Master of International Business
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Why did you choose to study the Master of International Business at the Melbourne Business School?
Where other postgraduate degrees are quite focused, I was attracted to the broad variety of topics studied within the Master of International Business, including the perfect opportunity for me to gain an understanding of how to make effective business decisions in the global market.
What has been the most valuable lesson you have gained from studying at Melbourne Business School (MBS)?
Studying at MBS, I have gained first-hand experience in cross-cultural communication. I have worked alongside students from Iceland, Mongolia, Saudi Arabia, Cambodia and Eritrea among other countries, and made many lifelong friends along the way. Most of my subjects have required me to reflect critically on my own frameworks for understanding the world and in doing so, I think I have learned a great many lessons about negotiating business deals with people across the geographic divide.
The most enjoyable aspect of the Master of International Business for me is that it is not all theory; it has lots of practical elements too. I've developed crucial skills that are necessary to function in the increasingly globalised and complex nature of today's business world.
During his studies Adrian took part in the Global Business Practicum where our students work in small teams as consultants, solving real problems for companies in Shanghai, Singapore, Hong Kong and KL. He now works as a Marketing Coordinator – Innovation and Digital Solutions at KPMG Australia.
Top-tier Research & High-Quality Teaching
Management and Marketing programs at Melbourne Business School are designed and taught by the experts in the field. Our academic staff are known for their top-tier research and high-quality teaching performance. Many consult to businesses, government and other organisations.
Helen Hu is an Associate Professor Strategy and International Business and the Director of the Master of International Business (MIB) program.
Helen's research interests are corporate governance with focuses on board structure, ownership structure, IPO, and internationalization of Asian firms. She is a regular commentator on Sky News, SBS and China Radio International.
Associate Professor André Sammartino teaches Global Corporate Strategy in the Master of International Business and has received the Dean’s Certificate of Excellence for Postgraduate Teaching.
André's main research interests are at the intersection of international business and strategic management. Through one of his current projects with Women in Global Business, Andre is exploring the experiences of Australia's international businesswomen (especially entrepreneurs) as they expand their organisations internationally.