Master of Science in International Business
Master of Science in International Business : Introduction
- Full time
- Start of classes
- 14 September 2020 (to be confirmed)
- End of classes
- 28 June 2021 (to be confirmed)
- Class times
- Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 1 pm. (Class times may exceptionally change due to academical requirements)
- Program type
- Official Master’s Degree
- 60 ECTS
- On campus
- Tuition fees
- Ciutadella Campus
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Offered jointly between the UPF Department of Economics and Business, the ESCI-UPF, and the UPF Barcelona School of Management, the Master of Science in International Business is a one-year, full time program entirely taught in English. It is targeted at graduates from different spheres of knowledge who wish to obtain the knowledge, techniques, skills and critical attitudes to understand and be successful in the current context of the global company. The program includes a curricular internship and a one-week international business trip to a foreign country.
Practically focused and internationally oriented, the Master of Science in International Business is organized so that students learn about all the processes and strategic decisions involved in business internationalization. Throughout the program, students learn how to operate in international markets, manage cross-cultural teams and communicate and negotiate internationally. The program's curriculum unfolds parallel to the internationalization process of a company: internal and external diagnosis (1st term), strategic planning (2nd term) and business operation (3rd term).
The Master of Science in International Business benefits from the outstanding, hand-picked faculty of UPF's world ranked Department of Economics and Business and the professional international business expertise of ESCI-UPF. The program's faculty is known for their scientific approach, their constant contribution to creating knowledge and their proven ability to stimulate and convey knowledge.
Why this programme?
- Excellent teaching staff. You will learn from the faculty of the UPF's Department of Economics and Business and ESCI-UPF, and from experienced professionals in the areas of management, commerce, operations and marketing, among others.
- Full immersion into internationalization. It will help you understand how to implement commercial, financial, human resources and operational strategies for the internationalization of organizations. You will develop an International Business Plan as your final MSc thesis.
- Management and communication skills. It will provide you with the skills needed to manage, communicate and negotiate in a multicultural and international business environment.
- Connection with the professional world. The MSc requires you to complete a curricular internship, which provides a relevant work experience in the field of international business.
- Business Trip. You will participate in an international business trip where you will visit institutions that facilitate internationalization and attend talks with top managers of international companies.
- To interpret current political, economic and social affairs in an international business key.
- To be able to identify, analyze and develop business opportunities in international markets.
- To acquire and put into practice the analytical tools required to develop and implement an International Business Plan.
- To develop the management skills necessary for communication and negotiation in a multicultural business environment.
- To obtain relevant work experience in the field of international business on completing the professional internship.
Who will your classmates be?
The Master of Science in International Business is aimed at recent graduates and junior professionals of diverse backgrounds who wish to acquire a realistic, practical and professional perspective of international business.
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