The program addresses the current needs of the economic higher education system through a teaching process oriented towards the labor market that this highly influenced by changes and new requirements regarding the skills that graduates require. It offers the organizational framework to develop competencies for the identification and exploitation of international business opportunities. The program provides students with the know-how and skills to succeed in today’s competitive and globalized business environment. This is achieved by using a balanced mix of theoretical, practical, and project-based active learning elements.
Contents and structure
In the first year of the program, students develop their core knowledge and skills. The courses offered focus on international aspects of marketing, finance, business law as well as aspects related to leadership practices or European policies. During the second year, students are able to customize their studies through increased flexibility and a choice of various elective courses. Students will have to participate in an internship in order to put their learning experience into practice and they will conclude their studies with a research-oriented master thesis.
During the program, students are trained to apply their solid theoretical, methodological, and empirical background in specialized areas of international management. The program’s close relationship with business partners guarantees students an early contact with potential employers, while senior directors are often invited to lead discussions on the latest business practices and issues. As a result of the program’s international outlook, graduates attract the attention of potential international employers. They could work as counselors/ experts/economists in management, counselors/experts/ economists in international economic relations, consultants in management, researchers in management, experts in the field of investments, etc. Graduates will have numerous opportunities in a variety of organizations, such as multinational corporations, consulting firms, small and medium-sized enterprises, and research centers. Also, after successful completion, it allows students to pursue an academic career in the context of doctoral studies in Management.
Apart from the internationally-oriented curriculum, students will get the chance to experience foreign cultures and perspectives through exchange programs with more than 100 partner universities worldwide. Significant international opportunities are also offered by working groups formed of international students, lectures given by international visiting professors, as well as by international study tours.
1st Semester (30 credits)
Quantitative Methods in Economics, Finance, and Management
Problems of World Economy
Intercultural Business Communication (English, French, German, Italian, or Spanish)
2nd Semester (30 credits)
Leadership in Organizations
International Business Law
European Economic Policies
3rd Semester (30 credits)
Business Psychology and Organizational Behavior
Elective Course 1 from:
Business Communication. Competence and Performance (English, French, German, Italian, or Spanish)
Environmental Responsibility Management
Elective Course 2 from:
Supply Chain Management
Conflict Management and Social Dialogue
4th Semester (30 credits)
European Project Management
Internship - International Strategies
Scientific Research for the Master's Thesis Elaboration
Internship for the Master's Thesis Elaboration
Elective Course 3 from:
Financial Reporting Standards
Knowledge Management in Organizations
Management in the Global Context
For more information, including admission, go to https://econ.ubbcluj.ro/international