit and the extension of study permit.


In the practicum placement, you’ll build work experience in entry-level positions in areas like:

  • Marketing or Market Research
  • International Trade & Logistics
  • E-commerce

Program Courses

In this course, students will become familiar with the terminology, documents and regulations used in the commercial importing and exporting processes.

Students will gain a solid foundation in e-commerce. In this course, students will design an electronic commerce project that covers all the aspects of an online business.

This course is designed to train students to identify, measure, and calculate all the costs involved in the exportation process.

This course introduces students to globalization and to the value-adding activities of businesses in the current global economy. It will cover which kinds of organizations are involved with international business and what are the steps for an international business operation. The course also explores the scope of roles and functions within the industry.

This course provides students with an overview of business law and an understanding of basic legal terminology. The course will examine various legal systems and the main international treaties having an impact on international business. Class topics and discussions will draw on examples from current news media reports on international legal cases.

FREE French Classes

All Collège Greystone students in Montréal can take advantage of FREE in person French classes delivered through ILSC Language Schools Montréal.  These FREE French classes are in place to ensure students can meet Québec's French language requirement for graduation from a post-secondary program  - Level 7 (oral) and level 4 (written) out 12 points on l'Échelle québécoise des niveaux de compétence en français (Québec scale of French proficiency levels). 

We guarantee that students will receive all the language support needed to meet the required French level!
We will offer unlimited additional French classes, in batches of 12 weeks, until the you meet the language requirements.

BONUS: ILSC will pay the TEFAQ Language Exam fee for students with a 95% attendance rate in their French classes once they successfully complete the Intermediate 2 level.


Benefits of Learning French in Montréal

  • Expand your potential off campus work and practicum opportunities
  • Integrate more easily into life in bilingual Montréal
  • Meet the Quebec requirement for graduation

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