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Cambrian launches global business management program

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Cambrian College helps students think big by preparing them for careers in globally operating companies.

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Cambrian’s new program, Global Business Management, is a graduate certificate program for students who already have a college degree, university degree, or a combination of post-secondary education and work experience.

“We know that many companies are exploring opportunities far beyond their traditional local market and we want to prepare our graduates to work globally,” Brian Lobban, dean of the business school, said in a statement. . “The Global Business Management Program does just that. This program will encourage students to meet the challenge of a global marketplace and provide them with the knowledge and skills to achieve their international business goals.

Classes are not just about imparting theory, the college said. They are tactical, designed to be hands-on, concrete, problem-solving learning experiences.

Global Business Management is a four-semester program.

“The fourth semester will feature paid co-op – earn while learning – with a company across Canada that does business globally,” Lobban said. “You also have the option of studying with a partner institution in another country for all or part of the semester.

“The learning is much more extensive than a traditional one-year graduate certificate program. Additionally, all four semesters can be taken consecutively, meaning the entire program can be completed in 16 months.

International students who complete a two-year Graduate Certificate program are eligible for a three-year work permit, as opposed to a one-year permit upon completion of a one-year Graduate Certificate program. year.

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The Global Business Management program prepares students to work with accounts, products, and people in international and domestic businesses. The program emphasizes leadership, critical analysis, business communication, and effective teamwork to effectively manage the human, physical, and financial resources associated with international business.

“To succeed in the competitive world of post-secondary education, we must listen to what students want,” said Paula Gouveia, Vice President Academic at Cambrian. “As an institution, we don’t just follow trends, we also have to anticipate them.

“We’re also very committed to finding out what students want and need, and where they want to go, and we design our programming around that demand. It’s hard work, but it’s also why Cambrian is the college of choice in Northern Ontario.

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