International Business Development & Innovation

The 6-month Postgraduate Diploma in International Business Development & Innovation empowers professionals to excel globally, fostering innovation and expertise in opportunity identification and international business dynamics.
International Business Development & Innovation

Programme Overview

The programme aims to prepare participants with the skill sets to launch and lead businesses as well as to develop and run businesses or business units with directions towards innovation, international expansion and growth. The programme will be highly interactive, international and interdisciplinary.

Programme Attributes

Programme Objectives


Identify and exploit opportunities for globally competitive ventures


Build specialize skills and capabilities, toolkits and models required to effectively launch and operate a high growth venture in the global business environment


Create innovative products and services to address existing as well as future needs


Develop an international mindset, an important characteristic of effective international business leaders today.

Programe Schematic

Trimester 1 (January to April)
Trimester 2 (May to August)
Entrepreneurship & Business Development
Marketing Management & Innovation
*International & Caribbean Business Environments
Product Design & Development
Design Thinking & Innovation
Financing Growth & Expansion
*Workshop1 – Business Anthropology
Innovating the Value chain
*Workshop 2 – Leadership

Who Should Attend

SME Managers


Innovation Manager

Export Managers

About The Arthur Lok Jack Global School Of Business

Premier Business School in the Caribbean offering globally accredited MBA programmes, Short Courses, Professional Certificates, Research and Consulting. Focus on Leadership, Transformation, Entrepreneurship and Impact.

The UWI- Arthur Lok Jack Global School of Business is an international School for Business based in Trinidad & Tobago that provides access and exposure to resources that encourage your progression and growth to help you make the improvements that you want to see in your life.
This MBA experience affects you and your career, and will allow you to transform your organisation with the knowledge and skills acquired The programme will be undertaken in the evening and on Saturdays, to allow students the flexibility for personal and professional circumstances.

Admissions Requirements

MBA Entry Requirement options

Degree Route

A Bachelor degree from a recognized university with at least Lower Second class hours (2.5 GPA) or its equivalen in Business or Management, Economics, Engineering, and other related areas or any other professional qualification equibllent to the Bachelor’s degree
A minimum of two (2) years working experience in business or managing a business function. Candidates must provide evidence of having some prior experience in business or managing a business function. If self-employed. Candidates must provide evidence verifying their experience and exposure, subject to approval.

Non - Degree Route

Candidates who do not hold formal university degrees but possess professional and /or academic certification and a record of active professional experience may be admitted via the Non-Degree route.
Persons applying via this route must possess at least five (5) years’ relevant working experience. All candidates applying through this route must be interviewed.

Get Started Today!

Our Admissions Office is located at Max Richards Drive, Uriah Butler Highway North West, Mount Hope.

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, drop-in visits are not currently available. Prospective students can speak with an admissions counselor from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday via the contact options below.

To learn more about programme pricing or our affordable payment plans speak to an academic advisor today.