MSc International Business





Courses by campus and sem​ester


First semester - Autumn, (and campus)

Mandatory core courses
  • Importing and Exporting in a Global Market (Incoterms) (Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte, Paris)
  • International Project Management (Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte, Paris)
  • Internationalisation of the Firm (with local firms) (Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte, Paris)

Mandatory specific courses
  • Customer Engagement Technology In Business to Business Development (Raleigh)
  • Managing Multicultural Teams (Paris)
  • International Marketing Communication (Paris)
  • Global Supply Chain Management (Suzhou)
  • Chinese Banking and Wealth Management (Suzhou)
  • Globalisation: Risks, Challenges and Opportunities for Latin America (Belo Horizonte)
  • Global Leadership: a Brazilian Perspective (Belo Horizonte)

Electives (two to be chosen)
  • Geopolitics of World Business (1) (Raleigh)
  • Global Stakeholders Management (2) (Raleigh)
  • Balanced Scorecard for Strategy Execution (3) (Raleigh)
  • Open Innovation for Global Entrepreneurs (Paris)
  • The Geopolitics of Europe  (Paris)
  • Cultural Aspects of Business (Suzhou)
  • Launching an Innovative Venture in China (Suzhou)
  • Corporate Social Responsability in Brazil (Belo Horizonte)
  • Brazil and the International Economy (Belo Horizonte)
  • Marketing to Chinese Customers (Suzhou)
  • Research Methods (Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte, Paris)

Special Topic (Raleigh campus )
  • Cross-Cultural Competencies (with GTI-NCSU) I, II, III or IV (Raleigh)

Language and Career
  • Employability and Career 1 (Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte, Paris)
  • French or Chinese or Portuguese (Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte, Paris)

Total semester one: 30 credits

Second semester - Spring (and campus)

Mandatory courses (and campus)
  • International Finance (Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte, Paris)
  • International Business Simulation : SKEMA sim (Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte, Paris)
  • Advanced Strategy (Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte, Paris)
  • US Perspectives on Business Law (Raleigh)
  • European Legal Issues for Business (Paris)
  • China Legal Issues for Business (Suzhou)
  • Legal Challenges to Business in Latin America (Belo Horizonte)

Mandatory specific courses
  • International Technolology Management (Raleigh)
  • Global Product Development and Management (Paris)
  • International Entrepreneurship (Paris)
  • Management in International Environment from a Chinese Perspective (Suzhou)
  • New Business Models: Internet Applications in Business with a focus in China (Suzhou)
  • Environment, Sustainability and Development in Latin America (Belo Horizonte)
  • Innovation in Emerging Economies : a Brazilian Context (Belo Horizonte)

Electives (two to be chosen)
  • Consulting in International Business Development (Raleigh)
  • Risk & Crisis Management for Global Businesses (Raleigh)
  • Negotiation Practice (Suzhou, Raleigh, Paris, Belo Horizonte)
  • Research Method (Paris)
  • Risk and Crisis Management for Global Businesses (Paris)
  • Company Failure and Renewal in China (Suzhou)
  • Multi-national Consulting Project (Suzhou)
  • Cross-cultural Management in Latin America (Jointly with FDC specialization)  (Belo Horizonte)
  • Global Cluster of Innovation: Brazil Technology Cluster in Minas Gerais (Belo Horizonte)
  • Brazilian International Markets (Belo Horizonte)
  • Logistics and Value Chain Management in Latin America (Belo Horizonte)

Special Topic (Raleigh campus )
  • Cross-Cultural Competencies (with GTI-NCSU) I, II, III or IV X

Language and Career
  • Employability and Career 2 (Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte, Paris)
  • French or Chinese or Portuguese (Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte, Paris)

Semester two: 30 credits

Dissertation (30 credits) (Suzhou, Raleigh, Belo Horizonte, Paris)

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