International Business Management, 180 credits
The International Business Management programme is for those who want a challenging career in the international world of business and who want to study in English together with students from all over the world. The programme focuses on business administration with in-depth focus on management issues, and prepares you for a job as a manager, salesperson or to start your own business in a globalized business world.
As an international business manager you plan, organise, delegate and control activities in global organisations and businesses. International business managers focus on coordinating activities leading to achieving company goals, taking into account cultural differences and regional governmental situations. Given the fact that the impact of globalisation is evident in the market place, this job position holds much promise as a fast-growing area.
The studies focus on business administration with an in-depth focus on international management. The learning activities include traditional lectures, but also require active participation in exercises, the writing of papers, presentations and discussions in seminars. During your studies you will also develop your personal skills concerning oral/written presentations, creative problem solving, entrepreneurship and team work, as well as critical thinking, information search and assessment of relevant business research. Close contacts with society, teachers and other students are essential during the programme. You create your network for future business life already during your study years.
It is strongly encouraged that you participate in one of the exchange programmes offered for one or two semesters in another country. This gives you the opportunity to develop your intercultural and language skills.
Employment and Future Prospects
The broad scope of the curriculum serves to provide an educational basis for managers of small and medium multinational enterprises. You are also prepared for a career in large corporations as well as public or non-profit organizations. The International Business Management programme provides both theoretical and practical skills and tools that are essential to a career in multinational enterprises as well as entrepreneurial ventures in an international context.
As an international business manager you can, among other things, work as a manager, project manager, marketing manager, purchaser, sales person or start your own business in global context.