International Business – Sustainable Global Business, Master of Science (Economics and Business Administration)
Global business needs graduates with resilience against the uncertainty created by a constantly changing international environment, equipped with a holistic understanding of business. At the same time, the importance of developing responsible and sustainable global business to meet the needs of companies, consumers, and societies will continue to grow. This is why the focus of our International Business Master’s Degree Programme is on Sustainable Global Business.
We offer you the chance to develop your international competence in an interdisciplinary programme focusing on Sustainable Global Business through three core knowledge areas of international business: Global strategies in a digitized world, Global marketing and entrepreneurship, and Leading people in global business environment. Sustainability and ethics in global business are integrated in each of these key areas. The programme content and learning environment support the development of a comprehensive knowledge and skill base, and offer you a gateway to a global career.
The Master's Degree Programme in International Business is among a very few in Finland and one of only 140 programmes worldwide with the international EFMD accreditation. The EFMD accreditation is a worldwide quality label for degree programmes in the field of business studies emphasizing academic rigour, practical relevance, internationalisation, and ethics and sustainability.
The objective of the MIB programme is to educate internationally competent students and to provide them with the required knowledge and skills to work in challenging positions both in international business and in the increasingly diverse domestic markets, guided by the principles of sustainability and ethics. In practice this means developing a diverse range of knowledge and skills.
We offer you the chance to develop your international competence in an interdisciplinary programme focusing on Sustainable Global Business through three core knowledge areas of international business: Global strategies in a digitized world, Global marketing and entrepreneurship, and Leading people in global business environment. Sustainability and ethics in global business are integrated in each of these key areas.
By the end of the programme, you will demonstrate an advanced knowledge of the key concepts and theories
- in globalization strategies and how to develop global digital business strategies
- in global marketing strategies and entrepreneurial growth in an uncertain and complex global environment
- in global human resource management and leadership, how to create plans to support the employees’ competences and performance and how to develop global leadership
- on sustainability and ethics and the challenges and opportunities which are related to the integration of economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development in global business
In addition, you will practice the following intellectual and transferable skills
- critical thinking, decision making, and problem solving
- cross-cultural communication and negotiation skills, collaboration in diverse teams, and self-management.
- Viimeinen hakuaika: January joint application
Separate application for Master's Programmes taught in English. You can apply though joint application at studyinfo.fi.
Tutkinto / todistus
Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration
Me Vaasan yliopistossa ratkomme suuria globaaleja haasteita ja luomme kestävämpää tulevaisuutta. Olemme vastuulliseen liiketoimintaan suuntautunut tiedeyliopisto. Vaasan yliopistossa voi opiskella kauppatieteitä, tekniikkaa, hallintotieteitä ja viestintätieteitä. Meillä on yli 5000 opiskelijaa. Koulutamme vastuullisia ja kansainvälisesti suuntautuneita asiantuntijoita johtamaan muutosta. Meiltä valmistuu...