|Degree:||Bachelor of Arts (BA)|
|University website:||International Business Administration|
By completing the International business administration programme, you acquire a broad range of knowledge and skills to work in domestic and international businesses and/or to continue your studies.
That if someone were to simply pocket a business card handed to them by a Japanese executive or forget it into their meeting place, their mutual business would probably be over for good? Or that the United Kingdom has the longest tax code in the world and it is packed with written and unwritten laws to trip up the entrepreneur? If you have some mighty business ideas that will most likely be held back by the borders of your home country, come and study the fine nuances of International Business Administration!
The curriculum of International Business Administration provides students with the knowledge of essential functionalities of an international companies. All the teaching is carried out in English and comprises lectures and practical seminars. Several classes are read by visiting lecturers working in their field and bringing their practical experiences into the class-room. Students will also visit different companies, solve and discuss company case-studies, play simulation games in international marketing and investing and take part in extra-curricular activities like TalTech Satellite programme.
After acquiring fundamental business knowledge like economic theory, business research methods, IT skills, students are free to specialize in either marketing, finance, accounting and business intelligence, or entrepreneurship and management. The programme ends with graduation thesis where students demonstrate the ability of writing, presenting and discussing a small-scale original piece of research.
Four specializations in the programme provide the possibility to continue in different career and educational tracks. Career-wise there are different positions in various business processes of international companies. There is also the possibility to continue in family business or start one’s own company. For further studies, it’s possible to continue at TalTech International business administration master programme or in master programmes elsewhere.
The student body of the programme is highly international and diverse (more than 20 nationalities). Also teachers come from diverse backgrounds. This enables to bring different view-points into the class-room, practice team-work in multi-cultural groups, and enlarge one’s social network.
Connections with the world of practice in terms of good cooperation with enterprises and practitioners, and entrepreneurship experience of lecturers bring practical experiences and examples into the class-room. There is possibility to participate in extra-curricular activities (e.g. TalTech Satellite programme, start-up course Starter).
The programme also entails an Internship. To assist students with finding internship places, the SBG has established an Internship portal and organizes an annual Internship fair.
In the global economy, companies become heavily interdependent in their commercial activities. Talented people, who can understand the specifics of international business and can integrate supply chain elements from different corners of the world, are in high demand.
TalTech's School of Business and Governance prepares managers and specialists with extensive knowledge of economy and business for international companies and the public sector. Therefore, you will have the prerequisites to work in the field of marketing, finance, accounting and human resources of international companies all over the world. A strong international marketing background also gives you the opportunity to find a job in export management. You can, of course, start your own company and determine its development yourself. There is also always the possibility to continue business education at the master’s level and to specialise even more in your chosen field of studies.