Global Business MBA Curriculum

Course and credit requirements have changed for current Part-Time MBA students (enrolled prior to Fall 2017) who have opted to switch to the new 54-credit curriculum. Please visit this page for a full breakdown of adjusted curriculum requirements for the 54-credit Part-Time MBA.


Credit totals may vary per group depending on the courses taken.
Speak with an advisor for questions related to degree completeness.

This concentration is comprised of 5 courses (15 credits).

Foundation Course Requirement: International Business is part of the MBA Curriculum and is required for all students who choose this concentration.


Required Courses

Course # Title Cr
22:553:621 Global Management Strategy 3


(Choose 4 courses)

There are three sections: Group 1, Group 2, and Doctoral level. A minimum of 6 credits must come from Group 1.

Group 1

Course # Title Cr
22:620:648 Cross Cultural Management 3
22:553:671 Doing Business in China* 3
22:553:672 Doing Business in Southeast Asia* 3
22:620:621 eCommerce Strategy 3
22:620:603 Executive Leadership 3
22:620:601 Management of Innovation and Technology 3
22:620:615 Managing Organizational Diversity 3
22:620:602 Managing Technological Breakthroughs 3
22:620:617 Negotiations 3

*Note: Students may count only one, not both, of these courses towards a concentration in Global Business. Other travel courses supervised by RBS faculty may be offered from time to time which may also be considered. Travel courses that do not involve RBS faculty cannot be counted toward the concentration.


Group 2*

Course # Title Cr
22:799:608 Global Procurement and Supply Management 3
22:390:650 International Banking and Capital Markets 3
22:553:605 International Business Law 3
22:390:606 International Financial Markets 3
22:553:617 International Marketing 3
22:223:608 International Trade and Macroeconomics 3
22:799:653 New Product Commercialization 3

*Note: Students may not count a course for the Global Business concentration that would represent a sixth course in the same area as a first concentration would. For example, a student who is getting a dual concentration in Finance and Global Business cannot count International Financial Markets toward the Global Business concentration. A student who is getting a dual concentration in Supply Chain Management and Global Business cannot count Procurement Management and Globalization toward the Global Business concentration.


Doctoral level*

Course # Title Cr
26:553:604 Corporate Innovation and International Business 3
26:620:677 Culture and Organizations 3
26:553:602 History of International Business 3
26:553:605 National Innovation Policies and International Business 3
26:553:601 Theory of International Business 3

*Note: These courses may be taken with the permission of the Department.


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