A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.
International business refers to commercial activities that involve the transactions of services or goods across two different borders. Students who are interested in this line of work may choose to take classes focused on both business and cultural issues.
Sweden (Sverige) is the largest of the Nordic countries, with a population of about 9.5 million. It borders Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark via the bridge of Öresund (Öresundsbron). Sweden has a strong tradition of being an open, yet discreet country.
Master's Program in International Business in Sweden
This Master's Program in Business Development and Internationalisation is given by Umeå School of Business and Economics. The programme aims to prepare students with skills involved in launching and leading businesses but also to use those skills to develop and run business ... [+]
Master's program in Business Development and Internationalisation, 120 ECTS
This programme is given by Umeå School of Business and Economics. The programme aims to prepare students with skills involved in launching and leading businesses but also to use those skills to develop and run business with a direction towards international expansion and growth. With the exception of some elective courses, the program is offered in English. Level of Education: Second degree studies.
All courses are studied in sequence and not parallell. This means that you study one course at a time full time for five weeks then you have an exam and then the next course starts. There are four courses each semester. If you are used to a parallell system this might sound like very few courses but the expected workload for one semester is at least 40 hours per week in this system of sequencial studies.... [-]
Provides you with the tools to master the challenges of management and strategy in global organizations. [+]
Business has become increasingly international during the last decades and international business comprises a large and growing portion of the world’s total business. Today, almost all companies [+]
Master programme in international Business
Business has become increasingly international during the last decades and international business comprises a large and growing portion of the world’s total business. Today, almost all companies, small, medium-sized and large, are affected by international events and competition. This development requires deep knowledge and professional capability in the field of international business from those who operate in today’s companies. The Master Program in International Business offers you such a knowledge and capability and gives you the tools to meet such challenge.
The program’s major field of study is business administration with focus on international business. The business administration courses (major) are added with courses in economics and economic geography. Both scientific theory and methods within the field of business administration will be explored. The program consists of 45 ECTS in business administration (which includes a master thesis, 15 ECTS and business research methods 7.5 ECTS), international economics 7.5 ECTS and international trade and development 7.5 ECTS. The program culminates in a master thesis in which the student will apply business administration knowledge through a larger independent project.... [-]
In the multicultural learning environment student will be prepared to work in international teams and knowledge intense market organization in global industrial companies. [+]
At the growth oriented master program in International Business Strategy the purpose is to develop the student’s ability to analyze international strategic challenges faced by Multinational Corporations and Small and Medium sized enterprises.The program is designed for students seeking management positions working with international challenges. Throughout the program the students’ analytical capacity is stimulated. Focus is dedicated to an enhanced ability of understanding how firms can find competitive, dynamic and socially responsible solutions to international competitive challenges. LIVE – CASE COMPANIES plays a central role throughout the program. In teams the students are assigned a live case company which brings their international strategic challenges to class. The student teams work in group to solve these live strategic issues faced by highly competitive Swedish firms, e.g. Volvo Construction Equipment, Electrolux, Norden Pac Machinery.The first semester includes two courses with focus on how multinational companies from mature markets solve different strategic business challenges encountered in emerging country markets. The core revolves around how to balance economic and social aspects of international business strategy by creating economic, social and natural values for different stakeholders in emerging country markets and how to develop a dynamic local market organization for sustainable competitive advantage.The second semester includes another two courses pertaining to both small and medium sized companies as well as multinational companies. The first course deals with the internationalization process and different forms of entry strategies. The second course focuses on how multinational companies solve different strategic business challenges in mature markets.The program is ended... [-]