Welcome to Maastricht University
International Business <ul><li>Rudolf Baethgs </li></ul><ul><li>Lecturer Marketing & Supply Chain Management </li></ul><ul...
A genda <ul><li>What is International Business? </li></ul><ul><li>The study programme International Business </li></ul><ul...
What is international business?
Managing the business organization
The global value of an IPod <ul><li>Video IPod $299 </li></ul><ul><li>Final assembly by  Asustek, Inventec Appliances and ...
Managing the business organisation Organisation
Different cultures, different corporations? <ul><li>French corporation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You have 2 cows. You go on st...
Experience  the international nature <ul><li>Programme is in  English </li></ul><ul><li>International perspective in cours...
Programme Content
International Business Year 1 Management of Organisations and Marketing Quantitative Methods I Economics and Business Acco...
International Business – Year 2 <ul><li>Courses on business functions and context </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accounting   </li>...
International Business - Year 3 <ul><li>One semester study abroad </li></ul><ul><li>Business Major (2 courses) in one of: ...
IBE versus IB <ul><li>BSc in International </li></ul><ul><li>Business </li></ul><ul><li>Business programme </li></ul><ul><...
IBE  IB Customer Institutions Economies Manager Employee Citizen Competition Competitors Efficiency Supplier Markets Peopl...
Bachelor Economics Infonomics Intern. Economic Studies Intern. Business Economics Bachelor Fiscal  Economics Bachelor Econ...
Job Perspectives International Business
Student profile <ul><li>BSc International Business programme </li></ul><ul><li>… for enthusiastic, energetic, demanding an...
Admission requirements  for Dutch students Graduation in  2010 or after Natuur en Techniek Natuur en Gezondheid Economie e...
Admission requirements  non-Dutch students <ul><li>Apply both via: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.studielink.nl & www.maastrich...
Admission & Selection <ul><li>Admission </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bachelor IB: Numerus Fixus (total 500 places) </li></ul></ul...
Information market Faculty of Economics and Business Administration ECT & OR FE IB Mensa Student Services EFM Academy UMBS...
Student Life <ul><li>Maarten Rijnberg </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MSc IB student </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Specialization M...
Studying abroad: ROME, Italy!
Structure of the academic year Education Holidays Skills training Exams Re-sits Faculty of Economics and Business Administ...
Monday Thursday Tuesday Friday Wednesday Saturday & Sunday 8.30-10.30:  Lecture Marketing 13.30-15.30:  Tutorial Strategy ...
Student Associations <ul><li>Study Associations </li></ul><ul><li>Student Associations </li></ul><ul><li>Fraternities/Soro...
Monday Thursday Tuesday Friday Wednesday Saturday & Sunday 8.30-10.30:  Lecture Marketing 13.30-15.30:  Tutorial Strategy ...
Sports <ul><li>UM Sports Card </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fitness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sports card </li></ul></ul><ul><li>...
Monday Thursday Tuesday Friday Wednesday Saturday & Sunday 8.30-10.30:  Lecture Marketing 13.30-15.30:  Tutorial Strategy ...
Student Counseling <ul><li>Extra Tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>Student Advisors </li></ul><ul><li>Study Associations </li></...
Monday Thursday Tuesday Friday Wednesday Saturday & Sunday 8.30-10.30:  Lecture Marketing 13.30-15.30:  Tutorial Strategy ...
What does a week look like? Saturday Go to parents Relax Catch up with friends from home, go out Sunday Family stuff or wo...
More student life? Student-for-a-Day:  28 April 2010     16 June 2010   Or visit: www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/sbe
<ul><li>Thank you for your attention! </li></ul><ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>
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International Business by Rudolf Baethgs and Maarten van Rijnberg

  1. 1. Welcome to Maastricht University
  2. 2. International Business <ul><li>Rudolf Baethgs </li></ul><ul><li>Lecturer Marketing & Supply Chain Management </li></ul><ul><li>Maarten van Rijnberg </li></ul><ul><li>MSc International Business student </li></ul>
  3. 3. A genda <ul><li>What is International Business? </li></ul><ul><li>The study programme International Business </li></ul><ul><li>After the bachelor </li></ul><ul><li>Admission & Selection </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is international business?
  5. 5. Managing the business organization
  6. 6. The global value of an IPod <ul><li>Video IPod $299 </li></ul><ul><li>Final assembly by Asustek, Inventec Appliances and Foxconn at about $4 per piece </li></ul><ul><li>451 generic parts, 3 most expensive: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Harddisk ($73), Toshiba (Japan); Display module ($20); 2 video/multimedia processor chip ($8 and $5), Broadcom (USA) + Portal Player (USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Harddisk produced in Phillipines at $54 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Toshiba $19 value added (Japan in total $26) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>$163 value added stays in USA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Apple: $80 value added for design and marketing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distribution and Sales: $75 </li></ul></ul>Source: Linden et al., 2007
  7. 7. Managing the business organisation Organisation
  8. 8. Different cultures, different corporations? <ul><li>French corporation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You have 2 cows. You go on strike because you want 3 cows. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>German corporation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You have 2 cows. You reengineer them so they live for 100 years, eat once a month, and milk themselves. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Italian corporation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You have 2 cows, but you don’t know where they are…..You break for lunch. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dutch corporation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You have 2 cows. You expand your business with the help of a cooperative bank till you have 100 cows. You wait till the EU subsidizes you to stop farming by paying your debts to the bank. You sell the milk rights and enjoy a lavish pension ever after….. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Experience the international nature <ul><li>Programme is in English </li></ul><ul><li>International perspective in courses </li></ul><ul><li>Obligatory study abroad </li></ul><ul><li>Together with other nationalities in your tutorial group </li></ul><ul><li>International accreditation & quality assurance </li></ul>
  10. 10. Programme Content
  11. 11. International Business Year 1 Management of Organisations and Marketing Quantitative Methods I Economics and Business Accounting SKILLS Strategy Quantitative Methods II Finance Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management Management Game
  12. 12. International Business – Year 2 <ul><li>Courses on business functions and context </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accounting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Management of Organisations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Management of Operations and Product Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Management Information Systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Global Business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Corporate Governance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Human Resources & Innovation Management </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. International Business - Year 3 <ul><li>One semester study abroad </li></ul><ul><li>Business Major (2 courses) in one of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accounting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Logistics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organisation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Electives (2 courses) </li></ul><ul><li>Bachelor thesis </li></ul>
  14. 14. IBE versus IB <ul><li>BSc in International </li></ul><ul><li>Business </li></ul><ul><li>Business programme </li></ul><ul><li>Focus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Holistic understanding of business functions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International business environment & internal organisation of businesses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internal focus </li></ul></ul><ul><li>BSc in E&BE/ </li></ul><ul><li>International </li></ul><ul><li>Business Economics </li></ul><ul><li>Economics programme </li></ul><ul><li>Focus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Founded on Economic models </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International business within their environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>External focus </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. IBE IB Customer Institutions Economies Manager Employee Citizen Competition Competitors Efficiency Supplier Markets People Welfare
  16. 16. Bachelor Economics Infonomics Intern. Economic Studies Intern. Business Economics Bachelor Fiscal Economics Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research Bachelor International Business Master Financial Economics Master International Economic Studies Master Fiscal Economics Master International Business Job market Master Infonomics Master Management of Learning Master Econometrics and Operations Research Research Master Business Research Research Master Economic & Financial Research PhD / Doctoral Programme Bachelor Economics Intern. Economic Studies Infonomics Intern. Business Economics Bachelor Fiscal Economics Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research Bachelor International Business Master International Business Master Financial Economics Master International Economic Studies Master Fiscal Economics Master Infonomics Master Management of Learning Master Econometrics and Operations Research Research Master Business Research Research Master Economic & Financial Research PhD / Doctoral Programme Job market
  17. 17. Job Perspectives International Business
  18. 18. Student profile <ul><li>BSc International Business programme </li></ul><ul><li>… for enthusiastic, energetic, demanding and eager students </li></ul><ul><li>… for students interested in other people, cultures and complexity of business management </li></ul><ul><li>Managing business by managing people </li></ul>
  19. 19. Admission requirements for Dutch students Graduation in 2010 or after Natuur en Techniek Natuur en Gezondheid Economie en Maatschappij Cultuur en Maatschappij Economics & Business Economcis    (Wia1,2/ Wib1) Wi A/B Fiscal Economics    (Wia1,2/ Wib1) Wi A/B Econometrics & Operations Research   Wi B Wib1 Wi B Wib1 Wi B International Business    (Wia1,2/ Wib1) Wi A/B
  20. 20. Admission requirements non-Dutch students <ul><li>Apply both via: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.studielink.nl & www.maastrichtuniversity.nl </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Diploma assessment by Student Service Center (see www.maastrichtuniversity.nl  admissions) </li></ul><ul><li>Students from a non-EU/EEA country: language test (TOEFL or IELTS) </li></ul>
  21. 21. Admission & Selection <ul><li>Admission </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bachelor IB: Numerus Fixus (total 500 places) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Decentralised Selection (250 places) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>International Experience </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>International Education </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Achievement & Motivation </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Central selection (250 places) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Deadlines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Non-EU diploma holders : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Central and Decentralised selection: Before 1 April 2011 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EU/EEA diploma holders: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Decentralised selection: Before 1 May 2011 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Central selection: Before 15 May 2011 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Information market Faculty of Economics and Business Administration ECT & OR FE IB Mensa Student Services EFM Academy UMBS Study Abroad Master’s Programmes & Decentral Selection IB UB IES INF IBE IB-Groep Inter UM Double degrees Education & Exams Office
  23. 23. Student Life <ul><li>Maarten Rijnberg </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MSc IB student </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Specialization Marketing-Finance </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>22 years old </li></ul></ul>Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Organizing the Maastricht Marketing Day (3MA) Student Assistant of Professor Dr. Eichholtz Maastricht University Promo-team Junior Consultant Unipartners Part-time cater waiter
  24. 24. Studying abroad: ROME, Italy!
  25. 25. Structure of the academic year Education Holidays Skills training Exams Re-sits Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
  26. 26. Monday Thursday Tuesday Friday Wednesday Saturday & Sunday 8.30-10.30: Lecture Marketing 13.30-15.30: Tutorial Strategy 11.00-13.00: Tutorial Marketing 13.30-15.30: Tutorial Strategy 11.00-13.00: Tutorial Marketing 14.00-16.00: Group Meeting UL
  27. 27. Student Associations <ul><li>Study Associations </li></ul><ul><li>Student Associations </li></ul><ul><li>Fraternities/Sororities </li></ul>
  28. 28. Monday Thursday Tuesday Friday Wednesday Saturday & Sunday 8.30-10.30: Lecture Marketing 13.30-15.30: Tutorial Strategy 11.00-13.00: Tutorial Marketing 13.30-15.30: Tutorial Strategy 11.00-13.00: Tutorial Marketing 14.00-17.00: Group Meeting UL 19.00 – 02.00: Dinner & drinks At my fraternity 18.00 – 19.00: Dinner at the Mensa with friends 19.30.-22.00: preparing group presentation (at UL) 19.00 – …: Dinner & small drink
  29. 29. Sports <ul><li>UM Sports Card </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fitness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sports card </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Student Sports Associations </li></ul><ul><li>E.g., </li></ul><ul><li>Athletics, Rugby, Dancing, Rowing, Hockey, Volleyball, Climbing, Tennis, Soccer, Tae Bo, Swimming, Cycling, Fencing, Sailing, Diving, Badminton, Fitness, Horse riding, Ballet, Capoeira, Ice-Skating, Water polo, Aerobics, Judo… </li></ul>Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
  30. 30. Monday Thursday Tuesday Friday Wednesday Saturday & Sunday 8.30-10.30: Lecture Marketing 13.30-15.30: Tutorial Strategy 11.00-13.00: Tutorial Marketing 13.30-15.30: Tutorial Strategy 11.00-13.00: Tutorial Marketing 14.00-17.00: Group Meeting UL 19.00 – 02.00: Dinner & drinks At my fraternity 18.00 – 19.00: Dinner at the Mensa with friends 19.30.-22.00: preparing group presentation (at UL) 13.00 – 16.00: shopping 19.00 – …: Dinner & small drink Sport Sport
  31. 31. Student Counseling <ul><li>Extra Tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>Student Advisors </li></ul><ul><li>Study Associations </li></ul>Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
  32. 32. Monday Thursday Tuesday Friday Wednesday Saturday & Sunday 8.30-10.30: Lecture Marketing 13.30-15.30: Tutorial Strategy 11.00-13.00: Tutorial Marketing 13.30-15.30: Tutorial Strategy 11.00-13.00: Tutorial Marketing 14.00-17.00: Group Meeting UL 19.00 – 02.00: Dinner & drinks At my fraternity 18.00 – 19.00: Dinner at the Mensa with friends 19.30.-22.00: preparing group presentation (at UL) 13.00 – 16.00: shopping 19.00 – …: Dinner & small drink Train to parents Work Relaxing time Sport Sport
  33. 33. What does a week look like? Saturday Go to parents Relax Catch up with friends from home, go out Sunday Family stuff or work Prepare Monday ’ s tutorial Take train back to Maastricht Being a student = A lot of fun
  34. 34. More student life? Student-for-a-Day: 28 April 2010 16 June 2010 Or visit: www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/sbe
  35. 35. <ul><li>Thank you for your attention! </li></ul><ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>

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