Attestation of College Studies, International Business Management with Practicum

Explore key business concepts within a global context and put them into practise in practical projects and a practicum.

Build a dynamic set of transferrable 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 4-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.

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

  • Small interactive classes encourage a dynamic participatory learning environment
  • 4-week practicum at the end of the program to strengthen your résumé and enhance your career success potential
  • Build a dynamic, comprehensive, and transferrable business skillset 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 – plus you can opt to spend 4-weeks building a business plan to launch your own business instead of the traditional practicum
  • Workshops in French to boost employability in Montréal
  • This program is Post-Graduate Work Permit (PGWP) eligible.  After graduation, apply for your PGWP to work in Montréal and further enhance your experience.



Daytime 36 weeks
Evening 64 weeks

Daytime 26.25 hours/week*, Evening 17 hours/week**

*During the 1st & 4th sessions the daytime schedule is 33.75 hours/week to accommodate the Labour Market Integration course.
** From Oct 25, the evening schedule will be 15 hours/week.

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


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: Jan 4, Feb 1, Mar 1, Mar 29, Apr 26, May 25, Jun 21, Jul 19, Aug 16, Sep 13, Oct 12, Nov 8, Dec 6

2021 - Evening: Feb 1, May 10, Aug 30, Oct 25

2022 – Daytime: Jan 4, Jan 31, Feb 28, Mar 28, April 25, May 24, Jun 20, Jul 18, Aug 15, Sep 12, Oct 11, Nov 7, Dec 5

2022 - Evening: Jan 31, Mar 28, May 24, Jul 18, Sep 12, Nov7

Start dates are dependent on enrolment and are subject to change

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.

Students have the option to either complete a traditional practicum placement in a local business or to spend 4 weeks building a business plan and learning about launching their very own international business from Montréal with comprehensive training and support.


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

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

In the business plan option, helpful workshops will cover topics like:

  • Marketing
  • Funding Sources
  • Legal considerations

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.

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