North American Business Management Applied Post Baccalaureate Diploma
Faculty of Business & Professional Studies, School of Business
Post Baccalaureate Diploma
The North American Business Management Applied Post Baccalaureate Diploma (NABU Applied) builds knowledge about how to do business in North America for students from around the world.
International students and new permanent residents with an undergraduate degree completed outside of Canada can gain both North American business credentials and practical hands-on work experience in a North American organization. This full-time two year program can be accelerated to be completed in as little as 16 months and includes a 6-month practicum. Concentrations are available in marketing, human resources,international strategy & entrepreneurship and finance & investment.
Total credits: 36.00
Note: Students with backgrounds other than business degrees are required to complete BUES 305 for an additional 3 credits towards this credential (48.00 credits total).
|BUES 305||Business Essentials||3.00 credits|
|CMNS 305||Advanced International Interactions I||3.00 credits|
|NABU 318||Project Management||3.00 credits|
|NABU 330||Cross Border Issues in Strategic Human Resource Management||3.00 credits|
|NABU 334||Leadership & Teams in Cross Cultural Business Settings||3.00 credits|
|NABU 335||North American Law & Effective Business Communications||3.00 credits|
|NABU 340||North American Financial Management||3.00 credits|
|NABU 470||North American Business Policy & Strategy||3.00 credits|
|NABU 480||North American Business Practicum Work Experience I||3.00 credits|
|NABU 490||North American Business Practicum Work Experience II||9.00 credits|
|NABU 504||Strategic Management, Value Chain and Social Sustainability||3.00 credits|
Total credits: 9.00
|Choose 9.00 credits from the following list|
Note: Students may take any combination of courses from the following list to complete the elective requirements or students wishing to specialize should select their 9.00 elective credits as outlined in the concentrations listed above. Please note that electives are offered on a rotating basis factoring in demand for particular courses, and will not necessarily be available every year.
|BCPT 305||Management of Information Systems||3.00 credits|
|BFIN 353||International Finance||3.00 credits|
|BFIN 386||Risk Management and Insurance||3.00 credits|
|BFIN 441||Investment Strategies||3.00 credits|
|BFIN 486||Retirement and Estate Planning||3.00 credits|
|NABU 366||Personal and Professional Sales for North America||3.00 credits|
|BMKT 161||Marketing||3.00 credits|
|BMKT 260||Social Media Marketing||3.00 credits|
|BMKT 261||Advertising||3.00 credits|
|BMKT 262||Event Marketing||3.00 credits|
|BMKT 263||Professional Selling Skills||3.00 credits|
|BMKT 315||e-Business Analysis and Administration||3.00 credits|
|BMKT 316||Branding and Innovation||3.00 credits|
|BMKT 317||Introduction to Mobile App Marketing & Commercialization||3.00 credits|
|BMKT 360||Marketing Research||3.00 credits|
|BMKT 364||Consumer Behaviour||3.00 credits|
|BMKT 365||Marketing Strategies and Decisions||3.00 credits|
|BMKT 366||Professional Sales and Management||3.00 credits|
|BMKT 367||Promotion Strategy and Analysis||3.00 credits|
|BMKT 369||Digital Marketing||3.00 credits|
|BMKT 370||Social Media Marketing||3.00 credits|
|BMKT 401||Applied Marketing Methods||3.00 credits|
|BMKT 405||Marketing Projects in Industry||3.00 credits|
|BMKT 408||Product Development||3.00 credits|
|IBUS 231||Introduction to International Commerce||3.00 credits|
|IBUS 234||Introduction to Cross Culture Communication||3.00 credits|
|IBUS 243||Global Marketing and Advertising||3.00 credits|
|IBUS 255||Cross-Cultural Business||3.00 credits|
|IBUS 256||Introduction to Supply Chain Management and Sustainability||3.00 credits|
|IBUS 321||International Business||3.00 credits|
|IBUS 340||International Trade and Law||3.00 credits|
|IBUS 341||Introduction to Supply Chain Management and Sustainability||3.00 credits|
|IBUS 356||Global Distribution and Logistics||3.00 credits|
|IBUS 357||International Marketing||3.00 credits|
|IBUS 358||Principles of Quality Management||3.00 credits|
|IBUS 368||International Entrepreneurship||3.00 credits|
|IBUS 405||Applied Projects in Supply Chain and Logistics||3.00 credits|
|IBUS 434||Advanced Topics in Cross-Cultural Business||3.00 credits|
|IBUS 440||Advanced Topics in International Business||3.00 credits|
Total program credits: 45.00
Students may obtain a concentration by completing 15.00 elective credits in one of the following areas:
Marketing Concentration: CMNS 305, NABU 318, and 9.00 credits from the following: any 300 or 400-level BMKT course (except BMKT 366), or IBUS 357; or
Human Resources Concentration: NABU 330, NABU 334, and 9.00 credits from the following: BADM 305, BADM 332, BADM 329, BADM 382, BADM 466, BADM 475, or NABU 366; or
International Strategy and Entrepreneurship Concentration: NABU 504, NABU 335, and 9.00 credits from the following: BADM 306, BADM 321, BADM 465, BCPT 305, or any 300 or 400-level IBUS course (except IBUS 340, 356, 405, 434); or
Finance and Investment Concentration: NABU 340, NABU 470, and 9.00 credits from the following: BFIN 353, BFIN 386, BFIN 441, or BFIN 486
May 2, 2017 - May 3, 2018
Course Registration & Waitlisting
Jul 9-20, 2018
Fee Payment Deadline
Aug 27, 2018 4 p.m.
Jan 2, 2018 - Dec 4, 2018
Course Registration & Waitlisting
Nov 13-22, 2019
Fee Payment Deadline
Dec 18, 2018 4 p.m.
May 1, 2018 - Aug 6, 2019
Note: Dates are subject to change.
Completion of an undergraduate degree from a recognized institution with a cumulative GPA (CGPA) of 2.0 or higher with preference given to students with a 2.5 or higher on your final two years of study. Students with backgrounds other than business degrees, economics degrees or the equivalent will be required to complete a Business Essentials course.
Students must produce evidence of their English Language Proficiency: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): internet=75, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.0 overall, and no one score less than 5.5 and a min score of 6.0 in writing, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=60, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=50, or Capilano University EAP 090 with a minimum B+ grade.
Two page letter of intent. The letter must be written by the applicant, and will be evaluated for thoughtfulness of response and quality of writing. Resume or experience summary.
For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University 2018-2019 Calendar (pdf).
This program is not designed for students who have completed the Capilano University Bachelor of Business Administration degree as this is a duplication of coursework.