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MSc in International Business Management

Surrey International Institute

Program description

The process ofinternationalisation together with continuous technology improvements,especially in the last three decades, has brought unprecedented flowsof goods, services, labour and capital across national boundaries.World trade has become increasingly important, foreign directinvestment is growing, and the competitive pressures on many industriesand firms have intensified. There are big challenges for companieswhich operate internationally. They are becoming engaged in modes ofbusiness that are different from those they are accustomed todomestically. Therefore, it is important to develop a betterunderstanding of how these multinational firms are managed andcontrolled. 

This MSc in International Business Management programme will enable students tounderstand how firms become and remain international in scope. Theywill learn to apply management theories and techniques important in anincreasingly multinational business environment. New research findings,case studies and comparative perspectives on the management ofinternationally operating firms will help students to understand theseissues in more detail, and that the local adaptation of business andmanagement concepts developed elsewhere is crucial. 

Thisprogramme aims to prepare students for careers requiring globalbusiness awareness and to develop skills required to work ininternationally operating companies and organisations. It provides thestudents with many opportunities, both to apply the theoreticalknowledge acquired during the modules, and to develop a more in-depthunderstanding of common problems emerging in an international businessenvironment. It is especially suitable for those students interested ininternational trade, international business and management,international human resource management and marketing.

Admission requirements

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Surrey International Institute

The Surrey International Institute, DUFE is an academic partnership institution between Dongbei University of Finance and Economics (DUFE) in Dalian, China, and the University of Surrey in Guildford, Surrey, UK.   This institution was established in 2006, based on more...

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