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Master's Degree Program in Global Business.

The joint Master’s degree program in Global Business is an interdisciplinary program designed to provide unique insight into global economic and business environments and help prepare students to pursue international management careers. Both the TROIKA and ACT programs give students an opportunity to learn about different cultures first-hand, improve language skills, develop a global mindset as well as develop cultural awareness and professional business expertise. In addition to management courses, the programs helps students hone their soft skill sets in cross-cultural management and prepare to take on leadership tasks and responsibilities.

Your Benefits

  • One academic degree program, three international cultures
  • Enhance your business skill set
  • Better understand local practices
  • Contact to innovative companies
  • Real-world business experiences
  • Foreign language fluency

 

Master's Degree Program in Global Business

Program

One year at the JKU
One year at all three partner universities

Degree

Master of Science (MSc)

Duration

4 Semesters

Location

Russia, Austria, Italy
Austria, Canada, Taiwan

ECTS

120 Credits

Language

English

General Information

GLOBAL BUSINESS VS. OTHER INTERNATIONAL STUDY PROGRAMS

General

  • One year, three countries
  • Set class of international students
  • Coherent curriculum
  • Direct credit transfer

Team Structure

  • International classmates
  • Multi-cultural teams

IDEAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR CAREER

  • On-site company visits and company projects included

The TROIKA Program

Russia, Austria and Italy

Mandatory Courses

  • Qualitative Research Methods* (3 ECTS credits)
  • Quantative Research Methods* (3 ECTS credits)
  • Master's Thesis Seminar (1 ECTS credits)
  • Academic Writing English (C1, 3 ECTS credits)
  • Case Studies English (C1, 3 ECTS credits)
  • Cultural Context (3 ECTS credits)

* In accordance with the Master’s degree program curriculum in General Management

Electives

(Select six from the following seven courses:)

  • Strategic Management* (6 ECTS credits)
  • Human Resource & Change Management* (6 ECTS credits)
  • Managerial Accounting* (6 ECTS credits)
  • Financial Accounting* (6 ECTS credits)
  • Corporate Finance* (6 ECTS credits)
  • Marketing* (6 ECTS credits)
  • Organization* (6 ECTS credits)

* In accordance with the Master’s degree program curriculum in General Management

Academic Schedule
 

Russia
(October - December)

Austria
(January - March)

Italy
(April - June)

International Management 1 (3 ECTS credits)

International Management 2 (3 ECTS credits)

International Business Projects (6 ECTS credits)

Russian Economic and Business

Context (2 ECTS credits)

Austrian Economic and Business

Context (2 ECTS credits)

Italian Economic and Business

Context (2 ECTS credits)

 

Cultural Awareness (4 ECTS credits)

Cultural Awareness (2 ECTS credits)

Russian Financial Systems (3 ECTS credits)

International Finance (3 ECTS credits)

Risk Management (3 ECTS credits)

International Marketing (3 ECTS credits)

Global Governance (3 ECTS credits)

 

Italian / Russian Language Classes (2 ECTS credits)

Italian / Russian Language Classes (2 ECTS credits)

Italian / Russian Language Classes (2 ECTS credits)

 

The ACT Program

Canada, Taiwan and Austria

Mandatory Courses

  • Qualitative Research Methods* (3 ECTS credits)
  • Quantative Research Methods* (3 ECTS credits)
  • Academic Writing (Master's Thesis) (1 ECTS credits)
  • Academic Writing English (C1, 3 ECTS credits)
  • Case Studies English (C1, 3 ECTS credits)

* In accordance with the Master’s degree program curriculum in General Management

Electives

(Select five from the following seven courses)

  • Strategic Management* (6 ECTS credits)
  • Human Resource & Change Management* (6 ECTS credits)
  • Managerial Accounting* (6 ECTS credits)
  • Financial Accounting* (6 ECTS credits)
  • Corporate Finance* (6 ECTS credits)
  • Marketing* (6 ECTS credits)
  • Organization* (6 ECTS credits)

* In accordance with the Master’s degree program curriculum in General Management

Academic Schedule
 

Canada
(August - November)

Taiwan
(November - January)

Austria
(February - April)

International Logistics and Supply Chain Management (3 ECTS credits)

Global Business Development and

Entrepreneurship (7 ECTS credits)

Business Consulting Project (4 ECTS credits)

The North American Business

Context and Governance Structures (3 ECTS credits)

The Asian Business Context and Governance Structures (4 ECTS credits)

The European Business Context and Governance Structures (5 ECTS credits)

Global Leadership and Cultural Intelligence 1 (3 ECTS credits)

 

Global Leadership and Cultural Intelligence (6 ECTS credits)

International Financial Management (3.5 ECTS credits)

 

Consulting Methods (3 ECTS credits)

International Marketing and Global Strategy (3.5 ECTS credits)

   

Chinese Basic Course 1 (3 ECTS credits)

Chinese Basic Course 2 (3 ECTS credits)

Chinese Basic Course 3 (3 ECTS credits)

The PAC Program

Peru, Austria and Canada

Mandatory Courses

  • Qualitative Research Methods* (3 ECTS)
  • Quantative Research Methods* (3 ECTS)
  • Seminar zur Masterarbeit (1 ECTS)
  • Academic Writing English (C1, 3 ECTS)
  • Case Studies English (C1, 3 ECTS)

* In accordance with the Master’s degree program curriculum in General Management

Electives

(Select five from the following seven courses)

  • Strategic Management* (6 ECTS)
  • Human Resource & Change Management* (6 ECTS)
  • Managerial Accounting* (6 ECTS)
  • Financial Accounting* (6 ECTS)
  • Corporate Finance* (6 ECTS)
  • Marketing* (6 ECTS)
  • Organization* (6 ECTS)

* In accordance with the Master’s degree program curriculum in General Management

Academic Schedule
 

Canada
(January - March)

Austria
(March - June)

Peru
(June - August)

International Logistics and Supply Chain Management
(3 ECTS)

Global Business Development and Entrepreneurship (7 ECTS)

Global Business Consulting
(7 ECTS)

The North American Business Context and Governance Structures (3 ECTS)

The European Business Context (5 ECTS)

The Latin American Business Context and Governance Structures (4 ECTS)

Global Leadership and Cultural Intelligence (9 ECTS)

 

 

International Financial Management (3.5 ECTS)

 

 

International Marketing and Global Strategy (3.5 ECTS)

 

 

Spanish Language Class (3 ECTS)

Spanish Language Class
(3 ECTS)

Spanish Language Class
(3 ECTS)

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business
  • Advanced English-language skills (C1)

Additional information about admission requirements is available at mgb@jku.at or at the Institute for Innovation Management.

Still Have Questions?

Do you need help registering or do you have questions about the program? Contact the JKU's Office of Student Information and Academic Advising (SIBS)!

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