If you are interested in a fascinating and challenging job that involves a lot of international exposure and business contacts all over the world, International Business will be an excellent starting point for a dynamic career.
The first two years of the course are your foundation programme, the so-called major. The programme is thematic. This means that all modules are focused on themes that are closely linked to real-life business practices. You will work on projects that are based on realistic business processes.
You get English and a second foreign language (either French, German, Dutch, Spanish or Chinese). If you want to specialize yourself in a specific geographical region, you can also choose to attend a language and culture line. Then, you will focus on enhancing your foreign language skills and in-depth knowledge of the (business) aspects and culture of this region. You can choose a language line in German, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Russian or Chinese.
In your first year you’ll work on the following themes:
Introduction to International Business; Introduction to Marketing, Finance and Management
Research and Enterpreneurship; Marketing, Statistics and Research Skills
Enterpreneurship and Finance; Balance sheet, profit and loss account, costing, legal structures, business plan
International Environment; Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and European Law
In the second year the themes of Communication, Sales, Logistics and Enterprise Resource Management will be dealt with.
After this, you will select a specialization:
Supply Chain Management
International Finance and Accounting