Top 5 International MBA: Language Options,Internship and International Job Opportunities

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3) University of South Carolina - Moore

The Moore School offers an International MBA aimed at creating better world leaders, international strategists and global citizens. The entire program is aligned towards the global business scenario, and the core curriculum is divided in to two parts. The first is the Global Functional Core which includes Decision Analysis, Global Economics, Global Marketing, and Global Operations.  The second part is the International Business Core that includes subjects like Global Strategy, Managing the Multinational Enterprise, Comparative Institutional Systems and Rapid Ethnography principals.  There are 8 concentration options including Supply Chain & Operations Management and Global Management.

Language Options:
Students must complete learning at least one additional language and have the option of learning as many as 4 languages. The language immersion lets students complete a 1-month module at the school, followed by 4 months to 1 year in a location based on the language track. The languages options are Arabic, French, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, German, Japanese and Spanish. The school offers a rich knowledge base from research centers like Center for International Business Education & Research, and Center for Global Supply Chain & Process Management.

Internship and International MBA Job Opportunities: The Overseas Corporate Consulting Project is an internship that involves completing a 6-month international corporate consulting project. It must be completed in the area of the student’s language track. This program has been on for 25 years, and 4,000+ students have interned in 30+ countries, spending as much as 20 weeks working for an international or local company. Some of the internships include Argentina - AT&T, Brazil - IBM, China - Coca-Cola, France - L'Oreal, Germany - Volkswagen, Mali - U.S. AID and Singapore - Citibank. For the graduating class of 2012, the median salary was $75,000.

4) NYU Stern

NYU Stern's MBA program gives students the opportunity for international experiences and classroom lessons. The 39% international and dual citizens in the class further enhance the international exposure. The core curriculum offers courses like the Global Economy, while 2 specializations of interest for students pursuing international careers are - Supply Chain Management and Global Sourcing, and Global Business. Stern invites students to undertake a language course at a premier language school in New York at a discounted rate. It also conducts NYU Speaking Freely, a free, 10-week language coaching module at Stern.  

Internship and International MBA Job Opportunities: The 'Doing Business In...' course is a 1 to 2-week course that includes visits to countries such as India, China, Hungary and Argentina. The program starts with a class at Stern, followed by faculty lectures, company visits, cultural visits and government as well as business speakers. Students have the option of completing 1 semester abroad at any of the 50+ B-schools in 29 countries. There is also a joint MBA with HEC Paris, where students can complete one year each at HEC and Stern.

International Club Treks are 1-week trip organized by multiple student clubs at Stern. Recent destinations have included India, Brazil, South Africa, Chile, Thailand and Israel. Stern's class of 2012 saw 11% getting placed internationally. The average base salary was $107,875.

5) Harvard Business School

Harvard Business School has a history of global leadership, training businesses as well as government leaders across the world. In 2011, nearly 34% of the incoming class was international, hailing from 68 countries. The school has also established a series of Research Centers across the world, starting with the Latin America Research Center in Buenos Aires, followed by Japan Research Center in Tokyo, Europe Research Center in Paris, India Research Center in Mumbai and Harvard Center Shanghai in China. The Business, Government and the International Economy academic unit at HBS help conduct cutting edge research in the field.

Internship and International MBA Job Opportunities: The core curriculum includes FIELD (Field Immersion Experiences for Leadership Development) Global Intelligence, which is an immersion experience where student teams travel to emerging markets where they develop a brand new service or product for a global partner organization. The 2013 immersion Experiences are spread across places like Accra - Ghana, Shanghai - China, Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam, Istanbul - Turkey, Sao Paulo - Brazil, and Mumbai - India. The elective Curriculum presents a wide variety of choices for international perspectives, including subjects like Analyzing Financials in a Global Context, Doing Business in China, Globalization and Emerging Markets, Institutions, Macroeconomics, and the Global Economy, Managing International Trade and Investment, Launching Global Ventures, Dynamic Markets and Global Strategic Management. The course - Field Course: Planning Your Business in China allows student groups to complete an advanced project, with faculty help, on how to set up an enterprise in China or Taiwan.

A dedicated international management degree is best suited for those who necessarily want a career abroad, while an MBA with international opportunities is best for students who would like to leave their options open

Recommended Reads

1) Winterims & Summerims Thunderbird MBA
2) Wharton Global Immersion Programs
3) Moore Overseas Corporate Consulting Project
4) NYU Stern DBI
5) Harvard MBA - FIELD (Field Immersion Experiences for Leadership Development) Global Intelligence


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