International Business School | Hogeschool van Amsterdam, University of Applied Sciences
TODAY’S TOPICS• A CAREER IN....• WELCOME AT THE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SCHOOL• IBMS, IBL AND TMA• HOW DOES IT LOOK?• FIELD BASED LEARNING• A DAY AT THE BUSINESS SCHOOL
A CAREER IN....Some examples• Business Development at Shell, Belgium• International Product Manager at Cinemotion, Bulgaria• Import and Export Assistent at Philips, France• Export Management at Bosch, Denmark• International Market Researcher at Deloitte, Netherlands• International Publicity Agent at United Nations, USA and RwandaOr choose to follow a master programme• Business Studies at the University of Amsterdam• China Business Studies at the Hong Kong Polytechnic university.
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SCHOOL International Business School (IBS) International International Trade Business and Business and Management Management Languages Asia Studies StrategicManagement & Financial Management & Organisation Management Sales Management
WHY STUDY AT THE INTERNATIONALBUSINESS SCHOOL?• All programmes prepare to gain the Bachelor of Business Administration diploma (BBA), this is recognised internationally• All lessons, course materials and books in English• IBS maintains close relations with companies in the grand metropolitan area• Your fellow students hail from all four corners of the globe, as do the lecturers• All programmes devote a huge amount of time to cross cultural communication and your personal development
WHY STUDY AT THE INTERNATIONALBUSINESS SCHOOL?International outlook• Awarded special feature ‘Internationalisation’ NVAO 2010• Internationally recognised 4 year programme entirely in English• Approx. 3,000 students, 15 – 20% international students• International staff
IBS AND COMPANIES• INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ADVISORY BOARD• GLOBAL CORPORATE COUNCIL (TO BE ESTABLISHED)
WHO ARE OUR STUDENTS• Committment• Perseverance• ResilienceBut also...• Open minded• Entrepeneurial• Interest in other cultures• Hands-on• Good in English• Good in numbers
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ANDMANAGEMENT STUDIESBroad programme:• IBMS is a generic study that covers the main disciplines of business and management (Finance, HR, Law, Economics, Management and Organisation, Cross Cultural Awareness...)• Three Specialisation areas: Financial Management, Management & Organisation, Strategic Marketing & Sales Management• Possibility to continue studying for a Master’s programme at the University of Amsterdam in the field of business or the master China Business Studies at the Hong Kong Polytechnic university.Field based learning• Build your CV while studying, compulsary placement, abroad or at an international company in the Netherlands.• Possibility to write your final thesis at a company.
HOW DOES IT LOOK? semester 1 semester 2• 1st year General foundation courses General foundation courses• 2nd year General foundation courses major (core programme)• 3rd year minor (specialisation) exchange at a partner institute• 4th year placement final subjects in major and thesis • TOTAL PROGRAMME 240 ECTS, 60 ECTS PER YEAR • ENTRANCE TO SECOND YEAR: MINIMUM 50 CREDITS IN YEAR 1 • ONLY ONE RE-SIT PER COURSE PER YEAR
FIRST YEAR; SOME COURSES Yen project English communication skills Marketing Communication Management Information SystemsPersonal development Accounting
SECOND YEAR;SPECIALISATIONSIn the second year, you will choose from thefollowing specialisations within IBMS:• Management & Organisation• Financial Management *• Strategic Marketing & Sales ManagementYou will then study this specialist subject inyour third and fourth academic years.* The original International Financial Management (IFM) programma will be discontinued from August 2013 on.
THIRD YEAR, SEMESTER B:FOLLOWING A MINOR• Entrepreneurship;• International Finance;• International Marketing;• Latin American Business Studies• China minor• To be developed;Or choose to follow the premasterprogramme which prepares you for themaster in Business Studies at theUniversity of Amsterdam without delay.
FOURTH YEAR:• Field based learning of 20 weeks• Final thesis• Four compulsory modules – International Trade – Second language module 5 – Current issues in international business – English 5
WHAT DO WE OFFER EXCELLENTSTUDENTS?• Studium Excellence and/or Honours Programme• Exchange programme at prestigious partners• premaster, prepares for the Master in Business Studies at the University of Amsterdam• International student competitions• A fast track of 3,5 years (subject to conditions)• Applied research