MAX: Executive Diploma in International Business

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“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.”

― Albert Einstein

  • Compatible with Windows & MAC OS
  • Apps required: Google Apps or MS Office Suite
  • Option to pay course fee in 12-18 monthly installments with no hidden fee.


MAX: Executive Diploma in International Business grants FREE access to MAX: VLE Platinum Membership Plan.

Key Features

  • Suitable for working professionals and students looking to gain additional accreditation in IT competency and Business
  • Individual learning at own pace
  • Certificate provided upon completion with a transcript and a course completion letter [three documents]
  • Life-time online verification facility.

Get started:

  1. Register a FREE account and  join MAX VLE classrooms for course content.
  2. Fill our contact us form to contact your online ICT Tutor.


All candidates study the following topic(s):

MAXINTBUS01 – Understanding Business Activity 0450-01-02
MAXINTBUS02 – People in Business 0450-01-02
MAXINTBUS03 – Marketing 0450-01-02
MAXINTBUS04 – Operations Management 0450-01-02
MAXINTBUS05 – Financial Information and Decisions 0450-01-02
MAXINTBUS06 – External influences on Business Activity 0450-01-02
MAXINTBUS07 – International Business Studies Summary 0450-01-02

Advanced Courses
MAXDP01 – IB Extended Essay EE
MAX Academic Honesty Policy

Course aims & objectives

A learning community dedicated to building respectful and responsible citizens and empowering all learners.

MAX: Executive Diploma in International Business is designed for working adults and students who are looking to take their Business careers to the next level. This course will introduce you to management, marketing, accounting, external influences on business, international business strategies and foreign culture. It will help you broaden your skills and raise your profile. You will be equipped to operate and develop, as well as to deal with the challenges of managing a global business. This includes human resource issues, marketing challenges, strategic management and how to use statistics and also how to incorporate information technology when making good business decisions. This allows you to apply your skills anywhere in the world.

At Maximus Plus we are seeking to admit students whose potential to benefit from our research-led learning and teaching might be demonstrated through a range of qualifications and achievements prior to entry into Higher Education.

  • This course is conducted entirely online.
  • The most significant advantage of our professional, highly skilled online courses is that they follow e-learning criteria which enable students to complete the course at their own pace and the comfort of their own home.
  • You are expected to complete all modules within 12 to 16 months.
  • Our fee is extremely affordable for students and professionals who have an eager desire to lead a successful ICT related career in a competitive world.
  • You can find additional learning resources from our more than 500 free  ICT Tutorial videos on our website.

Why choose MAX: Executive Diploma in International Business?

MAX: Executive Diploma in International Business encourages learners to develop knowledge and understanding of:

  • business concepts and techniques across a range of different types of businesses
  • understand different forms of business organisations, the environments in which businesses operate and business functions such as marketing, operations and finance
  • appreciate the role of people in business success
  • understand different forms of business organisations, the environments in which businesses operate
    and business functions such as marketing, operations and finance.

Key Skills covered in this course

This course covers the main modules of Business, which are covered in the following courses:

  • Understanding business activity
  • People in business
  • Marketing
  • Operations management
  • Financial information and decisions
  • External influences on business activity
  • Dissertation / Extended Essay for independent research
  • Students will also gain lifelong skills, including:
    • confident in working with information and ideas – their own and those of others
      • responsible for themselves, responsive to and respectful of others
      • reflective as learners, developing their ability to learn
      • innovative and equipped for new and future challenges
      • engaged intellectually and socially, ready to make a difference.

Course Type: Part-time

Course Level: Pre-University / Foundation

Course Requirements: Entry requirements include O Levels, GCSE or equivalent.

Course Start / intake: On-going throughout the year

Course Duration: Up to 12-14 months

Course Content:

Teaching and learning activities: Online coaching, tutorials and assignments.

Entry requirements

Internet skills & technical requirements

The course is taught entirely online, using the VLE (Virtual Learning Environment). You won’t need any prior experience or knowledge of online learning, although basic experience of email and Internet is expected. Technical and pedagogical support is available for the entire duration of the course.

You may also need:

  • An Internet connection
  • A headset (best is with a USB connection) or stand-alone microphone and speakers
  • A webcam is optional
  • An up-to-date browser
  • An up-to-date media player (e.g. Windows Media Player or similar)
  • Microsoft Office Applications Suite 2010-13 or simillar.
  • You will use an online video conferencing platform for chats with course tuttor(s) several times during the course – the exact time for this is negotiated with the group. To take part in a video conferencing session you will need a headset with microphone (headsets with a USB plug are the best option). If you have a webcam, you may want to connect that during the video conferencing session, but this is optional—you will be able to see and hear your tutor even if you only have a headset. Video conferencing sessions are always recorded which means that even if you can’t attend, you will be able to watch the recording later online, in your own time. Our video conferencing platform is accessed via a web page—you do not need to download or install anything to use it during the course.

Assessment procedures

Participants need to complete a minimum of 80% of the course work for the Module / Tutorial to an acceptable standard within the time frame of the course. An overall Pass or Fail grade is awarded for the MAX: Cert in Word Processing. In order for participants to be awarded the Certificate, course module must be passed.

Online Readiness

If you have never taken an online course at Maximus Plus, you should take time to review the Online Readiness. We have highlight 6 key readiness tips that can help you to prepare for your online learning experience.

These include:

  • Getting Oriented: Learning about learning online, how to access your course.
  • Knowing Your PC : Navigating technology and ensuring reliable Internet access is important so that it doesn’t get in the way of learning the content.
  • Reading : Access your course and ensure you read the syllabus and instructions presented.
  • Logging in Daily: This is how you attend class… by logging in!
  • Being Self-Disciplined and Engaged: Stay motivated, keep a schedule, and participate.
  • Believing in your Abilities and Asking for Help: You can do it! Don’t get behind, if you have a technical issue, ask for help. If you need help with content or the class, contact your tutor.

Career Opportunities

  • International Business Development Executive
  • Distribution and Marketing Executive
  • International Sales and Marketing Executive
  • International Relations Executive
  • International Brand Management
  • International Care Executive
  • Business Development Executive

In House / In Company

We can also tailor this course to your organisation.

Corporate Partnership

Maximus Plus short courses are being conducted online in various countries. This offer is for institutes who wish to conduct Maximus Plus short-courses at their institutes or international schools. Contact us for a highly competitive business proposal.

Additional information

Weight 0.30 kg
Dimensions 21 x 29.7 x 0.50 cm

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    Well structured course! I am now a regular visitor!

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