Developed in response to the growth of globalisation, the programme advances your theoretical knowledge and practical skills in international management and business development, whilst developing your ability to adapt these across different cultural environments.
The MSc International Management and Business Development provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the challenges faced by managers operating in an international organisational environment as well as the strategies, policies and practices key to developing existing or new businesses in a responsible manner.
You will extend your knowledge and expertise in management and business development in an international arena through studying leadership and strategic development. You will also gain insight into the policies and techniques applicable to managing people and processes to deliver sustainable business performance.
Central to the programme is the development of personal and professional competence with an emphasis on managing self and others, responsible leadership, cross-cultural awareness and global citizenship. The international aspect is essential and interwoven in all modules of the programme, addressing the ever-increasing global and intercultural aspect of organisations.
The programme offers extending the knowledge in business development through developing competence in change management and entrepreneurship. The concept of business development within the programme includes both developing existing business (franchising, continuous improvement, internationalising etc.) and starting new business (entrepreneurship and start-ups).