Some of the Core Courses offered in the MSc in International Management Program

Please note that this list is not exhaustive and subject to change

This MSc in International Management course provides a broad survey of international economics and ways in which worldwide economical interdependence is increasing. You will learn to appreciate the nuances of global economic forces and the ways in which they affect international economic development.

You will also learn to analyze topics such as trade policies, foreign direct investment, financial crises, international policy coordination, the different exchange regimes, and the international monetary system. This analysis will be made in the context of current issues in international finance.

This course deals first with the main concepts concerning human management in the workplace. It concentrates on the variables that affect individual and collective behavior. The course will then provide students with methods and tools of traditional management practice, as well as management skills necessary in new economic conditions, from an ethical point of view. This course helps students understand and improve their own management capabilities, and learn how to manage and exercise leadership inside an organization these days, in a professional and ethical way.
This master course aims at providing you with a solid understanding of the concept, the historical perspectives, the theoretical debates and methodologies of country risk analysis, in the global economic system. Country risk assessment deals with economics, finance, politics, sociology, and history.

You will learn that, as the new global economy raises the level of uncertainty and complexity for the international firm’s cross-border strategy, country risk analysis has become an essential component of strategy decisions regarding export, investment, partnership, mergers and acquisitions.

In a complex and fast changing world, private organizations increasingly deploy corporate intelligence (CI) capabilities to support decision making with a view to build and sustain competitive advantages.

As the formal practice of CI has grown in adoption and sophistication, managers are often charged with intelligence-related responsibilities.

This course examines corporate intelligence models, functions, & practices; the roles of intelligence professionals in the business, and the management of CI.

Discussion and practice topics include introduction to : intelligence ethical & legal considerations; identifying intelligence needs; intelligence project management, research methods, analysis, production, and dissemination; the uses of intelligence; intelligence sources and tools; managing the intelligence function; and the evolution of CI.

A working knowledge of print and electronic business in-formation sources is recommended.

Innovation management is the discipline of managing processes in innovation. It includes a set of tools that allow people in the organization to cooperate with a common understanding of goals and processes.

The focus of innovation management is to allow the organization to pro-actively respond to external or internal opportunities and use its creative efforts to introduce new ideas, processes or products.

This course provides students with insight into the rapidly changing world of global environmental policy and sustainable development.

Students will be exposed to the challenges of managing the environment and securing sustainable development from an international perspective.

According to negotiation guru, George L. Karrass “In business as in life, you don’t get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate”. Whatever your future career will be: international businesswoman, sporting coach, diplomat or manager of a SBU, you will have to make deals with your partners, customers, board of directors or subordinates. These deals will probably be achieved through a negotiation process.

The objective of this graduate course is to give the future executives who will be involved in negotiating, namely at the international level, some insights about the negotiation process and to equip them with techniques such as BATNA, WAA, ZOPA to achieve win-win outcomes.

After a short review of the sales environment, this MSc in International Management course will describe negotiation strategies, and address the cultural idiosyncrasies influencing the deal making process. Cases and role-plays will illustrate some of the situations faced by international negotiators.

Many different perspectives exist on marketing and strategy. To successfully manage their companies, managers need to understand the impact of marketing thought and marketing capabilities on business strategy. This course will introduce you to the most recent ideas concerning marketing and their impact on strategy formation.

The course will combine marketing and strategizing knowledge with practical application, and develop a framework for understanding the essential ingredients of strategic marketing. The course covers topics such as the impact of the marketing paradigm on corporate policy and business unit strategy, effective market segmentation and differentiation from competition, marketing´s relation to brand management, relationship and touch-point experience management as well as marketing´s role in innovation processes. We will discuss how to analyze market conditions, to design and to influence strategy formation, branding and innovation processes.

The course aims at showing how inclusive and social business strategies conciliate profitability with societal needs, how they can make improvements to society and the environment part of the company’s objectives.

A rising number of practitioners, would-be entrepreneurs and companies feel that profitable businesses should deliver tangible social results in rich and poor countries alike, and that they can play a key role in supporting development processes in lower-income economies.

The course will review different social business tools and strategies. Through case studies, it will show how corporate strategies can be tailored to specific local needs, in particular to those of low-income communities. Other examples show how private and public partnerships help producers in emerging economies to join the global value chain.

This course is built around different seminars about the mega trends of the Digital Economy with a specific focus on Artificial Intelligence and the trends in Digital Marketing. Students will be able to manage and better understand the new digital challenges of the 21st century economy.

Professional Immersion (Internship, Thesis or Applied Project)

At the end of the academic year, the applied research project or the internship offers you the opportunity to apply the theory gained in the courses and to further develop your interests and competencies in a chosen field of specialization.

In your internship search, you are supported by all IUM faculty members and by the IUM Career Office, which provide you with information and guidance on the international management job market places and help you throughout the year to carefully prepare your applications in these competitive markets.

WORKING CLOSELY WITH INDUSTRY PLAYERS

The MSc in International Management ensures that its curriculum matches the labor market’s standards by working closely with industry players.

Throughout the academic year IUM organizes a series of conferences and invites professional guest lecturers who are experts in their field, coming from the World Bank, the United Nations, the Albert II Foundation, the Office of international Cooperation of Monaco, Ferrero Imprese Sociali, the Yunus foundation, and from various multinationals.

In addition, the students of the MSc in International Management program have the opportunity to visit multinational enterprises such as ES-KO, Silversea Cruise, etc.

To further reinforce students understanding of professional expectations a yearly Business trip is scheduled to visit organizations and firms in European capitals.

SOME OF THE PROJECTS ORGANIZED FOR THE MASTER IN INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT STUDENTS:

  • A humanitarian project designed with the Monegasque Red Cross for the implementation of a dwell in Mali
  • Organization of the Monaco Model UN (MUN, or conference simulation) in partnership with the United Nations Regional Information Center, UNRIC, in Brussels. This event took place in Monaco under the High Patronage of H.S.H. The Prince Albert II of Monaco

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