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  1. International Business, Strategy & Innovationprof. dr. Jo Seldeslachts Faculty of Economics and Business

  2. Content andcareerprospects Content • Profound insights into the strategy, organization and management challenges of (multinational) firms and the behavior of the modern corporation in a rapidly changing technology-based global environment • Profound insight into the strategy of the (multinational) firm situated within its industry and political environment • Profound insight into the management of innovation and technology and the importance of global knowledge creation and exploitation Career prospects Students obtain broad, generalist economics and management insights • Managerial positions in large (international) companies • Managerial positions in smaller companies • Consultancy • Research units of large firms, financial institutions, professional federations • Public administration Faculty of Economics and Business

  3. Major International Business, Strategy and Innovation (MBE/TEW) Students choose 24 ECTS: International Business electives • International Business Strategy (6 ECTS) • International Management (6 ECTS) Strategy electives • Political Business Strategy (6 ECTS) • Competitive Analysis and Strategy (6 ECTS) Innovation electives • Innovation Management and Strategy (6 ECTS) • Economics of Global Innovation (6 ECTS) Faculty of Economics and Business

  4. Minor StrategyandInnovation (MBE/TEW) Students choose 12 ECTS: • Innovation Management and Strategy (6 ECTS) • Political Business Strategy (6 ECTS) • Applied Game Theory and Economics of Information (6 ECTS) • Economics of Global Innovation (6 ECTS) • Competitive Analysis and Strategy (6 ECTS) • Strategic IP Management (3 ECTS) • Intrapreneurship (3 ECTS) Faculty of Economics and Business

  5. Minor International Business (MBE/TEW) Students choose 12 ECTS: • Global, B2B and Service Marketing (6 ECTS) • International Business Strategy (6 ECTS) • International Management (6 ECTS) • Organizing in an international Context (6 ECTS) • Managerial Aspects of European Integration (6 ECTS) Faculty of Economics and Business

  6. Courses Master TEW/BE All FEB Bachelor’s degree holders can take the major International Business, Strategy and Innovation. Courses can be followed without having taken the Managerial Economics and Strategy Major in the Bachelor’s programme. With the exception of: Applied Game Theory & Economics of Information (Minor Strategy and Innovation) This is an advanced course and students should have previously taken ‘The Economics of Innovation and Intellectual Property’ / ‘Industrial Organisation: Theory & Applications’ (or equivalent courses) during their Bachelor’s programme Faculty of Economics and Business

  7. Courses – General information Courses are taught in English • English language skills are essential for most career perspectives • Allows international student intake (MBE major + exchange students) Organisation of the courses: • Courses combine theory and applications: what’s the value of theory in practice? • Courses involve team projects in which theory is applied to business cases/industries • Most other courses evaluate students on a combination of team papers/presentations and an individual exam • Requires active participation by students: interactive and rewarding Faculty of Economics and Business

  8. Master’s thesis International Business, Strategy and Information • Individually written thesis, about 15000 words • Scientifically founded analysis of subject matter within the domain – theory & empirical work/in-depth cases • Theses can also focus on empirical analysis closely related to ongoing academic research at the department • Extensive list of topics with research questions and literature • Helps students to start the thesis quickly • Transparent and organized allocation based on ‘best match’ topic – student – coach/supervisor • But substantial room for development of (sensible and interesting) own topics • Theses are expected/recommended to be written in English • To foster English language skills • To allow presenting the thesis to a foreign audience • To allow benefitting from the guidance by our growing staff of foreign PhD-students • The MSI department will provide info sessions and general introductory sessions on academic research methods (statistical analysis, Stata) and case study methodology Faculty of Economics and Business

  9. Master’s thesis – information session • Content: • General information • Thesis topic selection procedure • Thesis guidance • Seminars • Key dates • The allocation of thesis topics starts October1 • Do youconsiderchoosingthis Major? Join the seminar! Faculty of Economics and Business