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International business refers to the commercial exchange of products and services among individuals and trading companies from different countries. The discipline provides an extensive understanding of international markets and managing cross-border transactions that support business development. Students will advance their negotiation abilities and learn how business is conducted in an international environment.

As a business discipline, international business draws on knowledge coming from related fields including economics, international relations, marketing, politics and innovation management to name a few. Universities and economic colleges offer online or on-campus stand-alone programmes, or as concentrations for degrees, related to the field of business administration such as MBAs, BBAs or MIMs. Academic courses will equip students with fundamentals in business strategies and development, managerial techniques, knowledge in cross-cultural management and business etiquette. Students will also learn how to use electronic communication, digital tools and globalised financial systems.

International business graduates may find work in multinational corporations, banks or international business companies, as well as governmental agencies or consultancy firms. Job prospects include careers as international trade specialists, international accountants, import compliance specialists, foreign sales representatives or international management consultants.

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