Due to great strides in communications and transportation, the world is becoming a much smaller place and more homogeneous. International Business will allow you to do business in the global marketplace, make ethical decisions in an international context, and motivate consumers from different cultures. Half of the students are Finnish and the other half comprises international students from other European countries, Asia, North America, South America, and Africa.
Most companies are either international or compete with international companies. You will study Global Challenges for Business and The Business of Edinburgh which introduce key concepts of management and business including strategy, finance, marketing and the management of people.
WSU’s International Business Institute, established in 1997, coordinates a host of global business activities throughout the College of Business at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Unlike the standard MBA which is insufficiently international or globalizes functionally oriented curricula, this programme ensures that graduates not only understand how companies operate, but also the complex context in which they operate.
The program also offers students opportunities to study overseas, learn a foreign language, and gain valuable experience working an international internship, all of which allow for practical application of classroom knowledge. All researchers employed are engaged in research projects covering a wide range of different subjects and focusing on knowledge and skills considered essential for professional business activities in the global marketplace.
Courses credited from other universities will be complementary to the International Business major and allow progression. It can give benefits to the company that adapts the local custom into their business environment. As well as insuring the financial success of the business I feel my role is also to oversee and encourage the spiritual vitality of the business.