The challenges of conducting business in an international environment are manifold and the Bachelor of Science in International Management is designed to provide the necessary breadth of business and management acumen for graduates to face complex problems in a variety of business contexts. Culture, language, political systems, geography and socio-economic factors all influence business practice. The rapid advances in technology has led to economies without borders, and they continue to have profound effects on business operations. New business models emerge, the role of customers in co-creating products, services and experiences increases, the emergence of the sharing economy has experts question the sustainability of a growth paradigm which is based on consumption. The business leaders, forward thinkers and managers of tomorrow need to be able to continuously question current practice, and be able to creatively and innovatively react to changes in the international business environment.
The study of international management is designed to expose students to a wide range of aspects relevant for international businesses, including management ethics, finance and taxation, entrepreneurship and innovation and strategic management. Combined with a focus on research and analytical skills, this program provides a strong foundation for specialized master programs offered by leading national and international business schools.
*title of degree on Diploma: Bachelor of Science in International Management