If you’re looking for an International Business degree that focuses on the application of theory into practice, then this is a highly suitable programme. The programme is heavily focused on the application of theory into practice and how the skills developed throughout your studies will be used to best advantage in a professional environment.
The Course Provides
The course will deepen your knowledge and understanding of the management and operational requirements necessary to trade successfully in international markets. You’ll develop a broad set of skills that will enable you to get involved in the whole business process, from initial engagement with a new market right through to the delivery of a product or service.
You’ll learn to identify business opportunities, formulate strategic options and define business winning propositions, as well as to manage, lead change and improve operational and supply chain processes within international business.
Core Modules: 1. International Trade 2. International Joint Ventures 3. Legal Aspects of a Global Business 4. Strategic Marketing 5. Transport Techniques and Management 6. Financial Analysis and Control Systems;
Plus 3 elective modules from: 1. Global e-Business 2. Problem Solving with Statistics 3. Leading Change 4. LEAN Principles and Application 5. Logistics and Operations Management 6. Organisations, People and Performance 7. Product Design and Development Management 8. Project Planning, Management and Control 9. Procurement and Inventory Management 10. Quality, Reliability and Maintenance 11. Reputation and Relationship Management 12. Service Design and Delivery 13. Storage and Warehousing Techniques 14. Supply Chain Integration 15. Supply Chain Management 16. Leading Change 17. Operations Strategy for Industry
The taught component of the course is a mixture of traditional lectured material, syndicate/group work, large-scale delivery, practical work, online learning and forum activities. Module leaders are experts in their fields and are supported by external speakers working in organisations at the forefront of their fields.
Industrial visits are available to all students and the course is assessed through post module assignments.
Each module will usually last one week.
After You Graduate
After graduating, a wide range of career options will be open to you, including managerial roles within: transportation and logistics; business development, relationship management and negotiation; strategy implementation; customs and the legal aspects of international business. The onus on the practical application of theory means that you’ll be in the advantageous position of being able to take on a useful professional role right from the outset, maximising your employment prospects.