strong>Master in Economics and Business Administration - International Business and Management (MSc)
The focus area of the profile is International Business and Management. The profile in International Business & Management provides the students with an advanced understanding of the international business environment by developing global perspectives on business, informed by a deep understanding of the different national and cultural contexts in which firms operate. Students on this profile will have greater knowledge within the main subjects in: Foundations of International Business, International Marketing Channels, Foundations of Organization, International Market Relations, Corporate Strategy & Design, and International Management.
Furthermore, the student will gain knowledge about and skills in using methods and tools which can support the firm’s relationship to the external environment and the interactions between firms, governments and society in an international context. Students will develop a vital understanding of the importance of the human agent (executive, manager and stakeholder) as the key business catalyst and examine the balance between people and process driven elements in an organisation. The student will provide an essential understanding in key areas such as international business strategy and the management of people and organisations. Finally, the student will gain competences in managing operations in foreign markets e.g. sales subsidiary, joint ventures etc.
The teaching methods on the programme vary and will consist of both lectures and teaching in smaller groups. Many students form study groups, either for the entire two-year programme og maybe just for a single course.
The exams will be both oral and written exams according to the individual courses. An internship is often finished with some sort of report and the Master’s thesis is a major written project that finishes up the entire degree.
In all sorts of reports and exams it is important that you are able to argue and refer correctly to source material. Otherwise you may be accused of plagiarism.
The University of Southern Denmark Campus Odense is a modern university with great facilities both for lectures and leisure.
In 2012 a brand new student bar opened at the university and in the summertime there are many outdoor facilities where you can socialize with your fellow students.
The MSc programme in International Business and Management at Campus Odense gives you an excellent versatile foundation for future career opportunities. The courses offer a unique combination of theory and practice to ensure a solid theoretical basis and tools readily employable in your first job.
The competences obtained during the studies in Odense can be used in curriculum development, ranging from becoming an individual business entrepreneur, working as a specialist in large multinational companies or as a consultant internationally.
Whether you want a career as self-employed or as a manager in public or private companies this degree will boost your future career. You can, for example, work in discovery and research of new ideas to planning, management and realization of business concepts in Danish and international companies.
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Last updated December 18, 2015