International Business and Communication

Klaipeda
The Degree of Professional Bachelor in International Business

Study area: Social Sciences

Study field: International Business

Study language: Lithuanian

Study aim

To prepare specialists of international business, able to establish and manage an international business company, to initiate and implement business projects, corresponding to company goals consumer needs, to develop systems of internal and external communication which ensure effective communication with business partners and customers in national and international markets.

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Learning outcomes

A graduate of studies will be able:

  • To integrally apply knowledge of economics, management and other social sciences when solving complex business tasks in the changing international markets.
  • To creatively apply modern information technologies and communication models when acting in multicultural teams and global business environment under conditions of competition and risk.
  • To independently do market research, to identify the potential of target markets and, depending on market features, to form a company's communication strategy and coordinate a marketing complex.
  • To analyze and assess international business environment, trends of business development when implementing company goals and making strategic decisions on business development.
  • To plan the activity of an international business company when drawing various funding sources, when efficiently controlling human, tangible and financial resources of a company in the stages of business establishment and development.
  • To control the processes of an international business company's activity when applying efficient methods of management and when assuring the quality of implemented activity and projects.
  • To create and develop systems of internal and external communication of an international business company, which form a company's image and help to efficiently communicate a company's offers in international markets.
  • Independently and responsibly make strategic business decisions necessary for an efficient change management in a company.
  • To communicate professionally and constructively cooperate with customers, business partners when implementing international business projects in the country and abroad.
  • Constantly assess and improve one's professional activity and to learn independently when adapting to the changing conditions of business environment and technological advance.

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Study curriculum

Full - time - 3 years, Part - time - 4 years

I year: II year: III year:
  • Management
  • Economics
  • Professional Foreign Language
  • Organizing International Business
  • Marketing
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Social Research Methodology
  • Communication of Organizations
  • Business Communication
  • Freely Optional Course Unit
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Personal Management 
  • Enterprise Economy
  • Integrated Communication
  • Sales Management
  • Logistics
  • International Trade and Export Organization
  • International Business Strategies and Risk
  • Personal Management and Career/ Entrepreneurship /Creative Enterprise
  • Freely Optional Course Unit
  • Training Internship of Professional Field
  • Course Paper
  • Effective Customer Service
  • International Business Law
  • International Business Networks / Models of Business Internationalization 
  • Management of a Company Image /
  • Organization Behaviour and Culture
  • Management of Business Innovations / Change Management and Leadership
  • Business in European Markets / Business in Asian Markets
  • Final Internship of Professional Field
  • Final Thesis

 

 

I year:

II year:

III year: IV year:
  • Management
  • Economics
  • Professional Foreign Language
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Organizing International Business
  • Business Communication
  • Freely Optional Course Unit
  • Marketing
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Enterprise Economy
  • Personal Management
  • Sales Management
  • Communication of Organizations
  • Logistics
  • International Trade and Export Organization
  • Personal Management and Career / Entrepreneurship / Creative Enterprise
  • Freely Optional Course Unit
  • Social Research Methodology
  • Integrated Communication
  • International Business Strategies and Risk
  • International Business Law
  • Effective Customer Service
  • Management of Business Innovations / Change Management and Leadership
  • Freely optional course unit
  • Training Internship of Professional Field
  • Course Paper
  • Management of a Company Image / Organization Behaviour and Culture
  • Management of Business Innovations / Change Management and Leadership
  • International Business Networks / Models of Business Internationalization
  • Business in European Markets / Business in Asian Markets 
  • Final Internship of Professional Field
  • Final Thesis

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Career opportunities

 

Graduates will be able to establish the chosen direction businesses enterprises, organize international businesses, and manage internal and external communications of the company, to work as functional department heads and specialists in international business ventures also as project managers or sales managers.

Career Center is an SMK department, which provides individual career planning, work/internship search consultations, helps pupils to make independent, related to studies decisions, and for students – to integrate successfully into study process and labour market, coordinates Alumni Club activity and implements monitoring of graduates, communicates with social partners and representatives of the employers, organises seminars, courses and lectures.

After graduating from International Business study programme students can continue studies in Lithuanian and foreign higher schools implementing II cycle study programmes. Graduates can also study in accordance with the non-degree study programmes.

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