Start Dates
1st and 15th of every month
3 months
London School of Business & Finance
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London School of Business and Finance
Discover more about the global business environment and the essential aspects of international operations management.
It has never been more necessary to understand the drivers of globalisation and its impact on businesses. This is a highly specialised course designed for students who wish to develop an advanced understanding of the strategies used to manage the operations of an international organisation. Examine a wide range of topics such as the theory of international trade and investment, economic integration, and implementation and control techniques.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this certificate programme will possess career-ready skills in:

  • Contemporary and emerging issues in global businesses
  • International financial markets, economic integration, and emerging markets
  • Entry and expansion, strategic planning, organisation, implementation and control
  • Theories of international trade and investment and culture, and the political and legal environment
  • Your programme modules and learning content are delivered via the Canvas study platform, and feature the following resources:

    • Professionally produced video lectures created by leading business practitioners
    • A designated tutor who will provide support and feedback throughout your programme
    • Case studies and discussion questions to enhance your understanding of theory in context
    • Downloadable e-books and free library resources to aid your assignment writing and research
    • Access to online forums where you can share and discuss new concepts with fellow students and professionals from around the world
    • A good level of English language ability is recommended
    • Relevant work experience is an asset, but no work experience is required
  • Upon completing this programme of study you will have gained a robust understanding of:

    • The international Business Environment - the nature of international business, theory of international trade and investment and culture, and political and legal environment
    • International business and markets- international financial markets, economic integration, and emerging markets
    • International Business Strategy - entry and expansion, strategic planning, organization, implementation and control
    • Managing International Business Operations - marketing, logistics and supply chain management (including outsourcing), international human resource management and corporate governance, accounting and taxation
    • Contemporary and emerging issues in global businesses

    You will be formally assessed which will consist of a multiple choice quiz. Completing this assignment to a satisfactory standard is a mandatory requirement.

  • Class Profile

    Based on all online student classes of 2016



I loved the international aspect of studying online. It’s a very rewarding learning environment. I am absolutely happy with my choice, I’d do it again.
— Daniela Rochow, Germany
Brinsley Bailey
I love everything about the platform. It is so easy to navigate and the fact that I can access my work, view the online libraries, and talk to my classmates in one area is very useful.
— Brinsley Bailey, United Kingdom
Khanyiso Welile Giorgi
It would be ungracious to leave without extending a warm hand of gratitude for the cool and efficient manner in which you deal with all our queries (big and small).
Khanyiso Welile Giorgi, South Africa