Dual Bachelor’s/Master’s degrees are a great way to save time and money and also enhance your career opportunities. s. Receive your Master’s degree in as little as one year. Eligible students take 12 graduate credits which is applied to both the undergraduate and graduate degrees.
The BS in Business Management and MS in International Management program would allow students to complete the requirements for an undergraduate and graduate degree at Manhattanville at an accelerated pace. The BS in Business Management undergraduate students will be able to complete up to 15 credits in the MS in International Management program prior to the completion of their undergraduate degree and apply these credits to their graduate degree. The BS in Business Management and MS in International Management programs are appropriate for this type of dual degree progression given the content, goals and philosophies underlying the curricula.
After completing a solid foundation in Business Management at the undergraduate level, students continue to the MS degree program. The MS program further educates students by providing them with advanced knowledge and business skills in business to prepare them to assume leadership roles in management. The MS program provides a thorough foundation in business while allowing flexibility for students to explore a wide variety of opportunities within a number of fields.
As one of the top business schools in Westchester County, Fairfield County and the NYC area. The School of Business serves residential students as well a commuters.
Students must have at least 75 earned credits to be accepted into the program. Candidates need an overall GPA of at least 3.3, have taken coursework to provide a strong foundation of business knowledge, and have at least one recommendation from Manhattanville faculty attesting to the student’s preparedness for graduate level study.
The BS programs of study in Business Management require students to complete three elective courses in an area of concentration. Undergraduate students who are accepted into the dual degree program would fulfill these electives as well as one additional course (which would count toward the degree, but not the major) via 4 of 5 possible graduate level courses in the International Management MS program (see below). These courses encompass eight core courses which are required to earn the MS degree in International Management.
All students in the dual degree program must complete MSBL 5601, MSIM 5002, MSIM 5004 and MSIM 5006 and must also earn a B or better in all MSBL/MSIM/MGPS coursework to continue in the program and may take no more than one MSBL/MSIM course in the first two semesters of their participation in the program. Students may subsequently take up to two MSIM/MGPS courses per semester.
Courses that are eligible to be counted toward both awards:
The march of globalization continues, and international business is pivotal to the operations of virtually all firms. It is no longer possible to think of business as national or local. As companies intensify their international presence, the need to understand the economic, political, legal and cultural differences increases, as does the imperative for sound and sustainable marketing strategies on a global scale. As such, managers must apply ways of thinking and making decisions that are designed for complexity, diversity and flexibility. This course provides tools and frameworks to prepare students to succeed on a global stage. The course is unique not only in focusing on successful strategies for global business, but also in examining how companies can cope well with institutional changes in diverse markets. The course delves into the many challenges that multinationals face when navigating across markets and entering new ones, offering guidance for analyzing the opportunities and constraints while at the same time providing concrete examples of successful (or failed) business strategies. Various learning methods are used in this course, including in-class lectures, readings, discussion of current events in the world economy, and real world case analysis. Upon successful completion of this course, students will understand (a) the institutional framework and policy management of international relations, (b) risk assessment and strategic analysis of nation-states, (c) global marketing strategy development for both entering new markets and growing/sustaining current markets, and (d) the organizational concerns of the transnational enterprise.
This course explores the challenges companies meet when competing and operating in global markets. It provides a framework for developing and implementing strategy within a global context based on the analysis of industry structures and the direction of industry change. Theories of competition and competitive strategy as well as approaches to strategy planning and analysis are explored. Students will gain an understanding of the issues faced by executive management in balancing the needs and desires of shareholders, customers and employees with local country mores and government regulations when operating in developed and emerging global economies, including competitiveness and antitrust policies of the European Union, BRIC, TPP, ASEAN. Various learning methods are used in this course, including in-
This course explores the complexity of operating within the laws and mores of diverse countries and the strategic conduct of government relations at the national, regional, and international levels and the role of the public sector in shaping competitiveness. It focuses on the legal side, to licensing and the protection of intellectual capital, International trade organizations and agreements (European Union, NAFTA, World Trade Organization, etc.), the resolution of international disputes, and U.S. regulations affecting international operations. Topic include antitrust laws, health and environmental policies, role of business organizations, nation states, international organizations, issues of social responsibility, consumer protection, environmental protection and human rights as a background to business conduct and ethics. Various learning methods are used in this course, including in-
MSIM5006 Managing Global Corporate Processes And Projects
Managing Global Corporate Processes and Projects
Explores how successful international companies manage corporate processes in finance, marketing, manufacturing (including global logistics) and human resources across borders. Includes issues of transfer pricing, product development, and the autonomy granted subsidiaries. Appropriate levels of integration and autonomy are discussed and as well as the advantages and disadvantages of various global approaches firms need to attain operational efficiency. Attention is also given to managing complex projects in a global context, with focus on project planning, monitoring and control. Through a combination of intensive case studies, contemporary assigned reading, in-
Communication is crucial to the success of all leaders, but as you climb within an organization the ability to write and speak effectively is magnified. One needs to be able to talk, write and present effectively to a diverse group of stakeholders, such as customers, supervisors, subordinates, peers, buyers, etc. And while business leaders have marketing strategies, expansion strategies, finance strategies, even exit strategies, successful leaders also have communication strategies. This course explores how individuals can develop and execute effective communication strategies for a variety of business settings. The course emphasizes the essentials of developing personal communication skills, inclusive of persuasive verbal and written communication, influence mapping, and communicating for buy-in. Students study audience analysis, communicator credibility, message construction and delivery, and are given the opportunity to learn best practices in presentation skills, particularly important for those wishing to pursue entrepreneurial interests. Globalization confronts almost every aspect of business from recruiting and managing a diverse staff to providing products and services, which cross language, time, and cultural barriers. This course delves into the two areas impacting a leader's success in the global arena: technology and culture. Through a blend of class discussions, seminars, observations, practice, feedback and reflection, students will study frameworks for effective communication in a global environment and then apply these lessons in team and individual projects. Upon successful completion of the course, students will have learned how to; understand the purpose of effective communication and how it can facilitate or hinder individual and organizational performance, appreciate the importance and the management of challenges in communicating to internal and external stakeholders, deliver effective oral and written business presentations, incorporate technology to facilitate more effective communications.
How to Apply to School of Business programs
Starting terms: APPEAL Adult Undergraduate Accelerated Degrees:Fall 1, Fall 2, Spring 1, Spring 2, Summer 1 and Summer 2
All Applicants: 1. On-Line Application: The School of Business on-line application can be found at the following link: APPLY NOW
2. Personal Essay: In a candid personal essay of 500-750 words, explain:
How and why did you decide to pursue this program
Why the selected academic program is good match for your future goals
What you as a candidate can bring to our classroom
What special skills, leadership abilities, volunteer or other life experience make you a good overall fit for the selected program?
3. Resume: Submit a current resume indicating educational and business experience.
4. Transcripts: APPEAL-ADULT Undergraduate Accelerated: Please send official transcripts from all previously attended post-secondary institutions. If you have not attended a post-secondary institution, submit an official high school transcript or proof of completion of high school, or Graduate Equivalency Degree (GED). Student copies are not acceptable. See below for the address.
5. Recommendations: Two letters of recommendations, either academic or professional, from a reference writer who can speak to the candidate’s intellectual capability and ability to handle the rigors of the applicant’s program. Letters can be uploaded via the on-line application. References writers may provide their own letter or you may forward our standard Professional Letter of Recommendation form available on our website if you prefer.
6. Application Fee: Fee waivers are available for attending Open House events. Please check the website for our next available date. APPEAL- Adult Undergraduate Accelerated: $50.00
7. Health Records: Due at the time of enrollment, Adult students please submit the Health Form with proof of immunization against measles and rubella, in compliance with New York State regulations. This requirement applies to only students born on or after Jan. 1, 1957
8. International Applicants: International students are eligible for Master of Science degrees only because of program and visa requirements. For admissions, if your undergraduate education was conducted at a non-US institution, we will require transcript credentials from either (WES) World of Education Services Inc. (www.WES.org) or a member of (NACES) National Association of Credential Evaluation Services. (www.naces.org/members.html). Please review this list carefully as we cannot accept credentials from organizations not on this list. If your undergraduate education was not conducted in English, we will require a test of English language skills through any of the following sources: TOEFL, IELTS, ITEP. Please note that our minimum IBT TOEFL is 85, IELTS is 7 and ITEP is B2.
9. Optional: GRE, GMAT, SAT & ACT testing is an optional admissions requirement and not a required element, however if you wish to submit any testing scores, we are happy to consider them as part of your overall application if you feel it will strengthen your application.
Submit all materials to: Manhattanville School of Business Office of Admissions 2900 Purchase Street -- Reid G5 Purchase, NY 10577
For any questions on the application or submission materials please contact Monika Pottgen, Assistant Director of Recruitment and Admissions at (914) 323-5150 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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