Certificate in International Management


The Certificate in International Management program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to successfully manage an international business.

International Management Course Overview:

The Certificate in International Management program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to successfully manage an international business. The curriculum offers an immersive experience, focusing on global marketing and strategy, international economics, operations management, finance, human resources and other topics related to running a successful business.

This course covers all aspects of international management including organizational behavior, legal aspects of doing business internationally, financial planning for international operations as well as developing a culture that values diversity in the global environment. Students will learn how to assess market potential; understand different regulatory frameworks; handle cultural differences; develop strategies for entering foreign markets; build collaborations with partners from other countries and adjust their plans when unexpected circumstances arise.

Upon completion of this program, students will be prepared to confidently manage international operations and lead organizations in an ever-changing global economy.

They will gain the skills to effectively analyze, interpret and implement global strategies, develop effective organizational systems, identify resources needed for successful operations, handle cultural differences and navigate various business regulations. Students will also gain insights into how international economics affects businesses worldwide.

The Certificate in International Management program is designed for those who are interested in exploring opportunities related to international management roles. It provides a comprehensive foundation that can be applied to a wide range of industries including finance, energy, tourism, communications and more. This program will equip students with the knowledge and confidence necessary to make meaningful contributions within any organization doing business on an international level.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the Certificate in International Management program, students will be able to:

– Analyze and interpret global markets and strategies

– Develop effective organizational systems for international operations

– Identify resources needed for successful international operations

– Handle cultural differences when doing business abroad

– Understand different regulatory frameworks for each country/region

– Develop strategies for entering foreign markets

– Leverage collaborations with partners from other countries to succeed.

– Adjust plans based on unexpected circumstances both internally and externally.

– Demonstrate a strong understanding of how international economics affects businesses worldwide.

– Confidently lead organizations in an ever changing global economy.

Course Outline:

Introduction to International Management:

This module introduces students to the concept of international management, exploring topics such as globalization, cultural differences and the challenges of doing business in a global context.

Global Marketing and Strategy:

This module covers strategies for analyzing and entering foreign markets, including developing market plans and assessing potential opportunities. It also focuses on how to develop effective marketing strategies for global markets.

International Economics:

This module explores economics from an international perspective, looking at how economic forces in one country can affect businesses in other countries. It also examines the impact of global financial markets and monetary policies.

Operations Management:

This module covers essential knowledge for managing operations on an international level, such as supply chain management, logistics and inventory control.

Financial Planning for International Operations:

This module looks at best practices for financial planning and budgeting for international operations, including methods for cost analysis, capital structure and risk management.

Human Resources in an International Context:

This module focuses on how to effectively manage human resources when working across borders. It covers topics such as recruitment and selection, employee relations, compensation and motivation in an international context.

Legal Issues in an International Environment:

This module reviews legal issues that affect global operations, such as contract disputes, intellectual property rights and taxation. It also examines ethical considerations when doing business internationally.

Culture and Diversity in the Global Workplace:

This module looks at the impact of culture and diversity on international operations, including how to manage diverse teams and communicate effectively across cultures.

Assessing Market Potential & Developing Strategies for Entering Foreign Markets:

This module covers best practices for researching foreign markets, assessing potential opportunities and developing effective strategies for entering those markets.

Business Regulations – Compliance & Risk Management:

This module examines regulatory issues that affect international operations, such as anti-corruption laws and export control regulations. It also looks at how to identify and manage risks in an international context.

Building Partnerships Across Borders & Cultures:

This module explores strategies for building successful partnerships with foreign organizations, including developing collaborative relationships and negotiating effective deals.

Adjustments, Crisis & Unexpected Circumstances in the Global Market Place:

This module looks at how to adjust operations and strategies when faced with unexpected challenges in international markets, such as currency fluctuations, political instability or natural disasters.

The International Management program provides a comprehensive overview of the theories, strategies and best practices needed to succeed in today’s globalized business environment. Students will be well-prepared to observe and assess international markets, develop effective business plans for entering foreign markets, manage human resources in an international context, understand legal considerations and build successful partnerships across borders and cultures. This program is ideal for individuals who are looking to gain the skills necessary to become leaders on a global scale.

By completing this program, students will have a strong understanding of the challenges and opportunities posed by operating in a global environment. They will also be able to develop strategies for managing operations across borders and cultures, as well as identify areas of potential risk.


★★★★★ “The International Management program provided me with the tools and knowledge I needed to confidently enter new international markets. The faculty and resources were excellent, and I feel equipped to succeed in any business environment.” – Jared Brooks, Business Executive

★★★★★ “This program helped me understand the unique cultural considerations of working across borders, which has been invaluable when making decisions and managing operations in foreign countries.” – Jane Hamilton, International Marketing Manager.

★★★★ “The International Management program gave me the skills I need to effectively lead and manage teams in a global context. It was an invaluable experience which has helped me develop my career on an international scale.” – Yasmine Belize, Global Manager.


International Management: The process of managing business activities in multiple countries.

Cost Analysis: An analysis of costs associated with various aspects or stages of a project, such as materials, labor, transportation and taxes.

Capital Structure: The mix of debt and equity used to finance a company’s operations.

Recruitment: The process of identifying, screening and selecting employees for positions within an organization.

Employee Relations: The relationship between employers and employees in the workplace.

Compensation & Motivation: Strategies used to reward or incentivize employees to perform well.

Contract Disputes: Conflicts arising between parties in the negotiation or enforcement of a contract.

Risk Management: The process of identifying, assessing and managing risks associated with business operations.

Cross-Cultural Communications: Strategies for communicating effectively with people from different cultural backgrounds.

Regulatory Compliance: Adherence to laws and regulations that apply to an organization’s activities.

Negotiation: The process of reaching an agreement between two or more parties.

Integrative Project: A project that requires the application of knowledge and skills from multiple areas.

Presentation on a Global Topic of Interest: Presenting on a topic related to global business operations in order to demonstrate understanding of the material.

International Business Strategy: The process of creating and executing plans in order to achieve desired outcomes in international markets.

Global Market Place: A collective term for all of the countries, cultures, and markets around the world that are interconnected through trade.

Political Instability: Unsettled conditions or unrest in a country due to political or economic upheaval.

Currency Fluctuations: Changes in the value of one currency compared to another, often triggered by economic and political events.

Natural Disasters: Unforeseen circumstances such as floods, earthquakes, hurricanes and other events that can disrupt operations in an international market.

Business operations: The activities, processes and functions carried out by a business in order to achieve its goals.

Multinational organization: An organization that has operations in multiple countries.

Global experience: Experience gained from working or studying abroad, with an emphasis on international business.