Today’s world revolves around business. Globalization is an essential part of that and growing in importance every day. International Business Management (IBM) prepares for an international career in various industries, providing the multi-skilled tools needed to compete in the ever challenging field of international trade. Graduates attain the necessary knowledge and abilities to specialize in a variety of international business activities including international marketing, trade research, global supply chain/logistics, international finance, and market entry strategy.
The bachelor of business administration degree (BBA) in International Business Management provides a well-rounded education in the emerging global business environment. By combining a rigorous academic curriculum, leadership development, experiential learning, and relationships with industry leaders, graduates prepare to become the future leaders of the competitive global marketplace.
Crossing borders increases the complexity of business, and with increasing globalization, businesses require individuals who can work in an international environment. With such extensive preparation, Cleary graduates launch careers in fields such as import/export management, economic development, international marketing and global communications. The International Business Management curriculum draws on a range of disciplines including accounting, politics, law, and psychology. Courses build the framework for analyzing and understanding the firm and the individual’s position in the international marketplace, while management seminars prepare students for planning, directing, and staffing in the international realm.
CAREER BENEFITS AND OPTIONS
A BBA in International Business Management provides diverse employment opportunities, as global economic integration continues to flourish as a result of the continuation of free trade and free markets. Government policies worldwide are making it seamless to do business internationally. Employment of general managers and top executives is expected to grow as international companies seek managers to help them maintain a competitive edge in world markets.
The emphasis on the practical application of proven international business management principles means students not only gain the knowledge needed to succeed, they also learn how to use this knowledge to make a real difference in their companies. Coupled with the right work experience, graduates from this program may qualify to work in international joint ventures, international banking/finance, foreign services/nonprofit government organizations, import/export, global supply chain/logistics, and international small business.