Master of International Business

The Master of International Business (MIB) aims to produce top notch specialist talent that is highly competitive in the global marketplace. It is a highly dynamic, rigorous, and relevant program taking an innovative, multidisciplinary approach to the current realities shaping global business. You will acquire skills and knowledge needed to power your international business career. [...]

The Master of International Business (MIB) aims to produce top notch specialist talent that is highly competitive in the global marketplace. It is a highly dynamic, rigorous, and relevant program taking an innovative, multidisciplinary approach to the current realities shaping global business. You will acquire skills and knowledge needed to power your international business career. MIB graduates are in demand by multinational corporations, international startups, and other globally oriented organizations.
ISC’s highly-ranked international business programs offer students the ability to gain the relevant skills sought after and needed by employers. The MIB curriculum is formulated to match the current reality of the global economy, emphasizing geopolitics, international entrepreneurship, interpersonal and cross-cultural skills, an experiential consulting project, and emerging markets.

Key features of the course

  • The international business faculty members are more than 60% international and have years of experience conducting and studying international business.
  • The MIB provides valuable, hands-on experience through the Master’s Project assignment working with real companies.
  • Gain unique skills in numerous workshops and seminars, including through our office of Business Career Management.
  • Our advisory board includes executives from various industries, venture capitalists and consultants.

The first stage

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Scientific Research Methodology

Research Methods and Scientific Methodology course aims to introduce students to the different models of ways to carry out useful legal research. Students will acquire knowledge about the design, methodology and techniques of scientific research, data collection, analysis and interpretation, and the use of research data in order to reach logical results that address the research problem. This course will help each student develop their ability to use this knowledge to become more effective as a legal researcher.

The curriculum’s inputs include: the form and type of knowledge, learners’ characteristics, needs, tendencies and interests, society’s philosophy, values, hopes and aspirations. The outputs of the curriculum are: knowledge, skills, and attitudes. 

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The student will have to choose 7 courses

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Global Strategy and Business Models

This course introduces students to concepts, and tools that will enable them to appreciate, and learn to address the challenges associated with managing a multinational corporation in a rapidly changing global environment. The course is taught using the case method and emphasizes strategy and business model formulation, decision making and implementation given the diverse environmental and institutional constraints.


2
Global Start-Up

This course will analyze strategies for starting and growing a new global venture. The emphasis is on rapid expansion and matching new business models to country‐specific markets, talent, financial capital, and professional networks. Students will examine new venture ecosystems in developed and developing countries and compare these for market growth opportunities. Students will conduct a feasibility analysis of a new product or service which will include the business concept, opportunity recognition, developing a workable business model, accessing human and organizational resources, and applying these concept across borders, in multiple countries. There will be specific emphasis on social innovation as the driver of global growth.


3
Contextual Intelligence in International Business

This course will help students develop contextual intelligence specifically for international business issues and obtain tools required to become an effective manager in the global business landscape


4
Global Megatrends, Geopolitics, and Political Economy

This course examines recent global megatrends and the history of political developments and contemporary political order across nations, regions, and the global economy. The emphasis is on the implications of political order and relations, current sites of geo‐political tension, political power, and foreign policy for doing business across borders. An interdisciplinary approach ‐ including political economy, geography, history, international relations, international business, economics, and sociology ‐ is taken to examine the opportunities, challenges, and skills associated with navigating an international enterprise in the complex sociopolitical landscape of the modern global economy.


5
Fundamentals of International Business

This course examines the basic concept and theories of international business, particularly those that make doing business across borders a unique business activity. Various theoretical frameworks will be discussed, including theories of the multinational enterprise, international trade and economics, and foreign investment. Students will gain an understanding of why the phenomenon of international business exists, in different forms, and of the role of the multinational enterprise in international business activities.


6
Contemporary issues in management

The primary objective of this course is to introduce students to some of the latest business practices, trends, and challenges in various business disciplines. Specific contemporary/emerging topics are covered from different areas of management, such as the digital workplace, talent management and employee engagement, virtual and distributed teams, automation and robotics, algorithms and the use of artificial intelligence, Blockchain and Bitcoin, organizational excellence, civility and dignity, neuromarketing and design thinking Smart City Management, Crowdfunding, Lean Startup, etc. This will provide students with an opportunity to explore the latest developments in different areas of management and to choose the topic most relevant to their field of interest.

7
Project management

This course is designed to provide an overview of the main concepts, models, project management tools, techniques, and challenges associated with project planning and management. This course provides students with required knowledge in various related topics such as project selection, scope management, project team building, risk management, cost estimating and budgeting, project scheduling, project evaluation and control, and resource management. All topics covered are PMBOK-compliant, and the student will test their practical skills through MS Project.

8
Innovation and Entrepreneurship

This course is an introduction for students to the theory and practice of innovation and entrepreneurship. Whether they are creating an opportunity or seizing an existing one, students explore key concepts and tools for creating new products or services, new businesses, or new markets from a multi-layered perspective. The course addresses the basics of innovation in many settings, activating entrepreneurship through a comprehensive business plan, and making decisions in the areas of strategic planning, financing, marketing, process improvement, and management with awareness of opportunities and challenges. To operate in an increasingly complex environment regionally and internationally.

9
Accounting for managers

Presenting the nature, techniques, and uses of accounting from the perspective of the people who manage the business and the investments in the business. It covers both financial and management accounting.

The second stage - Practical Training 30 Credits

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Practical Training

In practical training, the student is assigned to teach a virtual course chosen by the college from among the courses studied by the student at the bachelor's level. The student should divide this course from twelve to fourteen brief lectures. The student presents each lecture in the form of a written summary of its topic in Word or PDF format, accompanied by a video recording of it with the student's voice using Power Point, the duration of which is no less than ten minutes and not more than about twenty minutes.

The thrid stage - Master's Thesis 54 Credits

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Master’s Thesis

The student submits a request to the university administration to register a master’s thesis, along with a proposed topic in one of the subspecialty tracks.

● If the initial approval of the subject title is achieved, the college council will designate a supervisor to guide and follow up the student in preparing the plan.

● The research plan includes the importance of the topic and a critical presentation of previous studies in it, specifically the research problem, then defining the study's curriculum and its main hypotheses or questions that you want to answer, and the division of the study and its sources.

● The student presents his proposed plan in a scientific seminar, discussing the plan as a topic and an approach.

● The student adjusts his plan based on the professors' observations in the seminar if he is asked to amend.

● After the seminar, the plan is presented to the college council to take its decision regarding the registration of the subject.

● In the event of approval, the college council’s decision is presented to the university council to approve registration, and the registration date is calculated from the university council’s approval date

To study a master’s degree at International Suleiman College, applicants must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited university. At International Suleiman College, we believe that a bachelor's degree is no longer enough to compete in the labor market, so we offer high-quality postgraduate programs for anyone who has a bachelor's degree and wishes to achieve their academic and research ambitions.
International Suleiman College provides a study commensurate with the student's capabilities, especially in line with the time allotted daily for study, given that the master's student has practical and social responsibilities. We expect fully taught students to be able to obtain a master's degree within two academic years. We expect students studying partially to be able to obtain a master's degree within 3-4 years of study.
The academic year is divided into four semesters. In each semester, the student is allowed to register a maximum of two research courses and one minimum course with a maximum of 24 credit hours and a minimum of 12 credit hours. Classes are distributed as follows: • The first semester begins at the beginning of the third week of October and ends at the end of the third week of December. • The second semester begins at the beginning of the first week of January and ends at the end of the first week of March. • The third semester begins at the beginning of the second week of March and ends at the end of the second week of May. • The fourth semester begins at the beginning of the fourth week of May and ends at the end of the fourth week of July. • Summer vacation begins at the beginning of August and continues for the third week of October. • After the end of each semester, a two-week vacation is scheduled between semesters.
The tuition fee is £75 per credit hour, • Students are allowed to register a maximum of 24 credit hours each semester and 12 credit hours as a minimum. • The student pays a one-time enrollment fee of 200 pounds when registering with the ISC • The student pays 100 sterling pounds per semester as the registration fee for study subjects. • The iddat hour = four actual hours.
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