Our Corporate Members
Thank you to all of our Corporate Members! Your membership helps to support a wide range of activities that are vital to the progression and development of FITTskills training and professional international trade certification worldwide.
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Acsenda School of Management is recognized as an innovative institution committed to teaching excellence and the provision of quality assured programs of higher education that prepare graduates to work in selected sectors of the global labour market. In April 2010, Acsenda School of Management was granted the renewal of the original concentrations of marketing, human resources, and the Generalist option by British Columbia’s Ministry of Advanced Education, Employment and Labour. Consent to offer two new concentrations in accounting and international business was granted in May 2010.
Advanced Business Consulting (ABC) is a training & consulting firm established to support the implementation of best in-class business management tools for both individuals, private and public sector organizations. Through our affiliation with leading experts and professional organizations in a wide variety of management disciplines, we enable our clients & trainees to benefit from our expertise and become better equipped to meet the challenges in their work environment where quality transformation is the only constant. Website: www.abc.com.af
Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology was established in 1967 and was named after the First Nations people who lived in the area. Algonquin was formed from the merger of the Eastern Ontario Institute of Technology, established 1957, and the Ontario Vocational Centre, established 1965. The College celebrates 45 years as a leader in postsecondary education, and has undergone significant growth since its establishment and continues to grow today.
Arbutus College is a leading private Business School located in Vancouver, Canada. We offer programs in Business, Hospitality, International Trade, Communication and Translation & Interpreting.
We are a unique college where communication skills are integrated with academic and professional business training. With the right knowledge and relevant experience our graduates have been able to find work or enter university in the shortest time possible.
At Arbutus College we are proud of our cultural diversity. Students from all over the world enjoy the benefits of being exposed to different cultures and backgrounds. At Arbutus College we not only provide our students with high quality instruction but also provide them with the environment and multicultural background they need to become leaders in today’s global economy."
Founded in 1998, Ashton College has since become a national and international force in the field of education. Located in the heart of beautiful Downtown Vancouver, we deliver an innovative, personalized, and fully comprehensive learning experience to both domestic and international students. Our standard of excellence is reflected by our outstanding faculty, our industry recognized programs and courses, and most of all the success of our graduates. Studying at Ashton is more than academic instruction, it is an education with purpose.
At Ashton, the focus is on you and your career. Our small class sizes deliver a personalized education designed to help you excel in your chosen field. Our programs/courses are all accredited by or delivered in partnership with Canadian licensing bodies and professional associations.
BEYOND Business & Trade Development
Brighton College offers students the opportunity to develop professional skills that are recognized and needed in the workplace. Boasting a 100% practicum placement rate, our hands- on training helps ensure that graduates of our programs are prepared to find jobs in today’s competitive job market. Through Brighton College’s international trade diploma and certificate programs, students explore topics in international marketing, fundamental accounting, logistics, and global supply chain management among others. There are over 40 programs to choose from at our three campus locations in Vancouver, Burnaby and Surrey.
Canadian College delivers career training that secures jobs for the hard working graduate. With 22 years of educational delivery experience, attributed to Canadian College of English Language; Canadian College ventured into the arena of delivering quality skills training Diploma program that have met with industry standards. Graduating 200 international students since 2010, many of them have achieved success in their careers. Our education and training philosophy is to provide our students with the quality tools that prepares them to be operationally ready for the work they take on in the real world with their employers.
The mission of the Multicultural Education Center of Cegep Marie-Victorin is to provide a variety of college programs to students from various ethnic backgrounds in order to prepare their successful and customized transition to university studies or to integrate the job market. The Attestation of College Studies in International Trade is designed to prepare students to work as an international trade technician. This technician oversees the management of exports or imports of goods and services. The main tasks are: carrying out market studies, developing market entry strategies, determining prices, modes of payment and financing, negotiating with foreign entities, planning the logistics of service delivery, supervising operations and ensuring the application of follow-up policies assuring satisfaction and continuing good relations between all stakeholders.
Centennial College is Ontario’s first community college, established in 1966 in Toronto, Canada. The College has four campuses with international partnerships and affiliates in countries such as China and India among many others. The College has a record of exemplary teaching, innovative programming, strong industry partners and affiliates along with one of the most culturally diverse student bodies in all of Canada. Centennial College offers a three-year Diploma and a Graduate Certificate in International Business through its School of Business. Graduates from these programs work in areas such as international trade law, finance, sales and marketing. For more information on our programs and students visit www.centennialcollege.ca or connect with us on www.facebook.com/centennialcollege.
LaSalle College was founded in 1959 in the Montreal borough of LaSalle offering vocational training, collegial and pre-university education. Today, situated in the heart of downtown Montreal, LaSalle College is the largest bilingual college in North America and counts five specialty schools with over 60 programs : Fashion, Arts and Design; Hotel Management and Tourism; Business and Technologies; Humanities and Social Science; and E-Learning. Member of the LCI Education network, which includes 21 campuses across 11 countries, LaSalle College praises on its direct link with the workplace and the educational sphere in Canada and around the world. Students at LaSalle College have been repeatedly awarded for their talent in various competitions and shows, and many are now working for big names in their respective industries.
The School of Business and Hospitality at Conestoga College ITAL offers a choice of programs to fit most areas of business today. The programs are comprised of one-year certificates, two and three-year diplomas, as well as post-graduate certificates and degree completion opportunities. Many of these programs can be completed on a part-time basis during the day or evening as well as full-time during the day. The ability to apply what you have learned is of paramount importance in today’s business world. At Conestoga, we don’t just teach you business and management theories. We accomplish this by employing individuals who have significant industry and global experience and have a passion for teaching.
Since opening its doors in 1967, Durham College (DC) has been providing high-quality post-secondary education and producing outstanding graduates in a variety of established, emerging and dynamic fields. In fact, employers who hire DC grads report an employer satisfaction rate in excess of 87.7 per cent, as measured by the Ontario provincial government’s Key Performance Indicator survey.
The college is home to more than 30,000 students, including 12,000 full-time post-secondary and apprenticeship students as well as part-time and continuing education students and online learners.
With campuses in Oshawa and Whitby and a Pickering Learning Site, the college is able to offer more than 140 full-time post-secondary programs in areas such as culinary, events, farming, horticultural and hospitality, business, IT, construction, renewable energy, technology, health, manufacturing and automotive.
EDC offers a range of trade finance and risk management services to Canadian exporters.
EDC provides insurance and financial services, bonding products and small business solutions to Canadian exporters and investors and their international buyers. EDC also supports Canadian direct investment abroad and investment into Canada. Much of EDC business is done in partnership with other financial institutions and through collaboration with the government of Canada.
The college has a staff of 6 fulltime instructors, a Senior Educational Administrator, a Practicum Coordinator, an Office Manager and a Director.
Gastown Business College is a PCTIA Accredited Institute.
Toronto’s George Brown College has established a reputation for equipping students with the skills, industry experience and credentials to pursue the careers of their choice. The college offers programs from its three campuses located across the downtown core. George Brown offers 135 full-time programs and 189 continuing education certificates/designations across a wide variety of professions to a student body of over 24,800 (full-time equivalent) students, including over 3,200 international students; and over 61,000 continuing education registrants. Students can earn certificates, diplomas, postgraduate certificates, apprenticeships and degrees.
George Brown College is an accredited partner of FITT and offers both a three-year Business Administration-International Business Advanced Diploma (with and without coop) and a Graduate Certificate in International Business Management through the Centre for Business. Visit www.georgebrown.ca/cfb/management/.
Georgian College is a college of applied arts and technology in Ontario, Canada, with three main campuses in Barrie, Orillia and Owen Sound and four additional campuses in Midland, Muskoka, Orangeville and South Georgian Bay. It is one of the fastest growing colleges in Ontario and has 11,000 full-time and 28,000 continuing education registrations annually.
Georgian College offers academic upgrading, apprenticeship training, certificate, diploma, graduate certificate, college degree and university programs. Its University Partnership Centre is one-of-a-kind in Ontario with university undergraduate and graduate degrees, college degrees and graduate certificate programs and partnerships with select universities. The college has approximately 450 articulation and transfer agreements with 47 institutions around the world.
The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) is a specialized agency of the Inter-American System, and its purposes are to encourage and support the efforts of its Member States to achieve agricultural development and well-being for rural populations. With more than six decades of institutional life, the Institute is responding to new mandates issued by the Heads of State and Government of the Americas, the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) and the ministers of agriculture of the Americas, to reposition itself so that it can meet both the new challenges facing agriculture and the requests for support it receives from its member countries. The Institute has its Headquarters in Costa Rica, and Offices in 34 countries of the Americas, an Office in Miami, which is responsible for the Inter-American Program for the Promotion of Agricultural Trade, Agribusiness and Food Safety, as well as an Office for Europe, located in Madrid, Spain. The Directorate for Strategic Partnerships works out of the IICA Office in Washington, DC.
Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology
Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (MITT) opened in 1985 and has provided education for employment for over 27 years. The dual mandate of the college is to deliver secondary courses and certificates that meet the career-readiness standards and technical training needs of industry, for both secondary and post-secondary students. WTC offers recognized certificates in 23 different fields of study and boasts 88% employability of its graduates. The college has one of the largest English Language Centers in Winnipeg, a Corporate Learning Centre and an International Department, and provides oversight to numerous Adult Learning Centres. The college is committed to ensuring student success through a student-centric learning community that supports customized learning, and applied learning opportunities that are made possible through partnerships with business, industry, government and academia.
Mount Royal University is dedicated to the success of its students. Located in Calgary, Mount Royal is an undergraduate university offering more than 65 bachelor’s degree, applied degree, university transfer, diploma and certificate programs to more than 13,000 credit students.
Mount Royal University's Bissett School of Business offers relevant and responsive education that prepares students for a successful career in today's global economy. Students can choose from four majors and ten minors in the Bachelor of Business Administration program. The school is also home to the nationally respected Aviation diploma program.
Mount Royal students enjoy small classes, access to academic and student support services, and modern recreational and residential facilities.
NASBITE International is a professional organization for the global business community. Our members include global business educators and trainers at academic institutions, trade specialists, federal, state and local trade assistance organizations, and practitioners that engage in or facilitate global business activity. The goals of our organization are: To coordinate and administer the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) credential. To promote an exchange of information and resources among global business education and assistance professionals. To offer professional development for those engaged in global business education and assistance. To provide advocacy and leadership for global business education and assistance to professionals.
Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) is Nova Scotia’s private sector-led business development agency. We help companies enhance their competitiveness through trade development, financing and venture capital. We are also responsible for attracting new direct investment to the province, driving the growth of Nova Scotia's economy.
With sector and market expertise, NSBI’s Trade Development Team is dedicated to helping Nova Scotia companies to enter and continue to pursue growth in markets around the world.
Our mission is to deliver client-focused business solutions that result in sustainable, value-added economic growth for Nova Scotia, and the companies that do business here.
The Nova Scotia Community College is a province-wide system of training and education established in 1988. The College operates on a philosophy of open access to those who need occupational training. While the level of programming is post-secondary, upgrading programs are available to those who have not completed their high school education, enabling them to enter the post-secondary programs. The 13 campuses making up this system provide relevant, accessible and affordable programs to meet the training needs of students and employers in the knowledge economy in communities throughout the province. The college offers a wide range of programs in business, technology and trades, health and human services, and applied arts and new media.
Saskatchewan Trade & Export Partnership is a non-profit, membership-driven, government/industry partnership designed to promote the growth of Saskatchewan’s export industry. STEP assists provincial businesses realize global marketing opportunities through specially tailored services and programs. STEP pursues growth in existing foreign markets and opens doors to new ones. Members include both businesses that are experienced and those that are new to international trade. The team of professionals has the experience, knowledge and international contacts to help companies meet their international marketing objectives.
Sheridan College, located in Oakville, Ontario, is a Delivery Partner with FITT through its full-time two academic-semester graduate program in International Business. Sheridan College also offers the FITT certificate and diploma program through its part time Continuing Education Program More information is available through the Sheridan website.
Sprott Shaw College now trains over 4500 students each year. All locations feature small class sizes, qualified instructors, hands-on training and a friendly, appropriate learning environment for adults of all ages. During the past century, Sprott Shaw College has built a solid reputation with both the private sector and government. This reputation is based not only on training excellence, but also on Sprott Shaw graduates’ enviable record of securing successful jobs after training. When taking one of Sprott Shaw’s programs, you will be pleased to discover each program is dedicated to providing relevant information and quality education with smaller class sizes. Our programs give you the necessary skills to reach your full potential and accomplish your career goals.
St. Clair College is Canada’s southernmost postsecondary education facility, where more than 20,000 people a year come to enhance their knowledge. Our International Business students have the opportunity to learn from international business practitioners as well as having a close proximity to the large American market. St. Clair College is situated in the heart of Canada’s auto industry and houses our recently completed FCEM, Ford Centre for Excellence in Manufacturing. We offer a two year undergraduate International Business Diploma and in response to the growing demand for specialized skills and practical knowledge in international trade, we are offering a highly intensive post-diploma program in international trade management. The College is focused on graduating people with highly employable skills who are positioned to contribute to the growth and success of our economy, within our community, across the country and around the world. St. Clair College – Our Focus Is You.
With six centrally-located campuses in British Columbia, Vancouver Career College offers convenient access to a wide range of career training programs. Curriculum is developed with input from professionals in the areas of healthcare, business, education, art and design, legal studies and trades to ensure that students develop the skills that employers demand. All programs are taught by industry-experienced instructors and combine classroom instruction with practical application. Programs also have practicum components that allow students to apply skills and knowledge while gaining hands-on experience on the job. Visit vccollege.ca for more information.
The World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) is a not-for-profit, non-political association dedicated to the establishment and effective operation of World Trade Centers as instruments for trade expansion. The WTCA now represents 309 members in 88 countries. They are all involved in the development or operation of World Trade Centers or in providing related services. These World Trade Centers service more than 750, 000 international trading corporations.