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What will I learn?

Whether your dream is to work in global cities like London, Beijing or New York, or to work for a local company that deals in worldwide trade, the dynamic International Business Management degree at Conestoga will put you on the right track. This four-year, co-op Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) program is designed to prepare students to manage international business endeavors and work in global companies. The goal is to provide graduates with the ability to bring people, processes, and technology together to achieve improved performance in domestic or international enterprises. At the end of Year 2, students have the option of selecting a major in Human Resource Management (HRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Marketing Management (MM), NEW - Sustainability Management (SM) or continuing in the general stream. Program highlights include:

Three paid co-op terms

A major consulting project

An optional bachelor's thesis

An emphasis on effective decision-making through data analytics and the ivey case methodology

A strong international focus including a second language, and international exchange and dual-degree opportunities

Graduate Opportunities

Graduates will possess a blend of applied business skills that will enable them to function as flexible and versatile business generalists in an international context. Specific focus is given to issues requiring cross-functional integration of activities. The program will meet the needs of typical entry-level positions and allow the graduate to eventually move into supervisory or managerial roles within either domestic or international business environments.

Program Outcomes

Analyze business situations, using root cause analysis, data analytics, systems thinking, evidence and context to identify opportunities for innovation and improvement in adding value to organizations in domestic and international settings.

Evaluate and synthesize research findings and/or results to support evidence-based decision making in domestic and international settings.

Apply the skills and knowledge related to fundamental areas of business (e.g., operations, finance, marketing, human resources, sustainability, etc.) To develop effective solutions to business problems.

Develop effective actionable plans and strategies to implement decisions within the organizational context.

Recommend effective and ethical solutions to business problems using critical and creative thinking within domestic and international business contexts.

Prepare and present persuasive arguments, in oral and written formats, to convince the recipient of the validity of their position on specified business issues.

Collaborate with others to analyze business problems, generate alternatives, develop recommendations, and create action plans in domestic and international contexts.

Which department am I in?

School of Business

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$13,800.00 (US$ 10,292) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

8 September 2020, 18 January 2021


Conestoga College

Doon (Kitchener) Campus,

299 Doon Valley Drive,


Ontario (ON),

N2G 4M4, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older. IELTS overall band of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0, TOEFL iBT 88, CAEL 70, no sub-test band score less than 60, PTE Academic 58, Conestoga English Language Test (CELT) Band 6.

For international students

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older

Applicants with transcripts from institutions where the language of instruction is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency with a minimum test score on one of the following language proficiency tests or equivalent scores from another internationally recognized English language test:

IELTS overall band of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0


CAEL 70, no sub-test band score less than 60

PTE Academic 58

Conestoga English Language Test (CELT) Band 6

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Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Georgian College
  • Durham College
  • Fleming College

About this uni

As one of the fastest growing public colleges in Canada, Conestoga is the place to be for aspiring professionals and applied learners.

  • Located in a business and innovation hub, close to Toronto
  • Excellent graduate outcomes and graduate employability
  • Over 90% satisfaction rate from graduates and employers
  • Over 200 programs of study, including 63 Co-op programs