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Post Graduate Diploma

International Business Administration – Program Outline

Program Outline

Semester 1

IBA001 – Business Ethics (Bus 003)

  • This course introduces students to the basic legal and ethical
    aspects of business operations.
  • Students will understand the Canadian legal system & how
    different forms of businesses are regulated, such as Sole
    proprietorships, Partnerships, Corporations.
  • Other covered areas include employment law, consumer law,
    and competition law.
  • The course also emphasizes the importance of ethics and social
    responsibility in business.
  • Students will be able to identify, think critically about, and
    resolve ethical issues that they will encounter when operating a
  • These concepts will be covered through extensive case studies.

IBA002 – Fundamentals of Marketing (Mgt 010)

  • Introduction to the field of marketing.
  • It explains the importance of creating customer value and
    introduces them to marketing strategies and social
  • It also touches the four P’s and C’s in marketing in addition to
    branding, retailing, wholesaling, and personal selling.

IBA003 – Fundamentals of Accounting (Mgt 030) 

  • This subject helps students learn the necessary financial and
    management accounting principles and practices.
  • It outlines the accounting cycle, financial assets, liabilities,
    financial statement analysis, costing and cost-benefit analysis,
    and capital budgeting.

IBA004 – Macro Economics (Econ 002) 

  • Students study the economy of Canada vis-à-vis the global
  • Topics covered in addition to other general concepts are
    Monetary policy of Canada, Government debts, Inflation,
    Deflation, Monetary policy of Canada, Government debts,
    International trade policy, Balance of payment & Trade

Semester 2

IBA005 – Introduction to HRM (Mgt 020) 

  • This subject is designed to help students understand the
    importance of human resource management.
  • It will outline the basic requirements managers must follow
    regarding Recruiting, Training, And Managing employees in

IBA006 – Operations Research (Mgt 051)

  • The course encompasses all the primary tools of operations
  • Topics include Markov chains, TSP heuristics, new LP models, a
    simplex-based approach to LP sensitivity analysis, and more.

IBA007 – Organizational Behaviour (Mgt 005)

  • This course in Organization Behavior examines and analyzes
    organizations as open systems and focuses on Critical variables,
    including organizational culture, The external environment,
    organizational structure, motivation, Group dynamics,
    Leadership, change management, and communication.
  • The student will demonstrate increased competency by
    applying their knowledge and skills to contemporary business

IBA008 – Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism (MGT 060)

  • This course focuses on the strategic management of MNEs.
  • Students examine the vision and mission of MNEs, analyze the
    impact of both internal and external environments including
    Politics, economics, geography, demography and competition
    on strategy formulation, Implementation, evaluation and
    control process.

Semester 3

IBA009 – Managing Front Office Operations (Mgt061) IBA009

  • This subject trains the student regarding the various services
    undertaken at the front desk in any hotel or travel industry.
  • Topics cover guest services, rate structures, hotel
    reservations, as well as audits.

IBA0010 – Hospitality Law (Mgt 064)Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

  • This course focuses on the many legal issues that hotel
    operations face daily and the basic legal principles that
    govern the hospitality industry.

IBA0011 – Managing Technology in Hospitality Industry (Mgt 066) 

  • This course includes technology strategies for the hospitality
  • Topics cover various technologies used in restaurants,
    hotels, casinos, and other tourism sectors.

IBA0012 – Project Management(Mgt 040)

  • This subject is designed to help students understand the
    importance of project management.
  • It will outline the basic requirements managers must follow
    regarding Defining projects, estimating costs, developing a
    project plan, Managing project teams, performance
    measurement, and closure.

Semester 4

IBA0013 – Strategic Management (Mgt 009)

  • This course on strategic management introduces the student
    to the purpose, mission, and vision of any organization.
  • It covers scanning the environment, the various business-
    level, corporate-level strategies, and the international strategy adopted by firms.

IBA0014 – Housekeeping (Mgt062)

  • This subject covers housekeeping in the hotel industry.
    Topics are managing inventories, controlling expenses,
    Laundry, guestroom cleaning, maintaining cleanliness in
    public area, Ceilings, walls, furniture, carpet, beds, linen, and so on.

IBA0015 – Food & Beverage Management (Mgt 063)

  • This subject covers types of food service industry,
  • Organization of food and beverage,
  • Preparing the menu and maintaining sanitation,
  • Safety while preparing and serving food and beverages.

IBA0016 – Training & Development in Hospitality Industry (Mgt 065)

  • This course prepares students to be excellent trainers who
    understand the role training plays in the organization, how to design it, and how to deliver it.
  • Topics covered are assessing training needs, training tools
    and techniques, imparting training, evaluation, orientation,
    and outsourcing.

Semester 5

IBA0017 – International & Canadian Tourism( Mgt 067)  

  • This subject covers the impact of tourism on the Canadian
    economy, culture, and environment.

IBA0018 – Management Fundamentals (Mgt 001)  

  • This subject provides an overview of management processes
    in organizations in terms of its functional areas.
  • The students will be able to understand and apply the
    various principles and practices of management.

IBA0019 – Micro Economics (Econ 001)

  • Students study fundamental economic principles and
    theories Topics covered are Economic Issues & Concepts &
    Theories, Demand, Supply & Price, Elasticity, Price Control &
    Market Efficiency, Consumer Behavior, Producers in the
    short run & the long run, Competitive. Markets, Monopoly,
    Cartels, and Price Discrimination, Imperfect Competition,
    Strategic Behavior, Economic Efficiency, Public Policy.

IBA0020 – Business Law (Bus 004)  

  • Students learn the complex legal system in which businesses
    and individuals operate.
  • The Canadian constitution and the statutory and common
    law relevant to business and consumer transactions are covered.
  • Students are introduced to tort & competition law, contracts,
    consumer protection, real and intellectual property
    legislation relevant to the business.

Semester 6

IBA0021 – Statistics for Business (Bus 010)

  • This subject introduces students to the various statistical
    methods and analyses required in a business scenario.
  • It will cover probability, normal and sampling distribution,
    small sample and extensive sample tests, ANOVA, regression

IBA0022 – English Fundamentals (Eng 001)

  • This subject helps students acquire fluency in Standard
    English and understand the basic principles of grammar,
    punctuation, and writing.

IBA0023 – Computer Applications in Business (Comp 002)

  • This course will guide the student in studying the types of
    tasks they are likely to be required in a professional office
    environment. Students will learn Word 2013, Excel 2013,
    PowerPoint 2013, Outlook 2013, and Access 2013. In
    addition, the course validates skills with the 2010 Microsoft
    Office Suite system to email, HD Conferencing, and calendar.

IBA0024 – Sales Management (Mgt 011)

  • This course provides students with their first introduction to
    the world of professional selling.
  • The course will provide a solid foundation of principles and
    techniques that will have a long-term payoff for those who
    supplement their professional customer service career
  • Project-based step-by-step procedures are integral
    components of this course.

IBA0025 – Co-op placement

  • This course aims to allow the students to apply their
    knowledge and skills acquired from all the courses within the
    program of study.
  • This 320-hour practicum will help students develop hands-
    on experience and core knowledge and skills as enumerated in the program.

International Business Administration

Credential Awarded: Post-secondary Diploma

Duration: Full-time / 2 years

Program Intakes: 

Intake 1 March 14, 2022
Intake 2 September 12, 2022

Kindly Note

Due to COVID-19, all training classes have been moved online (live, interactive, and instructor-led) or onsite until further notice. Hybrid Learning Mode will be used for programs that include hands-on training (theory will be delivered online and hands-on training will be delivered on-site). Students who wish to receive onsite instruction may request the college. Please get in touch with us for more information!

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