Admission Requirements

Graduate Certificate in International Business and Innovation - Europe

Standard Admission 

  • Completion of a four-year (or comparable) undergraduate degree in a related field from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Normally, at least seven years of full-time relevant work experience, with three years at a management* level and increasing levels of responsibility.

Flexible Admission 

  • Under flexible admission, the combination of work experience, education, and professional development is assessed. Applicants must show evidence of having sufficient knowledge, skills and abilities to complete a demanding academic course of study at a master's level and have significant business-related experience.
  • Applicants under flexible admission would normally require at least 10 years of full-time relevant work experience, with five years at a management* level and increasing levels of responsibility.

* Management experience could include one or more of the following:

    • Formal organizational management or leadership roles in which you directly supervise staff, budgets, or complete performance-oriented work with individuals, groups, or teams.
    • Roles involving consultation, negotiation with, or management of diverse interest groups, in a complex environment.
    • Roles in which you lead others toward shared goals and outcomes.
    • Roles in which you influence, organize, and coordinate groups of people.
    • Please ensure that you demonstrate your management experience in your detailed resume, and clearly indicate how your years of experience meet the requirements
    • For all applicants, any acquisition of a professional designation, such as a CA, PMP, or other nationally recognized distinctions, should be noted on your resume in your application package.