The importance of international business is greater than ever, whether it be a company thinking about selling abroad, following other organisations that are internationalising or cross-border mergers and acquisitions. It's hard to think of any small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are not involved in international business...
Harminder Singh, a senior teacher at Warwick Business School
With Globalisation, international business courses have become increasingly popular - and for good reason. For example, with a Master in International Business, students can develop a better understanding of the global business mindset and where it's heading. Furthermore, students gain deeper insights into how people and businesses are interconnected, despite geographical boundaries. If you are thinking about pursuing a Master in International Business, this blog sheds light on career options and what they entail.
Master in International Business syllabus
The syllabus for a Master in International Business includes wide-ranging management topics that are studied from an international point of view. The focus of this course is mainly on the skills and knowledge that students can learn, which will help them in their future corporate careers. Fundamental management principles and techniques are taught from an international perspective to help students understand concepts from a global viewpoint. Some sample modules include economics and finance, innovation and technology management, international management, foreign languages, accounting, research methodology and more. For a full overview of the syllabus, you can view the programme structure of the Master in International Business course offered at GISMA, in partnership with Grenoble Ecole de Management, here.
Here, we have almost 37 nationalities and that has taught me how to cope with the intercultural management that I will be facing in my future career...
Akhil from India, MIB student at GISMA
What are some of the major job roles available after completing a Masters in International Business?
Earning a masters degree in this field can open up a lot of avenues and job opportunities. Some potential job roles include:
International marketing director
Financial controller or manager
Business development manager
International trade and customs manager
Policy advisor or analyst
Human resources officer or manager
Public relations (PR) account executive
If you are interested in pursuing an international business career, GISMA and Grenoble Ecole de Management jointly offer the Master in International Business.
GISMA’s mission is to empower management professionals to respond to the special challenges and stringent demands of today’s highly global business environment. Germany is recognised for its high-quality education, and you can experience this at GISMA Business School, with sites based in Berlin, Hannover, Hamburg and London.