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Graduate Diploma in Global Business Management

Preparing you for global business opportunities

If you are looking to actively and constructively participate in global business opportunities, the Global Business Management graduate diploma in business administration at Kwantlen Polytechnic University is designed for you. Through this program you will be trained for cross-border transactions of goods and services, as well as the overall design of strategies for local, regional and global markets.

Global business management is considered a specialty within business because international managers pay close attention and make strategic decisions based on different legal systems, languages, cultures, economic and geographical environments, corporate cultures, complex and inter-related financial systems and more.

International and global business is shaped by the process of globalization. The graduate diploma in Global Business Management will help you participate in business by identifying and adapting to the opportunities and challenges globalization brings to organizations.

Career opportunities in global business management

Upon successful completion of the program, you are eligible to receive a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration – Global Business Management. The program aligns with six of the top 100 high opportunity jobs identified by the Province of British Columbia: business development officers, marketing research and consultants; business management consulting; advertising, marketing and public relations managers; corporate sales managers; purchasing agents and officers; purchasing managers.

Profile of a successful global business management student

The following characteristics are likely to support your successful completion of the Global Business Management graduate diploma in business administration at KPU:

  • Strong undergraduate studies. A business management background is not required, but having one will allow you to build your knowledge and skills faster.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Work experience – recommended but not required.
  • A strong interest in globalization, international business and intercultural communication.
  • A willingness to learn, research and apply knowledge in a competitive environment.

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