Program Description

The Graduate Certificate in International Business and Innovation - Europe Specialization is an attractive option for those who wish to learn more about doing business in the European Union. This program offers students the opportunity to gain an understanding of the complexity of the EU and the innovation focus that is present in many organizations. Whether you are new to Europe or have more experience, the certificate in International Business and Innovation is intended to widen and deepen those understanding and ties while diversifying their experiences and offering a unique experience and opportunity for individuals and companies that want to build International Business expertise.

Royal Roads University has a longstanding relationship with the Grenoble Ecole de Management via the Grenoble Graduate School of Business (GGSB) and its executive programs. This relationship creates an opportunity for you to complete two courses through a two-week face-to-face residency in France that focuses on Doing Business in the European Union and Innovation Management. Please note that there is a $3,000 administration fee for this residency to cover classroom space and activities. Students are also responsible for air travel, meals, accommodation, sundries, and international travel costs (i.e. travel visas, passports). The two-week residency will include visits to one or two companies and surrounding cities for rich cultural experiences.

Who it’s for

This program is designed for those looking to build a stronger understanding of the trade requirements and the business needs of the European Union will find this specialization most useful. The Graduate Certificate in International Business and Innovation is ideal for managers and business people currently working in a global environment, as well as those who plan on building their International Business expertise.

Find out more about the core focus and logistics of the International Business and Innovation - Europe Specialization in this video hosted by the Dean of the School of Business, Dr. William Holmes:

MBA specialization

You may choose to complete the Graduate Certificate in International Business and Innovation - Europe Specialization as a specialization in Royal Roads MBA program. The 9 credits earned in this program can be applied towards the MBA program. 

For more information about the program or how to apply, contact one of our enrolment advisors by email, or call 1.877.778.6227. If you are an international student, please contact our international enrolment team.