International Business Management Co-op Diploma

A diploma in International Business Management Diploma is a challenging and exciting professional qualification. In this program, we assist you to master your entrepreneurial skill to respond to the current market demands with modernized and individualized business management courses.

6 Months
Academic Education

(Part-time Work Permit)

6 Months
Paid Co-op

(Full-time Work Permit)

Program Overview

World-Class Business Management Diploma

Students in the International Business Management Co-op Diploma program in Canada build essential skills for business relations and develop the confidence to present clear and concise information in business environments. The program is designed for international English-speaking students to prepare for positions in job markets associated with business management.

Each individual international business management course will help students to master the following skills below:

  • Assessing the intellectual assets of a firm
  • The cross-culture communication
  • Enhancing their public speaking
  • Strengthening students’ technical and human management skills
  • Network and business communication skills
  • Financial statement analysis and budgeting align strategies

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International Business Management Courses in Canada

Each of the International Business Management Courses in Canada for international students will contribute to different skill sets to be applied to different industries. Students will not only improve their crucial skills such as project management, neuromarketing techniques and more but also practice what they learned in the classroom environment.

BUS 2000 Accounting Fundamentals · 100hr

In this course, the students will have a focus on financial literacy, the tax system in Canada and in each province, financial implications on the income. They will also learn about financial documents and apply the theory to a practical case.

At the end of the class, the students will be knowledgeable about:
  • Managerial accounting
  • Cost concepts and their applications
  • Cost behavior and analysis
  • Budgeting align with strategy
  • Financial statements analysis
BUS 2001 Strategic Business · 100hr

Strategic Business Management is designed to illustrate Canadian-centered “strategy spotlights” to accommodate the rise of distinct organizational values in business management. This course focuses on economic, political, historical, and social evolution. Key strategic concepts are introduced in a clear and concise manner. These concepts will include SWOT analysis, five forces analysis, the resource-based view of the firm, value chain analysis, and competitive advantage. From a uniquely Canadian perspective, the material reflects on both the traditional bases and key themes in the importance of technologies, digital business, competitive advantages in the twenty-first century.

At the end of the course, the students will be knowledgeable about:
  • The analysis of internal and external environments
  • How to assess the intellectual assets of a firm
  • How to create and sustain competitive advantages
  • Diversification
  • How to create value in a global environment
BUS 2002: Marketing Essentials · 100hr

This course covers methods, processes, key tactics and tools used when conducting accurate and efficient online marketing research. The importance of data gathering, statistical information, survey techniques, sample analysis, predictions and data collection are examined. The course also covers reporting and research design as well as understanding valuable research tools and techniques. Also, students will learn the fundamentals of neuromarketing.

At the end of the class, the students will be knowledgeable about:
  • Basic neuromarketing concepts
  • Understand consumer behavior
  • Marketing Research
  • Pricing products
  • Market targeting and positioning
BUS 2003 Business Communications · 100hr

This case-based, interactive course introduces students to contemporary strategies of successful communication in professional contexts. Students learn how to analyze audience, situation, and medium to create messages that respond to practical challenges and build productive relationships. Students develop sensitivity to language and tone, learn to organize and convey ideas and information, and select the best means to accomplish their intended purposes.

At the end of the class, the students will be knowledgeable about:
  • The evolution of the management thought
  • The leadership styles
  • The cross-cultural communication
  • How to enhance their public speaking
  • The cross-channel communication
BUS 2004 Business Entrepreneurship · 100hr

In this course, the students will learn the steps to create a business and improve a small business. This class is practical and give an opportunity to get a valuable experience for the job market both from a business creation as well as from a financing viewpoint.

At the end of the class, the students will be knowledgeable about:
  • Business plan writing
  • How to start a business in Canada
  • The evaluation of business opportunities
  • How to manage a small business
BUS 2005 Project Management · 100hr

This is a fundamental course that provides an overview of best practices in professional project management. We will be covering the different processes, different approaches and methodologies. This course will help students how to align project goals and objectives with business goals. Over the month, the students will learn how to reach project goals in a very effective and efficient manner while dealing with the environment. With this course, students will be able to learn how to define deliverables, describe the key tasks of a project manager to drive the projects to completion and satisfy all stakeholders involved.

At the end of the class, the students will be knowledgeable about:
  • The different project management methodologies
  • How to deliver business solutions effectively
  • How to increase effectiveness through technics
  • How to strengthen their technical and human management skills

* Programs subject to change.

Get your business management certifications in Canada

Get Your International Business Certifications

Throughout the International Business Management Co-oop Diploma Program, our students will be entitled to access numerous amount of opportunities. Our hand-crafted curriculum also gets blended with additional certifications to boost your career in Canada.

Students will be able to achieve one of the top accounting certifications, Quickbooks along with Harvard Business School Online and Small Business BC certifications in Canada.

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Career after the program

A career in the international business industry

Average front desk agent yearly salary in Canada C$30,201

Positions For Business Management

Studying International Business Management in Canada will assist you to achieve your career goals. All co-op programs in Vancouver for international students bring amazing opportunities to get hired in Canada.

  • Accounting
  • Administration
  • Finance
  • Business Development
  • Human Resources
  • Culinary Arts
  • Production and distribution
  • Customer Service

Success stories

Student Testimonials

  • "The international business management diploma program allowed me to learn a wide range of activities and strategies around the business market scope. Now I have a solid grounding in understanding both local and international markets. I'm ready to join the market and start working on my own business!

    Felipe International Business Management Student
  • "I was inspired to take a chance and decided to register with the International Business Management Diploma at CICCC. Today, I can proudly tell that within three months the diploma has matched my expectation. I never experienced being in classes where you have total freedom of speech, a right to express opinions, and a high optimism about potential future success.

    Samer International Business Management Student
  • The International Business Management program has been an enriching experience; each month has presented new challenges and opportunities for developing my analytical skills. We work with impactful case studies and group projects and are introduced to Canadian culture in a business context.

    Elizabeth International Business Management

Schedule your education

International Business Management Starting Dates

Season Starting Dates
Winter Jan 30th, 2023
Feb 27th, 2023
Spring April 3rd, 2023
May 3rd & 29th, 2023
Summer July 4th, 2023
August 28th, 2023
Fall September 25th, 2023
October 23rd, 2023
November 20th, 2023

* The schedule may be subject to change.

** Based on the start date the student will begin with the course schedule and continue with the following courses. Refer to the brochure below for more information.

Monday – Friday Time
Morning 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Afternoon 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Evening 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM

* Shifts may be subject to change for each intake. 

Scholarship options are available

Admission Requirements

  1. High School Graduation or equivalent; or 18 years of age.
  2. Successful completion of intermediate-level English course at Cornerstone College or;
    • Academic IELTS 5.5
    • TOEFL IBT 65
    • Qualification for ESL level upper-intermediate on the CICCC placement test

Admission Documents

  1. Online application form
  2. A copy of your passport
  3. High school diploma for a candidate who is under 18 years old
  4. Valid document for academic IELTS or TOEFL if an applicant has

Do you have any questions?

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What are the benefits of International Business Management Courses in Canada for international students?

There is no doubt that Canada is one of the world’s most prosperous economies. As the world’s 10th largest economy, it has a GDP of $3 trillion and it makes Canada one of the best business habitats to establish a company as an entrepreneur. On top of that, our hand-crafted and specialized business management courses give a chance to international students to gain more practical skills to make a difference in many industries.

The list of International Business Management courses in Canada

  • Accounting fundamentals
  • Strategic business management
  • Marketing essentials
  • Business communications
  • Business entrepreneurship
  • Project management
How to get the best performance from co-op programs in Vancouver as an international student?

The purpose of co-op programs in Canada is to assist international students to adopt Canadian industries and get work experience while studying in Canada. Involving with real-life projects with the support of teachers’ expertise is a key factor for personal and professional development.

How to find a job as an international business management student in Canada?

Finding a job in the business management field is not that difficult as many students think. The program’s students are getting the most updated knowledge and experience from our co-op advisors during their academic period.

Can I study online or in-class education during my academic period?

Absolutely, you can choose your learning method. Here at Cornerstone, we have a blended-teaching method that gives flexibility for our students to pick the most comfortable way to learn for each person. Our online booking system helps students reserve their spot in class for any day available.

Do we have to pay anything for additional certifications?

There is no additional payment required for any industry-recognized certifications. Cornerstone College provides them all for its students.

How much students earns during their co-op in this diploma program?

It is totally depending on your personal, communication, and industry-related skills. Students in the International Business Management Co-op Diploma program earn 16.50CAD/per hour on average.

Will my co-op be paid?

Yes, your co-op work must be paid.

Can I extend my program after graduation?

Yes, you can absolutely extend your program. In fact, we encourage our students to study multiple diploma programs as they can expand their knowledge and expertise to find better jobs in Canada.

This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.