MBA International Business Concentration
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- International Management
- Global Marketing
- Economics of Emerging Markets
Managing Across Cultures.
Well-trained, experienced professionals are
needed to make businesses work across
different cultures, political systems and
economies. The international business
concentration provides MBA students with
a broad-based business background and
develops an understanding and appreciation
for the strategic, operational and behavioral
aspects of managing in different countries.
Students investigate the development and
implementation of marketing techniques and
programs on an international scale, and learn
the special risks and problems encountered
by multinational managers. International
travel courses offer students a chance to
encounter such challenges firsthand and
learn the differences in how businesses
operate in other countries.
While some MBA graduates with an
international concentration go on to manage
businesses overseas, others work for global
companies based in the U.S.
“The international business concentration gives MBA students additional perspective on the cultural, political and legal barriers to overseas business operations. They develop skill sets enabling them to effectively make decisions in cross-border situations — and recognize opportunities to enhance a company’s strategic influence in conducting business overseas.”
- Rob Beekman, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Economics