MSc International Business





Courses by campus and sem​ester


First semester - Autumn, (and campus)

Mandatory core courses
  • Research Methods (Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte, Paris)
  • International Project Management (Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte, Paris)
  • Internationalisation of the Firm (with local firms) (Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte, Paris)

Mandatory specific courses
  • Customer Engagement Technology In Business to Business Development (Raleigh)
  • Open Innovation For Global Entrepreneurs (Paris)
  • International Marketing Communication (Paris)
  • Global Supply Chain Management (Suzhou)
  • International Sourcing, Purchasing and Trade (Suzhou)
  • Globalisation: Risks, Challenges and Opportunities for Latin America (Belo Horizonte)
  • Global Leadership: a Brazilian Perspective (Belo Horizonte)

Electives (two to be chosen)
  • Importing and Exporting in a Global Market (Incoterms) (Raleigh, Belo Horizonte, Paris)
  • Global Stakeholders Management (Raleigh)
  • Multicultural Management / The Geopolitics of Europe / Global Stakeholders Management (Paris)
  • Marketing to Chinese Customers / Sustainable Development and Innovation / Cultural Aspects of Business / Cross-cultural Negotiation and Communication (Suzhou)
  • Corporate Social Responsability in Brazil / Brazil and the International Economy (Belo Horizonte)

Special Topic (Raleigh campus )
  • Cross-Cultural Competencies (with GTI-NCSU) I, II, III or IV (Raleigh)

Language and Career
  • Employability and Career 1 (Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte, Paris)
  • French or Chinese or Portuguese (Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte, Paris)

Total semester one: 30 credits

Second semester - Spring (and campus)

Mandatory courses (and campus)
  • International Finance (Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte, Paris)
  • International Business Simulation : Skema SIM (Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte, Paris)
  • Advanced Strategy (Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte, Paris)
  • US Perspectives on Business Law (Raleigh)
  • European Legal Issues for Business (Paris)
  • China Legal Issues for Business (Suzhou)
  • Legal Challenges to Business in Latin America (Belo Horizonte)

Mandatory specific courses
  • International Technolology Management (Raleigh)
  • Global Product Development and Management (Paris)
  • International Entrepreneurship (Paris)
  • International Business Operations Management (Suzhou)
  • Chinese Banking and Wealth Management (Suzhou)
  • Environment, Sustainability and Development in Latin America (Belo Horizonte)
  • Innovation in Emerging Economies : a Brazilian Context (Belo Horizonte)

Electives (two to be chosen)
  • Consulting in International Business Development (Raleigh)
  • Negotiation Practice (Raleigh, Paris)
  • Strategic Consulting / Internatinational Human Resources Management / European Market and Intellectuel Property (Paris)
  • Internet Applications in Business (focus on China) / Business, Government and Society Relations in China / Launching an Innovative Venture in China (Suzhou)
  • Cross-cultural Management in Latin America / Brazilian Marketing (Belo Horizonte)
  • Dynamics / International Financial Management (Belo Horizonte)

Special Topic (Raleigh campus )
  • Cross-Cultural Competencies (with GTI-NCSU) I, II, III or IV X

Language and Career
  • Employability and Career 2 (Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte, Paris)
  • French or Chinese or Portuguese (Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte, Paris)

Semester two: 30 credits

Dissertation (30 credits) (Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte, Paris)

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

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