Master in International Management in Africa

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International Management

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

Individuals seeking to enhance their knowledge of the various facets of international trade for corporations and management on a global scale may find a course in international management to be quite helpful. This may especially be a strong option for students with at least some background in management or international studies.

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Master in International Service Management

Stenden University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 14 months September 2017 Netherlands Leeuwarden + 1 more

Do you have a service-minded attitude, are you critical and curious? Are you looking for the best possible preparation for a successful career in the hospitality industry? If this describes you, you'll find that this Master's degree in International Hospitality and Service Management is perfect for you! [+]

Masters in International Management in Africa 2017. Do you have a service-minded attitude, are you critical and curious? Are you looking for the best possible preparation for a successful career in the hospitality industry? If this describes you, you'll find that this Master's degree in International Hospitality and Service Management is perfect for you! Best Rated Master in Hospitality in the Netherlands according to the 2016 edition of the Dutch Master’s programme information guide Keuzegids Master’s Earn a dual degree and get a Dutch Master of Arts (MA) and British Master of Science (MSc) in 14 months. Option to acquire practical work experience on management level at the 4-star Stenden Hotel. Post-graduate internship opportunities in the United States, the Netherlands, Australia, South America and Spain. Our partner University of Derby, UK, is ranked nr. 1 in the Guardian University League 2015 in Hospitality, Tourism and Events education. Career A Master’s degree in International Hospitality and Service Management prepares you for a successful career in the service or hospitality industry. This industry is growing at a tremendous pace with an expected increase of more than 30% of jobs worldwide by 2022. The hospitality industry is undergoing constant change, not least driven by shifting customer demands. These changes add to the complexity of the role of hospitality manager, and as a highly skilled graduate of this course you will be in high demand at a variety of companies all over the world. Strategic job As a hospitality and service management professional, you will have an interesting job in a dynamic and exciting industry. You will be trained for a strategic management position, managing all aspects of the services provided. You will help develop the organisational structure, strategies, processes and corporate culture from the customer’s perspective. Careers Careers open to you after graduation include: Sales and Marketing Manager General Manager Head of Research & Development Corporate Policy Advisor Event Manager About the MA course The Master of Arts (MA) programme in International Hospitality and Service Management introduces you to key concepts such as service, hospitality, service concepts and customer satisfaction, as well as covering areas as diverse as sustainability, globalisation and working with multicultural teams. You will be trained as a specialist in these areas over a 14-month period, taking four 10-week modules. You can extend your education with an international internship or acquire real-life work experience during your studies at the Stenden Hotel, a 4-star property owned and operated by the Stenden and used as a training venue for its students. You will attend classes based on a variety of teaching methods, including seminars, workshops, lectures, presentations, group assignments and guest lectureships. About MSc course Stenden offers the option to accomplish a Dual Degree. In addition to the MA programme you can enrol for a Master of Science International Hospitality and Service Management issued by the University of Derby. A great opportunity to expand your international network. What to expect? Lecturers from the University of Derby will regularly visit Stenden University of Applied Sciences (NL) to conduct lectures and seminars with Masters students in preparation for the field visit. Two week study trip to the University of Derby (UK) - students will be able to visit the UK and participate in an intensive two week workshop schedule at the University of Derby. Lectures will be conducted using a variety of classrom based activities as well as venturing into the heart of the Peak District National Park to build operational skills such as communications and team work. Accommodation has been arranged for all students to stay within the University campus's Halls of Residence. Transportation and acommodation costs for this excursion are included in the tuition fee. Masters students at Stenden University of Applied Science have access to resources at the University of Derby, including library services for academic studies, and the industrial placement office, which can help to advise and direct students to prospective future placements and employers around the world. Both MA and the MSc incorporate exciting electives including Managing Events Organisations. Module 1 Principles of Hospitality You will learn about the fundamentals of International Hospitality and Service Management and the theory behind concepts such as hospitality, quality of service, and customer satisfaction. You will acquire research skills and find a research topic for your thesis, which should concern a current management issue in the hospitality industry. Module 2 From theory to practice This module teaches you how to apply your theoretical knowledge of services to your work as a manager. You will explore how you can improve service levels within an organisation and analyse business processes. You will also learn about the whys and wherefores of sustainable value creation and develop hospitality concepts. At the end of your course, you will write a research proposal. If you would like to acquire additional practical experience, you can spend this period as an intern at the School’s own Stenden Hotel. If you have opted for the Master of Science programme, this starts in this module. Module 3 Personal development You study strategic and customer-oriented personnel policy. You will also learn the specifics of the hospitality industry which has influence on the strategy for human resource management. Furthermore you will discover the financial side of your future management position and will collect data to conduct your research. If you choose to participate in an additional internship, you will spend this period working at the Stenden Hotel. The Master of Science programme will finish during this module. Module 4 Final stage You will discover the finer points of strategic and customer-oriented HR policy and learn how specific features of the hospitality industry affect an organisation’s human resource management strategy. You complete the course by writing a thesis based on your research. Research You will be attending lectures and seminars and undertake research projects at the Academy of International Hospitality Research, the Stenden Hotel Management School’s own research centre. In order to share research data and knowledge within the education system and the professional field, this research centre employs both a large team of researchers and three lecturers. The main domains are: Hospitality Studies: UAS Professor Conrad Lashley Sustainability in Hospitality and Tourism: UAS Professor Elena Cavagnaro Innovation in Hospitality: UAS Professor Sjoerd Gehrels International post-graduate internship If you would like to acquire additional experience and increase your chances of an international career, you can choose to do an additional internship in the United States, the Netherlands, Australia, South America or Spain. You can take part in this internship immediately after earning your Master’s degree. Accreditations and quality labels The Master’s programme in International Hospitality and Service Management has received the following accreditations and quality labels: Triple 'good' rating by the Accrediation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) International Centre of Excellence in Tourism & Hospitality (THE-ICE) Stenden Hotel Management School was awarded the ECA Certificate for Quality in Internationalisation as the first institution in the Netherlands and first hotel management school in Europe. Admission requirements You require a Bachelor’s degree to be admitted to the International Hospitality and Service Management programme. If you do not hold a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business, Management, Hospitality, Tourism, Leisure Studies or a related course but would like to enrol in the Master’s programme in Service Management, please send an email to Your application will be assessed on individual merits. A personal interview is part of the application process. English Language Requirements All applicants for a Master programme at Stenden require to submit an English proficiency test with their application. Exceptions are made for students who have completed their Bachelor degree entirely in English language at an accredited institution. Stenden University of Applied Sciences accepts three kinds of official language tests: IELTS, TOEFL and the Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English. Academic IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 for each skill). TOEFL 550 (paper based), 213 (computer based) and 80 (internet based). Original test results must be sent directly from the Educational Testing Service to Stenden. The TOEFL institution code for Stenden is 9215. Cambridge ESOL score CAE-C. Degree Single degree: Master of Arts (MA) in International Hospitality & Service Management Dual award: Master of Arts (MA) in International Hospitality&Service Management plus a Master of Science (MSc) International Hospitality & Service Management awarded by the University of Derby [-]

Advanced Master in Strategy and Management of International Business

ESSEC Business School
Campus Full time 12 - 15 months September 2017 France Cergy-Pontoise

The Advanced Master in Strategy and Management of International Business is a full-time, intensive and comprehensive program. [+]

A word from the Academic Director "Being SMIB is not only a label that you get when joining the academic programme. It is a real mindset, attitude and way of living that will stick to you all along the years. I can assert this, not only as the appointed Academic Director of the programme, but also as a former SMIB myself. This would be the summary of this SMIB-spirit: business-oriented, open-minded, bold and authentic. Being open-minded is not an advertising catch phrase for the SMIB programme. We really live diversity in our daily life: when on campus, through the various nationalities represented in the programme; when on business trips; when at work, through the many chosen expatriation paths that SMIBs are in… So how do we do it? Simply because our focus is on excellence, in whatever we do. And to be excellent, one needs emotional, cultural, theoretical and practical intelligence. So if you are not fully convinced, read on!" Anne-Flore Maman Larraufie (PhD), Academic Director of the MS SMIB Why should I do the MS SMIB? Get ready to join the global job market with this internationally focused programme, which includes: core courses taught 100% in English a choice of specialised track offered at all corners of the globe with 3 leading partner universities each with a specific career goal in mind an international field trip the possibility to learn French and Mandarin as a foreign language an in-company project to be carried out anywhere in the world the chance to mix with a very diverse student class and teaching faculty Academic Requirements Core coursesWhatever track you decide to follow, rest assured that you will not be thrown in at the deep-end but first be able to gain all the necessary knowledge and skills via the fundamental and core courses. You will start the year with team building and cover the following topics taught in professional and dynamic formats including interactive seminars, simulation games and workshops: geopolitics and cross-cultural issues micro and macroeconomics strategy (building, marketing & management) corporate finance (reporting, analysis & strategy) competitive intelligence business law Study trips A one-week study trip is included in the programme and is the perfect opportunity for you to meet with local based companies and professionals. Depending on the destination - which changes each year - you will be able to discover a wide range of sectors and delve into local issues.In the past few years, students have visited Geneva, San Francisco, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Milan, Ho Chi Minh, Miami, London and Shanghai. You will be able to apply the theories and skills you have picked up and built on during the academic part of the programme in your field project, which is also where 45% of graduates end up getting their first permanent contract. Another 26% go straight into full time employment at the end of the academic time instead of embarking on an internship. Examples of companies hiring last year’s SMIB interns and graduates: Christian Dior Couture, Tag Heuer Orange Sodexo Asia Pacific SAP Veolia Japan Airbus Natixis, Société Générale Sanofi, Ipsen, GE Medical Systems Roland Berger KPMG [-]