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Business management skills and individual specialisation

The International Management Course prepares you for a future leading role in international business due to its international focus and high practical content.

The first three semesters cover core business management material that forms the basis for a solid education. You will participate in a one-semester market research project.

The fourth semester is spent at a European partner university.

During the fifth and sixth semester, you have the opportunity to focus on individual areas of interest.

Furthermore, the International Management Course gives you the chance to spend an additional seventh semester at a partner university outside Europe.

During the course, you will be required to complete 20 weeks of work placement.

 

Program Content B.Sc. International Management

1st Semester B.Sc. International Management

Business administration 1

  • Introduction to business administration, procurement & production (2,5 ECTS)
  • Marketing (2,5 ECTS)

Business administration 2

  • Financial accounting (2,5 ECTS)
  • Financial reporting and taxation (2,5 ECTS)

Mathematical basics

  • Business mathematics (2,5 ECTS)
  • Statistics 1 (2,5 ECTS)

Social skills 1

  • Scientific methods (2 ECTS)
  • Computer applications (Excel) (2 ECTS)

Business English 1

  • Business correspondence (2 ECTS)

2nd language

  • French 1/Spanish 1/German 1 (3 ECTS)

Program Specifics 1:

International business

  • Introduction to international management (2,5 ECTS)
  • International Marketing (2,5 ECTS)
  • Intercultural Management (case study) (1 ECTS)

internship possible (6 ECTS)

2nd Semester B.Sc. International Management

Business administration 3

  • Investment & financing (2,5 ECTS)
  • Cost accounting (2,5 ECTS)

Applied statistics

  • Market research (2,5 ECTS)
  • Statistics 2 (2,5 ECTS)

Economics 1

  • Microeconomics (2,5 ECTS)
  • Macroeconomics (2,5 ECTS)

Law

  • Introduction to law (1 ECTS)
  • Business law 1 (2 ECTS)

Social skills 2

  • Rhetoric (1 ECTS)

Business English 2

  • Moderation & presentation (2 ECTS)

2nd language

  • French 2/Spanish 2/German 2 (3 ECTS)

Program Specifics 2:

Value chain management

  • Global supply management (2,5 ECTS)
  • Global value chain management (2,5 ECTS)
  • Global supply chain optimization (Case study) (1 ECTS)

internship possible (6 ECTS)

3rd Semester B.Sc. International Management

Business administration 4

  • Human resource management (2,5 ECTS)
  • Organization (2,5 ECTS)

Business administration 5

  • Principles of corporate governance (2,5 ECTS)
  • Service management (2,5 ECTS)

Economics 2

  • Empirical economic research (2,5 ECTS)
  • Corporate social responsibility (2,5 ECTS)

Law

  • Business law 2 (2 ECTS)

Social skills 2

  • Project management (2 ECTS)

Business English 3

  • Negotiation (2 ECTS)

2nd language

  • French 3/Spanish 3/German 3 (3 ECTS)

Program Specifics 3:

Accounting & finance in an international context

  • Introduction to international accounting (2,5 ECTS)
  • Global capital markets & finance (2,5 ECTS)
  • Global capital markets & accounting (Case studies) (1 ECTS)

internship possible (6 ECTS)

4th Semester B.Sc. International Management

Semester abroad (24 ECTS)

internship possible (6 ECTS)

5th Semester B.Sc. International Management

Compulsory modules:

General management

  • Strategic management (2 ECTS)
  • Leadership & motivation (2 ECTS)
  • Restructuring & growth management (2 ECTS)

2nd language

  • French 4/Spanish 4/German 4 (1 ECTS)

Workshop

  • Practical seminar (5 ECTS)

Elective modules (2 of 4):

Financial management

  • Derivatives (2 ECTS)
  • International financial management (2 ECTS)
  • Portfolio & asset management (2 ECTS)

Supply chain management

  • Supply chain management concepts (2 ECTS)
  • Supply management methods (2 ECTS)
  • International transport logistics (2 ECTS)

eBusiness

  • E-procurement (2 ECTS)
  • E-commerce (2 ECTS)
  • Online marketing & social media (2 ECTS)

Business communication

  • Internal communication (2 ECTS)
  • Investor relations (2 ECTS)
  • Global communication (2 ECTS)

internship possible (6 ECTS)

6th Semester B.Sc. International Management

Compulsory modules:

Controlling

  • Strategic controlling (2 ECTS)
  • Operational controlling (2 ECTS)
  • Management of multinational enterprises (2 ECTS)

Elective modules (2 of 5):

Consulting

  • Consulting instruments (2 ECTS)
  • Management of consulting projects (2 ECTS)
  • Consulting project in marketing or human resource management (2 ECTS)

International financial reporting

  • IRFS 1 (2 ECTS)
  • IRFS 2 (2 ECTS)
  • Group consolidation (2 ECTS)

Corporate structuring

  • Investment management (2 ECTS)
  • Corporate finance for SMEs (2 ECTS)
  • Mergers & acquisitions (2 ECTS)

Marketing

  • Consumer behavior & applied market research (2 ECTS)
  • Communication & brand management (2 ECTS)
  • Marketing controlling (2 ECTS)

Human resource management

  • Strategic human resources management (2 ECTS)
  • Human resources I: attraction, selection, performance (2 ECTS)
  • Human resources II: development, retention, transition (2 ECTS)

THESIS (12 ECTS)

internship possible (6 ECTS)

7th Semester B.Sc. International Management (optional)

Optional semester abroad (30 ECTS).

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Study Profile

The B.Sc. International Management enables students to face the challenges of todays international work environment. In addition to having the ability to successfully present a company in regional locations around the globe, international business managers must be qualified to lead multicultural teams.

Semester Abroad

Bachelor’s students have the possibility to integrate two semesters abroad in their study program.

Global Track

If you decide in favor of the B.A. International Management Global Track degree program with English Trail as your area of specialization, you will have the opportunity to complete an additional semester of study abroad.

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As a state-recognized, non-profit university the ISM is solely financed by tuition fees. Upon acceptance of a degree course place at the ISM the applicant has to pay an admission fee. Once you are accepted as a student at the ISM you are required to pay enrolment fees, which amount to 600 Euro.

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