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Masters Degree Programme in International Business Management

2018

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ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL STUDIES COMMON TO ALL
                                                 
Management of International Business
                                                 
Management of Intellectual Capital 5
   
         
                           
Marketing Management 5
   
         
                           
Management Control and Accounting 5
     
           
                     
Management of Information Systems 5
     
           
                     
Studies of Research and Development
                                                 
Thesis Seminar 2
   
         
                 
Scientific Writing 3
   
         
                           
Research and Development Methods 5
     
           
                     
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Studies for Advancing the Student’s Personal Career Development
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Development of International Business
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Strategic Management 5  
     
               
                 
Advanced International Marketing 5  
     
               
                 
Business Development Framework and Strategy 5  
     
               
                 
Project Management
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Project Planning 5
   
         
                           
Strategic Project Management 5
   
         
                           
Project Finance and Legal Environment 5
   
         
                           
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Elective Studies
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Advanced Relationship Marketing 5  
     
               
                 
Global Innovation Strategy 5
     
           
                     
Leadership in Global Projects 5
     
           
                     
Project Monitoring and Controlling 5
     
           
                     
Professional Qualification in Project Work 5
     
           
                     
Elective studies from the programme of Centria UAS
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MASTER'S THESIS
                                                 
Master's thesis 30  
       
                 
           
Professional Development Plan 0                                                  
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ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 60606060606060606060606060606060606060606060606060

Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year. Planned syllabus may change during studies.

Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.

The programme aims to increase professional knowledge of international business. Having completed the programme, the student has grown into a business management professional capable of independent decision-making, working with management or demanding expert tasks in businesses that operate in the international market or are planning to go international. The first-year studies focus on the management of international business, which are common to all. The second-year studies consist of the studies advancing the student’s personal career development. Students can specialize either in the development of international business or project management. The thesis process will start during the first semester. The studies of research and development support the progress of thesis process throughout the study program. Furthermore, the study program includes elective studies which contribute to the student´s professional development. They will be organized in cooperation with Vaasa University of Applied Sciences and Centria University of Applied Sciences. Multi-modal learning methods are used. Each course includes two two-day contact sessions on an average. The emphasis of learning is on independent work as well as solving distant learning assignments and studying online.The student´s salaried work during their studies and the competencies achieved through it can be used in order to complete a course. This is referred to as employment-integrated learning, and it can also be related to voluntary work or hobbies. It is essential that the things learnt through working contribute to the attainment of the learning goals of the course. Learning achieved through employment-integrated learning can be verified, for instance, through skills demonstrations and assignments.