MSc in International Management

General

Program Description

Your next career step in management must equip you for an international professional environment, one that will offer unique opportunities if you are well-prepared. If you are looking to pivot your career into a management-related field, our MSc in International Management is a flexible yet structured degree program that provides you with the advanced skills to navigate the complex national, cultural and socio-economic contexts in which all of today’s business and other organizations operate.

Develop management skills in our intimate, international learning environment

The degree has been designed to meet the needs of recent graduates interested in a management-oriented career or early to mid-career professionals looking to transition to a management-related field or the next level of management. If you wish to transition from a liberal arts or humanities background to a business or management focus you will also find the program ideal.

The program features core and elective courses, allowing students to focus on various fields of practice, including general management, sustainable development, or NGO and mission-based management.

Complement core requirements in leadership, strategy, finance, ethics and operations with the opportunity to delve further into potential areas of interest such as managing global communications, economics, negotiation, and international relations.

Successful project managers possess the skills necessary to manage their teams, schedules, risks, and resources to produce a desired outcome. Students will learn the skills and tools of project management by using both practical “hands-on” approaches as well as by applying theory to practice. This course guides students through many of the fundamental operations and project management tools and behavioral skills required in both private sector organizations as well as with NGOs and governmental organizations.

Three practice-focused approaches to meet your specific needs and interests

The program is built on three core forms of business approaches: dominant contemporary management theory and practices, sustainable development, and mission-based management. Required and elective courses in the program offer course materials and case studies relevant to these approaches. The three areas of concentration are:

  • International Management
  • Sustainability Systems
  • NGO and Mission-based Management

Employability

Graduates of the MSc are well-prepared to pursue careers in a wide range of sectors and organization types, including corporations, non-governmental organizations, start-ups, nonprofits, and family businesses.

As a student you will benefit from hands-on fieldwork and research development as you gain professional skills throughout the duration of your studies. This, together with the rigorous academic training, can lead to jobs in companies across the world. You will be well-prepared to pursue a career in a range of sectors and organization types, including corporations, non-governmental organizations, start-ups, nonprofits and family businesses.

Last updated Mar 2018

About the School

Located in the heart of Paris, The American University of Paris is perfectly situated to help you embark upon your academic journey of discovery. We provide a learning experience that places your pers ... Read More

Located in the heart of Paris, The American University of Paris is perfectly situated to help you embark upon your academic journey of discovery. We provide a learning experience that places your personal, intellectual, and professional development at its core. You can choose from over 25 undergraduate majors and four core fields of graduate study, all taught in English. AUP students are those that choose to live and learn internationally. They bring to the classroom their diverse cultural backgrounds, languages and perspectives, and the sense of adventure to become part of a global learning community outside of their own nationality and experience. In this multi-cultural context, AUP provides you with a strong academic foundation that supports critical thinking and practical application, and enables you to become a translator of culture with the capacity to analyze, adapt, and thrive in any environment. Read less