Masters in Business & Management

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International business refers to the commercial exchange of products and services among individuals and trading companies from different countries. The discipline provides an extensive understanding of international markets and managing cross-border transactions that support business development. Students will advance their negotiation abilities and learn how business is conducted in an international environment.

As a business discipline, international business draws on knowledge coming from related fields including economics, international relations, marketing, politics and innovation management to name a few. Universities and economic colleges offer online or on-campus stand-alone programmes, or as concentrations for degrees, related to the field of business administration such as MBAs, BBAs or MIMs. Academic courses will equip students with fundamentals in business strategies and development, managerial techniques, knowledge in cross-cultural management and business etiquette. Students will also learn how to use electronic communication, digital tools and globalised financial systems.

International business graduates may find work in multinational corporations, banks or international business companies, as well as governmental agencies or consultancy firms. Job prospects include careers as international trade specialists, international accountants, import compliance specialists, foreign sales representatives or international management consultants.

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Suggested Masters in International Business

M.Sc. International Accounting and Finance

The world of accounting and finance is a fluid, ever-changing one, with new innovations and thinking being introduced all the time. Working in this field, you will need a strong knowledge of how to resolve issues and tackle challenges by using the most up-todate methods. The International Accounting and Finance programme is offered at the University of Birmingham.

United Kingdom
M.A. International Business Communication

The Master's in International Business Communication from Radboud University combines communication studies, applied linguistics, business communication and intercultural communication. In this way, you’ll learn about factors that play a role to create effective communication strategies for internationally operating companies.

Netherlands