International Business Essentials Specialization

Started Dec 11

International Business Essentials Specialization

International Business Essentials Specialization

Learn Essential Skills for International Business. Prepare yourself for MBA study and a career in international business

About This Specialization

This specialisation from the University of London is designed to help you develop and build the essential business, academic, and cultural skills necessary to succeed in further study and in international business. If completed successfully, you may be able to use your certificate from this specialisation as part of the application process for the University of London Global MBA. This Specialisation is endorsed by CMI.

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courses
6 courses

Follow the suggested order or choose your own.

projects
Projects

Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.

certificates
Certificates

Highlight your new skills on your resume or LinkedIn.

Projects Overview

Courses
Intermediate Specialization.
Some related experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Professional Skills for International Business

    Current session: Dec 11
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 5 hours per week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    This course provides insight into the key professional skills needed by managers at all levels of an organisation. You’ll learn key skills such as how to make a positive first impression; how to become a role model at work; effective time and resource man
  2. COURSE 2

    Management Skills for International Business

    Upcoming session: Dec 18
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 5 hours per week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    This course focuses on a range of management techniques. You’ll discover the main skills and competencies of effective leaders, and how to distinguish between management and leadership. The course will cover team dynamics, how to build effective relati
  3. COURSE 3

    Quantitative Foundations for International Business

    Current session: Dec 11
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 5 hours per week.
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    This course provides the essential mathematics required to succeed in the finance and economics related modules of the Global MBA, including equations, functions, derivatives, and matrices. You can test your understanding with quizzes and wor
  4. COURSE 4

    Statistics for International Business

    Upcoming session: Dec 18
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 5 hours per week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    This course introduces core areas of statistics that will be useful in business and for several MBA modules. It covers a variety of ways to present data, probability, and statistical estimation. You can test your understanding as you progress, wh
  5. COURSE 5

    International Business Environment

    Current session: Dec 11
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 5 hours per week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    This course explores the international business environment in which organisations function. You’ll learn about core analysis methods, including PESTLE, SWOT, and Boston Box Matrices, as well as the applications of Porter’s Five Forces. You’ll
  6. COURSE 6

    International Business Capstone

    Upcoming session: Dec 25
    Commitment
    5 weeks of study, 5 hours per week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Capstone Project

    The Capstone project is the culmination of the International Business Essentials specialisation, and brings together knowledge gained in the previous courses and applies this to a real-world scenario. Throughout the Capstone, you’ll be ta

Creators

  • University of London

    Since its formation in 1858 the University of London International Programmes has enriched the lives of thousands of students across the globe. It has become a global leader in distance and flexible study, enabling more more than 50,000 students in over 180 countries to study for a university of London qualification.

    The University of London is a federal University which includes 17 world leading Colleges. Our International Programmes were founded in 1858 and have enriched the lives of thousands of students, delivering high quality University of London degrees wherever our students are across the globe. Our alumni include 7 Nobel Prize winners. Today, we are a global leader in distance and flexible study, offering degree programmes to over 50,000 students in over 180 countries. To find out more about studying for one of our degrees where you are, search for 'London International'.

  • David James

    David James

    Founder and Director, DJ Learning Ltd
  • Barry McCarthy

    Barry McCarthy

    Senior Teaching Fellow
  • George Kapetanios

    George Kapetanios

    Professor of Finance and Econometrics
  • Dr Alan Parkinson

    Dr Alan Parkinson

    Deputy Director (Education), School of Management

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