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What is iLEAD?

The iLEAD Business Experience Certificate is a unique way to Learn through Experience, Action and Discovery. It offers business students the opportunity to earn credits toward their degree through directed study, honours thesis, workplace internships, overseas study and service to others, all in an effort to provide "more than a degree".

Why take iLEAD courses?

  • Build strong professional and personal skills
  • Experience ​different cultures
  • Internationalize your degree
  • Gain valuable and relevant work experience
  • Demonstrate initiative and involvement
  • Assist with research projects and/or investigate a real-life business problem
  • Looks great on a resume

How do I qualify?

The iLEAD Business Experience Certificate will be awarded to Business students (BBA and BComm​) at the time of graduation, who as part of their studies, successfully complete 15 credits as follows:

Nine credits from the following: 9 cr.
ADMN 3096 Canadian Academic Internship (iLEAD)  
ADMN 3146 International Exchange Study Project (iLEAD)  
ADMN 3336 Special Projects (iLEAD)  
ADMN 3337 Field Placement I (iLEAD)  
ADMN 4336 Directed Studies (iLEAD)  
ADMN 4337 Field Placement II (iLEAD)  
ADMN 4335 Honours Thesis (iLEAD)  
ADMN 4146 Community Organization Internship (iLEAD)  
ADMN 4155 International Academic Internship (iLEAD)  
ADMN 4165 Intercultural International Internship (iLEAD)  
UNIV 2011 Introduction to Community Service-Learning  
Six credits of upper level Business (ADMN, ACCT, ECON, MKTG, ORGS, and/or TMGT).


If you have any questions about the iLEAD Business Experience Certificate, please email ilead@nipissingu.ca.

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