SBWL International Business
The specialization International Business aims at providing students with a solid foundation within the three key areas IB Strategies, IB Markets and IB Resources.
Overview & Contents
IB Strategies is dedicated to managing multinational companies, international knowledge transfer and regional strategies. The key area IB Markets covers market-entry strategies, emerging markets and globalization. IB Resources focuses on international HR management, cross-cultural management and multicultural teams. Besides in-depth knowledge within these three key areas, students are also provided the linkages and interrelations among and between these fields leading to both, a solid overview of international business as well as specialized knowledge. Additionally, students will acquire essential social skills and abilities such as presentation expertise, effective communication abilities and team-work skills. This is realized by using a selected mix of teaching methods including case studies, interactive discussions, team-work assignments, seminars and ongoing presentations.
Recommended Course of Studies
The program structure of the specialization International Business is flexible and allows students to complete course work within two or three semesters. The necessary prerequisite for taking the advanced seminars (courses 3-5) consists in completing the two basic courses (1-2) Foundations and Applications.
The entire specialization International Business is taught exclusively in English. Several opportunities for credit transfer, in particular for the advanced seminars, are offered. It is recommended though to check any specific credit-transfer opportunities following the respective procedure as recommend on the institute's homepage.
Service, Questions, Entry and Credit Transfer:
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