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MASTER OF SCIENCEInternational Business

 

 

Doing Business in America option

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Raleigh tracks:

International Technologies and Business Development

 or

Artificial Intelligence for Business


This programme offers total immersion in the US at Raleigh, one of the country’s most important science parks and academic centres.

 
The United States is a global economic powerhouse. This programme offers total immersion in Raleigh, one of the country’s most important science parks and academic centres. Key concepts, in this integrative learning programme, are always accompanied with real-life experience and applications. The campus location offers unbeatable opportunities for hands-on projects, internships and future employment. 

Students on this option who spend one year on the Raleigh campus are granted a US-recognised master’s degree as well as the degree from SKEMA. They are also eligible to receive an OPT visa to optimise their professional insertion in the US.


MSc IB - RALEIGH


SEMESTER 1 - TRACK 1: INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Core courses
  • Importing and Exporting in a Global Market (Incoterms)
  • International Project Management 
  • AI for International Business

Course with local perspective
  • Internationalisation of the Firm
  • Track specific courses
  • Consulting in International Business Development
  • Cross-Cultural Competences

Elective courses (choose one)
  • Global Stakeholders Management
  • Research Methods
  • Balanced Scorecard for Strategy Execution
  • Career Management 1 

TOTAL SEMESTER 1: 30 credits


SEMESTER 2 - TRACK 1: INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Core courses
  • International Finance
  • Risk & Crisis Management for Global Businesses
  • International Business Simulation: SKEMA SIM

Course with local perspective
  • US Perspectives on Business Law
  • Track specific courses
  • International Technology Management
  • Cross-Cultural Competences / Returning Student Course

Elective courses (choose one)
  • Negotiation Practice 
  • Advanced Strategy 
  • Career Management 2 

TOTAL SEMESTER 2: 30 credits

Dissertation project: 30 credits

TOTAL FULL YEAR: 90 credits



MSc IB - RALEIGH AI


SEMESTER 1 - TRACK 1: INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
  • Core courses
  • Importing and Exporting in a Global Market (Incoterms)
  • International Project Management
  • AI for International Business
  • Course with local perspective
  • Internationalisation of the Firm

Track specific courses
  • Consulting in International Business Development
  • Cross-Cultural Competences

Elective courses (choose one)
  • Global Stakeholders Management
  • Research Methods 
  • Balanced Scorecard for Strategy Execution 
  • Career Management 1 

TOTAL SEMESTER 1 30


    SEMESTER 2 - TRACK 2: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR BUSINESS

Core courses
  • Consulting Methods Applied to AI Projects
  • Business Analytics & Data Management
  • Python Fundamentals
  • AI in Marketing
  • International Business Simulation: SKEMA SIM
  • Agile International Project Management
  • US Culture & Business

Elective courses (choose two)
  • Machine Learning for Business (Python)
  • Data Visualisation (Tableau & Excel)
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Predictive Marketing Analytics
  • Career Management 2 

TOTAL SEMESTER 2: 30 credits

Dissertation project: 30 credits

TOTAL FULL YEAR: 90 credits



GAIN VALUABLE WORK EXPERIENCE IN THE USA 

SKEMA students enrolled in the International Business or Financial Markets & Investments specialisations in Raleigh who are not American citizens or permanent residents of the USA may apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT). OPT permits eligible students to apply for an Employment Authorisation Document (EAD) allowing them to work in their field of study in the USA for up to 12 months without applying for a new visa. Eligibility requirements: finish their final two semesters in Raleigh and successfully complete all coursework. 



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