HANs Master of International Business programme puts knowledge into action for businesses with international challenges in need of business experts who are able to act in the global arena.
Putting international ambitions to work
Internationalisation has become an important part of the strategic agenda of many organisations. They need experts with knowledge and skills to act in the complex international business arena. Those experts are a key driver in obtaining international succes through responsible and smart strategies. The HAN Master of International Business puts knowledge into action and provides you with state-of-the-art knowledge and techniques for adressing your organisation's specific internationalisation challenges. Master of International Business graduates are prepared for the challenges that come with doing business in the global arena.
Are you a commercial organisation with international ambitions?
A responsible and succesfull internationalisation strategy requires commercial talents who are up for the challenge of doing business abroad. We can help you develop the human capital you need to act in the international business arena. Your employee or trainee will investigate one of your organisation's international business related problems and you will receive a tangible return on investment in the form of professional products such as an international business development plan and an approach for implementing it.
Are you a professional with international ambitions?
Are you working in an organisation with international ambitions and do you have commercial responsibillities?* Earning a Master of International Business will turn you into a strategic partner of management regarding international business matters. During our two-year part-time Masters programme, you will use state-of-the-art knowledge and techniques to adress an internationalisation challenge faced by your organisation. The HAN Master of International Business Programme is an unique opportunity to accelerate your international business career, combining work and study.
* Professionals with a non-business background but with two years' experience in a business setting are also welcome to apply.
Are you in the final year of a business-related Bachelors programme?
Do you have a business-related Bachelors degree in a field such as commercial economics, business administration or technical business administration? And are you interested in building work experience while earning your Masters degree? This Masters Programme offers you the opportunity to build your expertise and the network that is needed for international succes. The HAN Master of International Business programme is a unique way to kick-start your international career.
To enrol in the programme you need to work for a company that is facing internationalisation challenges and is willing to host you during the two-year part-time programme. We will encourage our business partners to advise us about internship possibillities for which you can apply whenever such opportunities arise.
The companys challenges at the centre: High-impact learning for working professionals.
This is a two year part-time masters programme for professionals and business bachelors. After completing the programme you will receive the internationally acknowledged title Master of International Business. You can also follow parts of the programme and receive certificates. The entire programme is built around a specific internationalization challenge of the company you work in or are placed at.
Working on your own company's internationalisation challenges!
International Business Development Plan tailored for your organization
Are we ready to go abroad?
International Business: Strategic Advice (initial choice of a target market)
Business culture. Analysis of the chosen market
International Marketing & Sales plan for the chosen market
Analysis of the potential of the organisation to act on the chosen market
Evaluation of the international business plan's profitability
Organisation specific International Business Implementation Plan
What do we need to go abroad?
Analysis of the structural changes (in the organisation and the business network) needed
Analysis of the change processes needed for the organisation to act on the local market.
Masters thesis on an international business problem relevant to the organisation or the professional community
Personal scholarships can be obtained from various organisations.
The HAN Masters courses are NVAO accredited (NVAO is the Dutch Flemish Accreditation Organisation). Experienced lecturers are dedicated to maintaining this accreditation by continually updating the courses, thereby ensuring that they are of the highest quality.