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.

  • 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
  • Highly qualified instructors with several years of professional industry experience provide an enriched learning experience
  • Workshops in French to boost employability in Montréal



Program Length

Daytime 36 weeks

Evening 64 weeks

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


Start Dates

2020 - Daytime Program:

Jan 27, Feb 24, Mar 23, Apr 20, May 19, Jun 15, Jul 13, Aug 10, Sep 8, Oct 5, Nov 2, Nov 30

2021 - Daytime Program:

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

2020 - Evening Program:

Apr 4, Jun 15, Aug 10, Sep 28, Nov 30

2021 - Evening Program:

Feb 1, Mar 22, May 10, Jul 5, Aug 30,
Oct 25


Program Courses

A strong grasp of computer software is needed in any business in order to perform tasks efficiently. In this course, students will become familiar with the essentials such as Outlook, Microsoft Word, and Excel. Students will also learn how to improve their written communications and use social media in a professional context.


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.


The ability to negotiate effectively is essential in the industry. The purpose of this course is to enhance the students’ understanding of the elements of the negotiation process. Students will be able to apply theories and techniques to devise effective negotiation strategies.


The course will cover the financial benefits / risks a company can be subject to in its international trade operations. Students will learn the tools to conduct international transactions and compare products and services offered by financial institutions or governmental organizations.


Students will focus on defining their future goals and career aspirations, and will learn how to write effective résumés and cover letters, interview basics, and how best to find work in their new field.


This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to marketing concepts and terminology. It examines the importance of marketing strategies within organizations and society in general. Students will study the major components of a marketing plan, the marketing mix and consumer relationships.


Putting theory into practice, students will conduct research, analyze data and specific market trends. As part of this course, students will also gain an understanding of the process behind producing feasibility reports.


This course will give students the opportunity to apply the knowledge they’ve learned, in a team project initiative. Collaborating together, students will create an international business strategy.


Analysis and critical thinking are vital to business success. In this course, students will gain the fundamental research skills needed to present quantitative findings. Students will also learn how to evaluate data, and produce relevant reports in order to gain valuable insight for business strategy.


This course introduces students to the concepts of goods transportation management and logistics planning (movement, storage, delivery, packaging, shipping and handling).


In this course, students will prepare to take their new skills and knowledge into the job market in a practicum related to their program. Students will be required to complete job tasks as assigned to them by the employer.

Are you an employer interested in hiring a Greystone College co-op student or recent graduate? Learn more about this great opportunity for your business!

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