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.
Professors for this International Business programme at SKEMA Business School 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:
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.
DissertationBoth semesters: Students on the Sophia Antipolis campus will have access to courses from other MSc programmes
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