Conduct business globally
As a student in this international business certificate program, you will study topics such as international financial markets, trade and investment. Examine the financial aspects of international business with a focus on different countries and regions around the world.
In this certification program, you'll expand on the skills you learned in your undergraduate studies. Plus, the certificate program allows you to acquire the knowledge and skills you desire without the commitment of a full MBA program.
What you’ll learn in this certificate program
- International financial markets
- International trade and investment
- Leadership and management of organizations
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At Lynn University, we embrace technology by encouraging our students to engage with course content through iPads, and our professors can develop custom course materials.
International business courses
As a student in the international business certificate program, you are required to complete four courses (12 credits). The 12 credits earned from the certificate courses can be transferred to the MBA degree program should you decide to pursue an MBA degree within 1–2 years after completion of the certificate.
MBA 600: Leadership and Management of Organizations
Get introduced to leading thinkers in business today and to influential theories and approaches to contemporary business issues. Organizational styles, innovation and change, globalization and technology are among the issues analyzed to determine best practices for leaders and managers. Learn how to apply these ideas, theories and strategies to analyses of case studies and to examples from your own professional life.
MBA 661: International Trade and Investment
Analyze international trade and investment from the perspective of globalization. Focus on the traditional theories of trade and investment. Learn the normative aspects of international economics and commerce and the latest development and integration of the world economy.
MBA 665: International Finance
Explore the tools (e.g., hedging, swaps, counter trade) and methods financial managers use to solve financial problems that emanate from fluctuating currency exchange rates, currency exchange controls, tariffs, taxes, inflation and accounting practices.
MBA 667: Focused Country/Region Studies
Address the cultural, economic, political, labor and legal characteristics of different regions/countries. In addition to the environmental factors, business opportunities and competitive advantage of the region/country will be discussed. Gain the knowledge and skills to identify global opportunities and succeed in the world's most dynamic economies and markets.
International business careers
There are many international business careers and opportunities for graduate students of the international business certificate program, including:
- Corporate manager
- Chief executive/information officer
- Global business manager