Programmes taught in English at the Raleigh, Sophia Antiplois and Suzhou campuses.
September and January intakes on the French and Chinese campuses.
August and January intakes on the US campus.
This MSc is a full-time course taught over a twelve-month period. There are eight months of taught courses, followed by four to six months for the dissertation and internship.
MSc International Business has three specialisation tracks: Doing Business in Europe, Doing Business in Asia, Doing Business in America
With the SKEMA MSc in International Business, you will take a decisive step in your international career.
Graduates are easily employable in a broad range of firms and organisations from born-global start-ups, exporting SMEs and multinational companies, b2b and b2c, to international government agencies and NGOs.
The hiring companies are from diverse sectors: consulting, manufacturing, banking and insurance, logistics...
An MSc International Business graduate may work as an international product manager, business operations manager, international business development manager, export-area sales manager, global account manager, international sourcing manager, international purchaser, strategic consultant, international project manager etc.
Our one-year multi-campus programme is designed for future global business leaders, providing students with the necessary general management and multicultural skills and knowledge. Each semester, students can study at a different SKEMA campus in Asia, Europe or America; students gain real exposure and experience in different markets.
The same disciplines are taught in each campus, with strong localisation relevant to the location. The autumn/fall semester focuses on globalisation and the way that the region —the Americas, Asia, or Europe— deals with globalisation. In the spring semester, course content on each campus is totally specific to the region.
Our professors come from all around the globe. They are entrepreneurs, innovators, research directors, CEOs, VPs of marketing, directors of finance; and they have worldwide reputations in their fields.
Classes are small enough to allow for close personal contact with teachers and classmates. In recent years, MSc IB classes have been made up of students of some 25, or so, countries. This highly international class composition transforms projects and team work into valuable cross-cultural working and learning experiences.
The teaching approach is applied and participatory: real projects with businesses are carried out so students are operational, employable managers by the time they graduate.
Students on this MSc will understand the challenges and issues associated with sharing knowledge and innovation across borders and continents. The programme strikes the balance between practical business applications and cutting-edge research and ideas.
Core courses provide the knowledge to survive in the global knowledge economy:
All courses and tutorials are taught entirely in English, allowing students to have a perfect command of the business and technical terminology that is expected from international commerce and trade managers in multinational companies.
Why choose this programme
IBM ,Orange, Amadeus, Groupe Accord, Decathlon, Auchan, Arjo Wiggins
European Union, Ubifrance, Chambers of Commerce, EURADA Brussels (ARD lobbying group at the EU), The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation in Vienna
First semester: all campuses
Examples of International Business electives:
Total semester one: 30 credits
Second semester - Sophia Antipolis campus
Option - Doing Business in Europe
Examples of IB Electives:
TOTAL semester two: 30 credits
TOTAL MSc IB Doing Business in Europe: 90 credits
*All courses marked by an endnote are co-supported by the Jean Monnet chair
Second semester - Raleigh campus
Option - Doing Business in the USA
Examples of IB electives:
Total semester two: 30 credits
TOTAL MSc IB Doing Business in the USA: 90 credits
Second semester - Suzhou campus
Option - Doing Business in China
TOTAL semester two: 30 credits
TOTAL MSc IB Doing Business in China: 90 credits
Approximate course time not including individual and project work: 400 hours
These details are for information only and may be changed by the school without prior notice.
No work experience is required.
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SKEMA is a global business school with five campuses on three continents. We train and educate the talented individuals 21st century businesses require. We have created the necessary material and human resources to deliver an educational programme that reflects the global economic environment perfectly. We train adaptable, talented managers who deliver sustainable performance and make a valuable contribution to societal and economic challenges. Our graduates will expand the boundaries of knowledge and innovation. These managers will be at ease in working environments that are both multicultural and socially diverse.