International Business Management

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The International Business Management MicroMasters® Programme from the prestigious Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University offers a highly specialised global management education that will open pathways to leadership roles in multinational corporations as well as in non-governmental organisations.

Leveraging Thunderbird's 70 years of expertise and top international rankings, the MicroMasters® Programme will equip you with management skills essential for conducting global business successfully. You will learn how to identify risks and opportunities in global business settings and acquire strategies for mastering interpersonal encounters in multicultural environments through effective communication, people management, and marketing skills.

You will also gain leadership skills, the ability to adapt to ever-changing business environments, as well as learn to tolerate ambiguity, while developing a passion for appreciating other cultures.

The International Business Management MicroMasters® Programme from the prestigious Thunderbird School of Global Management includes the following courses:

Managing People from a Global Perspective
Learn people management practices and human resource toolsets to build high-performing cross-cultural and global teams.
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Communicating in a Global Context
Learn how cultural differences impact business communication and gain hands on experience to enhance your international managerial communication skills.
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States and Markets in the Global Economy
Learn to predict financial crises, handle unfair trade practices and minimise risks when investing in emerging economies.
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Global Marketing Strategy
Understand how to assess global market opportunities and challenges while developing successful global marketing strategies.
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  • Programme duration
    6 weeks per course
  • Estimated effort
    10-12 hours per week, per course
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  • Analytical tools for understanding the rapidly changing and dynamic global political economy.
  • Effective communication strategies for interpersonal encounters.
  • To explore the mix of organisational practices and people skills essential for sustaining competitive advantage globally.
  • To understand how value is created via customer relationships and their strategic implications in the context of competitor and value-chain contexts.
  • Skills, mindset, and understanding of how to be successful in a globalised marketplace.
  • Modern business is global. With globalisation accelerating at a rapid pace, global mindset and skillsets are now the norm for most career advancement.
  • Many Thunderbird graduates go on to become country managers, do business development work internationally, open subsidiaries in foreign locations, manage global projects, and advance business careers in multinational companies.
  • Career opportunities: Business Development Manager, Project Manager, Account Executive, Marketing Manager, Business Analysts, Customer Service Manager, Business Consultant, Entrepreneur

Meet Student Advisors

Arlene Lanser

Pearson Student Advisor

Meet our Faculty

Christine Pearson

Professor of Global Leadership

Mansour Javidan

Garvin Distinguished Professor

Roy Nelson

Associate Professor

Seigyoung Auh

Associate Professor of Marketing