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MSc International Business





Courses by campus and sem​ester

First semester (and campus)​​
  • Globalisation (Sophia, Suzhou, Raleigh)
  • Globalisation: Risks, Challenges & Opportunities for Latin America (Belo Horizonte)
  • Environment, Sustainability and Development in Latin America (Belo Horizonte)
  • Doing Business in Europe / Multicultural Management (Sophia)
  • Doing Business in Europe / Legal Issues in Europe (Sophia)
  • Doing Business in Asia / Marketing to Chinese Customers (Suzhou)
  • Doing Business in Asia / Cultural Aspects of Business (Suzhou)
  • Research methods (Sophia, Suzhou, Raleigh)
  • International Project Management (Sophia, Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte)
  • International Finance (Sophia, Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte)
  • Internationalisation of the Firm (Sophia, Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte)
  • Country Risks (Sophia, Suzhou)
  • Professional and Personal Development (Sophia, Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte)
  • Chinese, and Advanced Chinese (Suzhou)
  • Portuguese (Belo Horizonte)
Special topics (Raleigh)
    • Cross-Cultural Competencies (with GTI-NCSU) I, II, III or IV X
    • Arts & Design of Negotiation
Two elective courses to be chosen among (Sophia and Suzhou):
    • Strategic Consulting
    • New Business Models: Insights from the Collaborative & Functionality Economy
    • Disruptive Innovation and the Power of Lead Users
    • Sustainable Development and Innovation
    • Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice
    • Finance for New Venture Management
    • Open Innovation
    • E-commerce
Total semester one: 30 credits
Second semester - Mandatory courses (and campus)
  • Advanced Strategy (Sophia, Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte)
  • Skemasim - business game (Sophia, Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte)
  • International Business Law (Sophia, Suzhou, Raleigh)
  • International Business Operations (Raleigh, Belo Horizonte)
  • International Sourcing Purchasing & Trade (Sophia, Suzhou)
  • Marcom in Europe / Asia (Sophia, Suzhou)
  • International Human Resources Management (Sophia, Suzhou, Raleigh)
  • Management and Innovation (Belo Horizonte)
  • Organisational Behaviour (Belo Horizonte)
  • Sustainable Finance (Sophia, Suzhou)
  • Doing Business in Europe / China / Business Development issues (Sophia, Suzhou)
  • Chinese, and Advanced Chinese (Suzhou)
  • Portuguese (Belo)
  • Professional and Personal Development (Sophia, Suzhou, Raleigh)
Special topics (Raleigh)
    • Cross-Cultural Competencies (with GTI-NCSU) I, II, III or IV X
    • To be determined
Two elective courses to be chosen among (Sophia Antipolis and Suzhou campuses):
    • Advanced Research Methods
    • CAPM
    • Doing Business in High Tech
    • Launching an Innovative Venture in France/China/Brazil
    • Strategic Management of Innovation
    • Negotiation Practice
    • Developing a Practical Marketing Plan
  • ​Dissertation, 30 credits 
Both semesters: Students on the Sophia Antipolis campus will have access to courses from other MSc programmes
TOTAL semester two: 30 credits 
Approximate course time not including individual and project work: 400 hours

These details are for information only and may be changed by the school without prior notice.

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