The Masters in International Management is conceived as a first step in your management development and provides analytical and conceptual tools that combine academic arguments with a practical learning approach to contemporary international management.
This course will enable you to develop comprehensive knowledge of the key aspects of international management essential for a career in international business.
Course modules cover:
- many of the varied and complex problems that arise in management in an international context
- the kinds of solutions that have been developed
- the implementation and evaluation issues which arise
The course seeks to provide you with a thorough understanding of the internationalisation of management and to develop the skills necessary to operate successfully as managers in a modern global business world.
- Managing in the international business environment
- International marketing
- International human resource management
- Research methods
- Fundamentals of international management
- International financial management
Plus one of the following optional modules:
- International corporate social responsibility
- Global entrepreneurship
- Residential weekend in semester two
A supporting module in business communication skills is also available.
Employment prospects for graduates of the MA in International Management are excellent, with demand outstripping supply in the global business environment for masters graduates who wish to start a career in management. Successful students can, in addition to general management, enter a variety of roles in marketing, finance and human resource management.
In this respect the personal development emphasis on the course reflects the skills in demand for flexible roles in managing across a variety of organisational cultures and functions inside multinational companies. This is the emphasis in the stage two residential.
Teaching and learning
The programme is based on an international perspective to ensure relevance in the contemporary management environment. In this context, non-UK graduates play a very important role for enriching the overall international learning experience.
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Last updated October 31, 2016