Globalizing Business

Programme code:  MB-GLOB-SEM1 (Fall); MB-GLOB-SEM2 (Spring)
Level  Year 3/4
Semester:   Fall  and Spring
Number of ECTS:  30 
Language of instruction:  English 


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Profile of the programme

Intermediate level programme on International Business Management.

The trend of globalization is of topical interest nowadays. In this programme, students and lecturers will investigate what the effect of globalization is on businesses, economies and cultures. During a project, students will do research for an international company in multicultural teams and will report on their findings to the client. At the start of the project a management game is played in order to train the team and test the integrative business knowledge This programme will broaden views and develop strategic thinking on global issues.

Entry requirements

English at level of B2.

Course structure diagram

Course unit title  
Number of ECTS 
Business in Society
Global Management Project 10
Managing Change and Innovation     
Topics in International Business 


E. Tiekstra ( and M. Lind van Wijngaarden (


Please note that the programme reflects a (logical) bundle of courses/subjects (and should normally be followed as such); it is not possible to combine (2 or more) programmes in one single period.

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