MA Programs in International Business Management

Compare 6 Masters of Arts in International Business Management

International Business Management

Many students will choose to continue their education after graduating with an undergraduate degree. By pursuing a master's degree, they acquire the skills they need to succeed once they begin their career. It also provides a much more focused and specialized form of education.

What is a MA in International Business Management? In many ways, it is similar to a typical management degree, or even most business degrees, but it has an increased focus on which unique issues a company that spans multiple countries face. In addition to traditional business and management courses, cultural studies are essential to these programs. Graduates are prepared to handle cross-cultural problems and logistical issues exclusive to the international market.

Because international business management is nearly entirely dedicated to major corporations that are big enough to be considered international, the possible positions are, by definition, very high ranking and high paying.

Most master's degrees vary in cost greatly and international business management is no exception. Different programs, schools, and even countries will have different tuition and fees. If you research before enrolling, you can find one that works with your budget.

While it is most common for an international business management professional to work with major, globe-spanning companies, it is also possible to be hired by a small company that is looking to move their operation or expand to a new country. Either way, it will be your responsibility to handle the cultural and logistical issues that may arise. Temporary work only during a move or expansion is possible, or you can find a permanent position, usually heading up a new division or department. Alternatively, an international manager can stay at the headquarters and manage expansion from afar.

Those interested in cross cultural explorations as well as business will likely find international business management studies interesting. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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MA in International Business and Management

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom London

This course attracts students from every corner of the globe and reflects the main areas of international business. It integrates theoretical knowledge with practical enterprise skills in a global context, and also gives you the chance to develop your knowledge and management skills so that you can pursue a career in multinational companies, overseas trade and international organisations. [+]

Easier communication, more efficient international transportation, the relocation of production and services, and a significant increase in economic migration have made the study of international business and management increasingly relevant. This course attracts students from every corner of the globe and reflects the main areas of international business. It integrates theoretical knowledge with practical enterprise skills in a global context, and also gives you the chance to develop your knowledge and management skills so that you can pursue a career in multinational companies, overseas trade and international organisations.

Course content

A highlight for many students are the study trips and company visits organised throughout the course which provide an opportunity for networking and extending learning in new environments. Students on this course also benefit from free access to part of the material on the course reading list.... [-]


MA International Business Management

Marbella International University Centre
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years October 2018 Spain Málaga

Develop an in-depth knowledge of the business. Learn how to think and work as an international manager. [+]

Develop an in-depth knowledge of the business. Learn how to think and work as an international manager.

Duration: 1 year / 2 years Language: English Programme Title: International Business Management Degree Awarded: MA Management - International Business The ever-changing globalised world we live in has created a series of issues and challenges for businesses worldwide, impacting our economy as a whole. This, however, has also opened the door to opportunities for development.

Key Disciplines Covered:

Social Research Methodology Marketing Management Financial Reporting and Business Decision Making Modern Corporate Finance Advanced Auditing Methods

This Master programme is designed to create experts in the areas of finance and banking, accounting and auditing, insurance, marketing as well as business management. It equips students with essential skills such as social research, marketing management, financial reporting and decision-making, forming professionals with excellent entrepreneurial and leadership skills who will be valuable assets to any business. For this reason, we make sure that our students are able to apply the theoretical knowledge they acquire to practical work in the form of practical projects and assignments where they will have to research, solve complex business issues through specific methods and procedures as well as to interlink knowledge from different fields. These skills will be put to the test in their final Master Thesis.... [-]


Master of Arts in International Design Business Management

Aalto University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Helsinki Espoo Pori Mikkeli + 3 more

The master’s programme in International Design Business Management (IDBM) is a 120 ECTS credit joint offering between the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, School of Science, and School of Business. [+]

http://idbm.aalto.fi/

Goal of education

The master’s programme in International Design Business Management (IDBM) is a joint teaching and research platform of all the Aalto University schools (School of Arts, Design and Architecture, School of Business, and schools of science and technology). The programme is taught completely in English. The first year of studies consists of a set of intensive compulsory study modules in all three fields and requires a full-time commitment. The second year of studies is more flexible to meet individual needs and interests.

IDBM educates students with arts, business, science and engineering backgrounds as T-shaped professionals providing them with a strategic view into creative leadership and management of international design-centric businesses, operations, and product and service development. The objective is to gain knowledge in multiple disciplines and to learn to connect one’s own disciplinary expertise to a wider multi-disciplinary, inter-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary design business framework. The global approach of IDBM programme prepares students to work in multi-cultural settings and collaborate across national and cultural boundaries. Graduates of the IDBM programme will be able to manage and lead initiatives and other individuals in order to undertake new business ventures within global environments.... [-]


MA International Business Management

Bradford College
Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 United Kingdom Bradford

This postgraduate programme is designed to meet the needs of those who have already completed a business-related degree and wish to continue to study International Business in-depth. [+]

MA International Business Management

Course Overview

This postgraduate programme is designed to meet the needs of those who have already completed a business-related degree and wish to continue to study International Business in-depth. Our specialist teaching team will help you to develop your desired subject specialisation through challenging in-depth study and research.

The Award will give a deeper understanding of business in an international context, including its limitations, relevance and other possible applications.

Courses start in January and September and will run subject to numbers.

Course Structure

The course comprises Core and Elective Modules and culminates in a dissertation in the third semester.... [-]


MA - International Business Management

Carinthia University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Austria Villach Spittal an der Drau Feldkirchen in Kärnten Klagenfurt + 3 more

International Business Management is a high-quality two-year Master study program which is taught entirely in English. It aims to enable graduate students to acquire the necessary business and socio-economic knowledge and skills to specialize in international management. [+]

MA - International Business Management

Why study International Business Management at Carinthia University of Applied Sciences (C.U.A.S.)- School of Management in Villach, Austria?

International Business Management is a high-quality two-year Master study program which is taught entirely in English. It aims to enable graduate students to acquire the necessary business and socio-economic knowledge and skills to specialize in international management. International Business Management is highly practice-oriented. Problem-based learning, real-life case studies, online simulations, consulting projects for international companies, team challenges or excursions provide chances to learn about international business in an interactive way. International Business Management is taught in a truly international environment. Students from all over the world meet with students from Austria and the South East and Central European region, thereby being given the opportunity to form international networks and to get to know firms in the region. The International Business Management program provides a chance to learn a new foreign language. As part of the curriculum, students can choose from German, Italian, Russian and Slovene language courses. ... [-]

MA International Business Management

Newcastle University Business School
Campus Full time 3 semesters August 2018 United Kingdom Newcastle upon Tyne Netherlands Groningen + 2 more

The International Business Management MA has been designed to prepare you to meet these challenges. Responding to the ever growing internationalisation of business and management practice, it celebrates the diversity of living and working across cultures and focuses on the skills, competences and knowledge you will need when working within today’s global business environment. Through a combination of Subject Area modules, practice-focussed... [+]

MA International Business Management

The opportunities, and challenges, for international businesses are becoming ever more complex. Emerging and rapidly developing economies are changing the business landscape. Financial crises call into question the long established dominance and business practices of the developed economies. Increased mobility and interconnectedness of global populations create new markets and production possibilities – but they also increase calls for business to be more responsible and they call on managers to be better at working across cultural differences.

The International Business Management MA has been designed to prepare you to meet these challenges. Responding to the ever growing internationalisation of business and management practice, it celebrates the diversity of living and working across cultures and focuses on the skills, competences and knowledge you will need when working within today’s global business environment. Through a combination of Subject Area modules, practice-focussed Integrative Skills modules and an Individual Project you will develop not only your knowledge but also your experience of thinking and working like an international manager.... [-]