A diploma in International Business Management Co-Op 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Entrance Requirements:

  1. High School Graduation or equivalent; or 19 years of age.
  2. Successful completion of ESL level upper-intermediate at Cornerstone College or;

TOEFL iBT – 65-70
TOEIC – 750+
DUOLINGO – 95-100
IELTS – 5.5

Admission Documents

  1. Online application form
  2. A copy of your passport
  3. High school diploma for a candidate who is under 19 years old
  4. Valid document for academic IELTS or TOEFL if an applicant has



Success stories

Check what our student’s squad say about us

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!


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.


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.



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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

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.

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.

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.

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