Advanced Business Management

Advanced Business Management Program formally integrates a student's academic studies with paid work experience in companies in Canada. ABM is for those who wish to gain experience in the field of business.

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  • Type Diploma Program
    Campus Vancouver
    Program Length 50 weeks (1325 hours) (26 weeks in-class + 24 weeks co-op work term*)
    Schedule 9 am to 3:30 pm Monday to Thursday; 9 am to 2:30 pm Friday (26.5 hours/week)
    Average Class Size 12 Students
    Additional Optional Certificate of Supervisory Management.
    Graduation Requirements 70% average of all in-class academic modules, and successful completion of Module 7, the co-op term, and Module 8.

    *Please note that the co-op employment must not form more than 50% of the total program of study. Students must obtain a final grade of 70% or better in the academic component to qualify for a co-op placement. Co-op students are to complete up to a maximum of 636 hours, during the 24-week co-op term period.

  • LUC CORIJN Business Management Coordinator & Instructor Luc has been with KGIBC-CTC in different capacities (Business program instructor, KGIBC-CTC Director, and Business Management Coordinator) since August 2000. Before arriving in Canada, Luc worked as English Department Head at a prestigious private high school in Jamaica, and served as Chief Foreign Exchange Dealer with the world’s largest bank in Japan. Luc obtained a BA in Oriental Languages and Culture (Ghent University, Belgium), a Master’s in Theoretical Economics (Hitotsubashi University, Japan), and a Master’s in Religious Education (St. Mark’s College, Vancouver). He has been teaching for 15 years.
    • Learn to work as a team and improve your skills through close coaching by instructors
    • Understand a global perspective first-hand with an ethnically diverse student body
    • Gain confidence through frequent presentations and a variety of exercises
    • Apply classroom theory to real-life situations and case studies
    • Enhance your resume and improve your chances of finding a good job in the future
    • Broaden your network and expand your skills with Canadian work experience

    Future Career Opportunities

    Office management, international trade, small business development, HR development, global consultant, finance

  • ABM Testimonials"Dedication, efficiency and civility. All these things describe the professionals that work and teach at KGIBC-CTC. I had good times in all my classes, thoroughly enjoyed the modern and interactive teaching styles and overall had fun interacting with students from all over the world. The classes were concise, educational and did not try to overload the students. KGIBC-CTC is an experience to remember and I for one, will." 
    John Bieler - Brazil
    Advanced Business Management Program graduate
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    The Canadian Institute of Management is Canada’s senior management association and a non-profit organisation dedicated to enhancing managerial skills and professional development. The Canadian Institute of Management has helped over 55,000 managers to develop management skills with a rich and diversified series of programs from individual courses to professional designation. KGIBC-CTC offers Business Management students the opportunity to earn a Certificate of Supervisory Management (CSM) from the Canadian Institute of Management.

    In order to qualify for the Certificate of Supervisory Management students must complete a series of core and elective modules.

    Complete THREE core modules:

    Complete ONE elective module (choose one):

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    For more information on the Canadian Institute of Management click here.


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