International management is the practice of managing business operations in more than one country. International Management professionals are familiar with the language, culture, economic and political environment, and business practices of countries in which multinational firms actively trade and invest. They also have the conceptual and analytical skills needed to formulate effective management strategies and policies to benefit all the firm’s constituents in today’s globally competitive environment.
As an international management major, you will learn about cross-cultural management practices and how work behaviour differs throughout the world. You will also study international aspects of business, trade, marketing, finance and economic systems, develop fluency in a second language, and gain cross-cultural experience. International Management major allows students to hone the skills needed to meet the challenges of doing business internationally and build a network of personal contacts across the globe.