Develop a skillset that will help you succeed in business management in an international context. Learn how to build bridges across cultures and how globalization is expanding and changing business opportunities.
- Small interactive classes encourage a dynamic participatory learning environment
- Develop global business networks right inside our diverse classrooms
- Learn from industry professionals with recent work experience and first-hand knowledge of business trends
- Program graduates are eligible to apply for the Certificate in Supervisory Management from the Canadian Institute of Management
Daytime 26 weeks
Evening 48 weeks (Vancouver only)
Daytime 50 weeks
Evening 92 weeks (Vancouver only)
Jan 3, Jan 30, Feb 27, Mar 27, Apr 24, May 23, Jun 19, Jul 17, Aug 14, Sep 11, Oct 10, Nov 6, Dec 4
EVENING PROGRAM (Vancouver only):
Jan 3, Feb 14, Apr 10, Jun 5, July 31, Sept 25, Nov 20
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The course provides students with an overview of business law and an understanding of basic legal terminology. Since contracts form the heart of business operations, a significant portion of the course is dedicated to contract law and various legal issues arising from contract disputes. Class topics and discussions will draw on examples from current news media reports on legal cases. Knowledge of the court system includes field trips to the law courts.
This course introduces students to globalization and to the value-adding activities of businesses in the current global economy. We discuss the impact of national cultures on doing business globally. In addition, we examine the external forces that impact businesses, international organizations, legal and labor forces in the global context. The course touches on strategic alliances and the impact of rapid environmental changes on strategic planning for international business.
This course introduces students to the concept of management by exploring the roles and functions of managers in a business environment. The purpose of the course is to enhance the students’ understanding of the elements of the management processes of planning, organizing, directing and controlling organizational activities. The course is designed to build a foundation of knowledge needed in future management courses.
In this course, students will prepare to take their new skills and knowledge into the job market. Students will focus on defining their future goals and career aspirations, and will learn how to write effective resumés and cover letters, interview basics, and what employers are looking for. Students will complete the course feeling prepared to find work in their new field.
The ability to communicate well is an essential requirement for all employees of an organization. In this course we explore the importance of communication in business and cross-cultural environments; students also compose various forms of written communication and prepare and deliver a formal business presentation.
This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to marketing concepts and terminology. It examines the importance of marketing within organizations and society in general. Students will study the major components of a marketing plan, the marketing mix and consumer relationships. They will learn how to address the basic needs of companies in planning, developing, and managing products, distribution channels, promotion and pricing.
This course introduces students to the concepts of organizational behaviour and their application in today’s business environments. Students will develop insights into how the behaviour of individuals and groups impact organizations. Further, they will learn to apply the theories and concepts of organizational behaviour to develop effective managerial competencies in such areas as teamwork, motivation, decision making and leadership.
This course follows up with students after their work placement. It provides the student with a new perspective of their goals and achievements and prepares them to take the next step when they leave the program.
In this course, students will prepare for the Canadian workplace. This course is very useful to students registered in a co-op program. It rapidly prepares students to apply for jobs and ensures their résumés and cover letters are to the business standard. Additionally, it helps students through the process of applying for a tax file number (SIN).
The business classes in my program provided me with a lot of materials which I found very useful in my master's program. The classes I took at Greystone were taught by instructors who are professionals in different business fields. It helped me to strengthen my knowledge in an international environment.