Six-Month  International Business Studies with Internship in New York


Students who complete this program will have a better understanding of the successful management practices needed to compete in the global economy. Through its integration of the study of culture, economics, and world business, this program will provide the student with an active, hands-on approach to understanding the global environment. Course work combines theory and practice with an internship in an international company.

The 6-month International Business Studies Program prepares the students of today to be the successful managers of tomorrow, able to excel in the international marketplace.


•Intensive English
•International Marketing
•Financial Management
•E-Business/Information Technology
•American Business Law

•  Intensive English
This course aims to develop students’ communication skills in English, to improve vocabulary and pronunciation and to work on the key language skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing. Students’ read many selected articles/short stories and are assigned a series of journal topics and essays to write.
•  International Marketing
The objective of this course is to provide students with a thorough understanding of how the marketing process works in a global economy emphasizing the operational forces and framework which can positively impact expansion through e-commerce marketing. In addition, students will develop a thorough understanding of the strategies available to the marketer.
•  Financial Management

This course addresses the various financial decisions facing the corporate manager. Topics include: financial analysis of the firm’s current and future financial condition, interest rate theory, time value of money, ratio analysis, efficient management of the firm’s assets, sources of short and long-term financing, risk analysis, introduction to financial theory, bond and stock valuation, capital budgeting, leverage, capital structure, divided policy, and futures options, and swaps.
•  Accounting
Students will acquire conceptual knowledge needed to apply generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) in the preparation of financial statements and reports. The topics in this course will provide students with examples of the dilemma of balancing the sometimes contrasting objectives of financial accounting reporting. These topics will include recording, adjusting and analyzing accounting information to prepare financial statements. Accounting for various forms of business organizations is discussed. Accounts on the Balance Sheet, starting with Cash, are analyzed for their proper classification and internal control procedures. Students also learn how to prepare an Income Statement, Statement of Retained Earnings, and Cash Flow Statement. Students are exposed to basic principles of Macroeconomics and learn to interpret economic data through these principles.
•  Information Technologies
This course presents concepts and methods of information technologies applied in systems analysis and design, database management and data communications. Internet technologies used in e-Commerce, multimedia design and production, web page creation and development are explored in depth
•  American Business Law
This course focuses on giving the student an insight into the workings of the American legal system as it applies to those doing business in America, or where American law may govern the business contract. Topics include: elements required for formation of a contract, analysis of legal issues pertaining to negotiation of business contracts, consumer protection law.

Participation in one internship at a US firm in New York or at an international firm is required for the successful completion of the 6 month International Business Studies Certificate. The internship is an essential aspect of the International Business Studies Certificate Program and provides students with the practical experience and skills needed for success in future careers.

-Students in their 3rd or 4th year of completing their Bachelor's degree or equivalent
-Students who have acquired or are in the process of acquiring an Associate degree
-American students seeking to learn basic international Business Practices.
-Students with a high school diploma or its equivalent and who have successfully completed at least one college course.

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Start Dates:
September / January / March / Summer session

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