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Programme Overview

This concentration gives you the skills and techniques to approach foreign markets and nurture domestic companies to have a global reach. You will master vital managerial techniques across cultures and international projects and study the components of cross-cultural negotiations. The Master in Management International Business concentration prepares you for a career in global business.


Organisational Design

  • How to design effective processes of coordination and cooperation
  • Solving managerial problems
  • Handling change within companies

External Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Stephan Billinger

Intercultural Management

  • Definition of culture and communication
  • Regulators of human life
  • Cultural dimensions
  • Barriers to intercultural communication
  • Comparative cultural patterns
  • Immigration and acculturation
  • Cultures within cultures: identity and subgroups
  • Contact between cultures business oriented

External Lecturer

Dr. Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani

Sustainable Development

  • Identification of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and how they interrelate with business and society
  • Understanding of sustainability
  • Analysis, evaluation and comparison of approaches to managing sustainably
  • Assessment of opportunities and challenges businesses face with respect to environmental, social and governmental sustainability

International Entrepreneurship

  • The module will be taught in a top business school abroad together with company visits
  • Introduction to the challenges of doing business abroad
  • Foreign markets selection. Global, multidomestic, international, transnational and arbitrage strategies.
  • Entrepreneurship in an international context

Why International Business at FS?

"As companies continue to expand on an international scale, acquiring a qualification in the field does not only prepare you for the practicalities of a career in the demanding business sector, but gives you the opportunity to pursue your career in any continent across the globe."

Read more on the International Busniess concentration in our blog post written by Juliane Oswald, Master in Management Programme Director.