This course is delivered by specialist academics from the Liverpool Business School, who have an in-depth grasp of the strategic acumen required to deploy and manage global strategies in the twenty-first century.
•Strong emphasis on developing the skills and knowledge required for entry into a successful career in international business management •Innovative learning and teaching approaches applying theoretical concepts through contemporary business simulations •Study in Liverpool, a key city for international business and trade, placing you and your studies within a truly global commercial setting •Research and internship opportunities in Merseyside and surrounding areas
The Liverpool Business School has a thriving and well-connected academic community, dedicated to developing the best, most creative and forward thinking business leaders of tomorrow.
The study of International Business and Management enables you to explore, with depth, the operational and strategic breadth of modern global business. You will explore operational contexts that will enable you to perform as a highly effective, internationally informed, manager. You will understand the principles and practice of business management and operation for different business sizes and models including small businesses and MNCs.
The programme enables you to collect, appraise and analyse multi-source data and this enables you to cultivate your problem-solving and decision-making skills. The programme also allows you to reflect on your progress and develop intellectual skills through your engagement with case studies or ‘real world’ project work. In an academic context you will critically appraise published academic and business literature, as well as organisation policy and practice.
What you will study on this degree
Please see guidance below on core and option modules for further information on what you will study.
Management Theory and Leadership
Explores the meaning of management and leadership by providing grounding in essential business management functions from a cross-functional and integrated perspective. The module creates a foundation in management theory and practice
Economics and Finance
Critically appraises financial information in the context of the economic environment
Introduces the strategy process in a range of organisational contexts assisting you in the acquisition of practical experience in dealing with strategic management issues
Managing Business Research 1 and 2
Provides you with the knowledge and skills required to perform a systematic review of literature for a business management related topic at Masters level
Develops your proficiency in core associate level management competencies and awareness of the interrelated functional dependencies within a business environment, which enable informed management decision making
Managing across Cultures
Fosters a critical approach to understanding and analysing culture and how culture might impact management and communication in an international business environment
International Business and Trade
Gain a critical understanding of how global forces shape business environments in a world where national economies are interconnected and interdependent
International Research Project
Allows you to develop and refine a topic for research. Building on the preparatory modules, Managing Business modules, you will develop your critical skills as a researcher
Further guidance on modules
The information listed in the section entitled 'What you will study' is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal Academic Framework review, so may be subject to change. Students will be required to undertake modules that the University designates as core and will have a choice of designated option modules. Additionally, option modules may be offered subject to meeting minimum student numbers.
Academic Framework reviews are conducted by LJMU from time to time to ensure that academic standards continue to be maintained.