MBA in International Business in Barcelona

What Is MBA Degree Specialization in International Business?

The structure of the MBA (Master of Business Administration) program at GBSB Global Business School in Barcelona enables you to pursue your goals by specializing within an area of interest. Concentration areas cultivate your in-depth knowledge of a specialized area and give you a clear advantage for professional career.

At GBSB Global Business School in Barcelona students have an option to pursue either a general management MBA program or complete a specialization as part of their MBA studies. Specializations are an option not a requirement, and all students receive the same MBA degree regardless of whether they complete a specialization. At GBSB Global Business School MBA specializations are offered in order to provide students with better career opportunities in Barcelona, Spain, Europe and around the world based on their interests and abilities within the field of business management.

Students should always consider their career goals and professional aspirations in deciding whether to complete a specialization during their MBA program. All specialization courses are taught in English.

MBA specialization in International Business focuses on the study of world regions. World regions include Africa, Asia, Europe, Russia and Eurasia, and Latin America. As the global economy continues to expand, the demand for international business programs is higher than ever and expected to increase.

MBA International Business prepares you to compete in the global market, manage businesses that cross national boundaries and function in the global business environment. Participants of MBA International Business programs learn how business is conducted within world regions. They focus on learning how to serve customers in international markets, and how to take a local business global.

MBA International Business Management Graduation Requirements

5 COURSES (15 ECTS Credits)

MBA International Business Courses:

The compulsory courses for the specialization in International Business are as following:

  • Europe and the EU in a Changing World
  • Doing Business in China and Asia
  • Doing Business in Latin America
  • Doing Business in Russia and CIS
  • Doing Business in Africa

PLEASE NOTE: Students must decide the area of their specialization when applying. Alternatively students may choose not to specialize in any particular area and pursue a general management MBA program.

Careers in International Business

Global business is expanding and creating a need for business managers who are able to work not only in Spain or another country of origin, but who are well-versed in international business. An MBA in International Business studied at GBSB Global Business School in Barcelona can be a wonderful opportunity for MBA graduates who are interested in securing a position within the global business market.

The single most important factor in working in another country on an international assignment is the ability to accept and work within the culture, beliefs, and attitudes of that country. And this is where your MBA in International Business becomes indispensible. Global corporations in Spain or elsewhere in the world need professionals who understand the political, cultural, and financial factors at play and can make educated, ethical decisions as a result.

Import/export manager, foreign currency investment advisor, international management consultant are some of the job profiles available for MBA International Business graduates. However, there are also opportunities for working in government (e.g. European Commission) and international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs).

Studying MBA International Business in Barcelona

Location of Barcelona – between the bulk of Spain and the northern heart of Europe, and also facing the Mediterranean sea and the emerging markets of north Africa remains a strategic advantage for the economic success of Barcelona and for the international companies located in the city.

It is not surprising, that Barcelona attracts highly qualified international professionals, embraces mobility, and serves as a development point for new ideas, products and services. Barcelona is a successful city in a globalized world!

We invite you to become part of Barcelona’s success with your MBA in International Business, one of the most innovative MBA programs in Spain and Europe.

If you are not sure which MBA specialization to chose or if you have any questions or doubts regarding our MBA International Business specialization, please do not hesitate to contact one of our educational advisers.

Prospective students, wishing to participate in the MBA International Business program, please apply online.