The International Business and Export Management Master’s program gives students the opportunity to obtain two master’s degrees at once. Students who complete their studies are awarded both a master’s degree in social sciences and a master’s degree in management studies from the IMC University of Applied Sciences of Krems. This is the most highly rated study programme in Austria by employers.
Studies are organised on a modular basis so that employed people can participate in the lectures as well. The programme involves both local and foreign lecturers, including lecturers from the University of Applied Sciences in Krems who are actively involved in the study process.
The study programme has been designed to meet the requirements of the labour market both in Latvia and elsewhere in Europe. In this program, students develop a strategic mindset and improve their skills in international relations.
Upon completion of the programme, students will have gained in-depth knowledge and understanding of various concepts of export management and administration, emerging trends and innovations in international business and export management. Graduates of the programme have an in-depth understanding of strategic management related to international business and export management as well as the organization of business activities in various sectors and related methods and means.
The International Business and Export Management programme has the potential to improve the following skills and abilities:
Following graduation, students have the opportunity to work in such areas as marketing and procurement, finance and insurance, risk management, market research, logistics, project management, financial consulting, quality management, supply chain management, and others.
|Strategic Management and Planning|
|Business and Project Management|
|Corporate Management and International Code of Ethics|
|International Business and Strategic Change|
|International Management Simulation|
|Latest Methods for Foreign Trade|
|Structured Export and Project Financing|
|Strategic Purchases and Global Outsourcing|
International Market Management
|E-marketing and Emerging Trends in Sales Techniques|
|International Finance, Investments, and Budget|
|Mergers, Acquisitions, and Due Diligence|
|International Accounting Principles and Taxes|
|International Institutions and Strategic Relations|
|European Union Legislation, Including EU integration|
|International Human Resources Management|
Strategic Controls and Reports
|Change Management and New Management Techniques|
|Applied Research and Project|
|Introduction to Studies|
|Specialisation I – Foreign Trade Methods and Structured Financing||3|
|Specialisation II – International Market Management and Outsourcing||3|
|Specialisation III – International Management and Business: Finance and Controling||3|
|Specialisation IV – International Law and Studies in Global Politics||3|
|Specialisation V – Human Resources and Intercultural Management||3|
|International Consulting I||2|
|International Consulting II||2|
|International Consulting III||2|
|Master’s Thesis I||13|
|Master’s Thesis II||7|
Application for study places is open from 1 December 2017 until 10 August 2018.
Applicants must fill out an application form on the website http://application.venta.lv/International_Business_Export_Manag and include the following:
The application fee of 30 EUR must be transferred to
Ventspils University College, Inženieru iela 101, Ventspils, LV-3600
Reg. No. 90000362426
State Treasury, code: TRELLV22
Purpose of payment: 221399
In case of further questions, please contact Programme Director Sergejs Zikovs by email at firstname.lastname@example.org