|International Business Management (3+2 years)
International Business Management is a degree programme offered by the accredited Oulu Business School. In this new programme, students learn to manage international business in a Nordic style, creativity and sustainability as their main drivers.
The ever-changing world requires a new mindset and skills for the experts of international business. The future managers must be critical and creative thinkers that are able to renew their business operations continuously and sustainably.
Graduates of the new degree programme become change agents in the economy and society who can respond to the challenges of dynamic business environment by relying on the Nordic principles of change management, sustainable leadership, and growth entrepreneurship in organisational and business development.
The IBM graduates will be awarded a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in International Business Management. Graduates demonstrate a basic understanding of the key aspects relevant for the management of international businesses, basic understanding of management as an academic field of study and can analyse and solve business problems and justify business decisions.
Thus, graduates are ready to tackle business and marketing cases as experts in companies pursuing growth in international sales in fields such as high tech or health tech.
The degree also provides a qualification for master studies in the fields of management and business administration. For continuing their studies, students will have an opportunity to enroll in the English-taught master’s programme in International Business Management offered by the Oulu Business School.
Master’s graduates work in many professional fields and develop to hold expert and management positions in Finland and internationally. They cover the whole spectrum of companies from start-ups to multinational corporations with titles such as: Business Development Manager, Management Consultant, Director of Sales & Marketing, Global Demand Analyst, Key Account Manager, Sales Manager, Entrepreneur, Team Leader.