Graduate Minor in Corporate Governance and International Business (IB)

Program Overview

Our students will be working in a global economy in performing their professions. They need to have an appreciation for as well as an understanding of various business and management practices involving corporate governance, accounting, human resources and finance within different countries as well as within different geographic regions, such as the European community.

Prerequisites For Minor

Students must be admitted to one of the MS programs in the College of Business or a graduate program in a related discipline approved by Department of Business Administration. Students from all graduate programs in Business (e.g., MS in Finance, MS in Accountancy, MS in Technology Management, etc.) are eligible to minor in this area.

Program Focus

The minor in Corporate Governance and International Business will focus on developing leaders in various business fields who are interested in working in multinational companies with subsidiaries in emerging markets and global professional service firms such as accounting or consulting firms who operate in international arena. The minor will provide not only a strong foundation in International Business and Governance area but could be tailored to fit the specific career needs of our students. It specifically covers topics such as (1) how to create value for multinational partners, employees with diverse cultural backgrounds, and shareholders by designing better organizations and corporate governance; and (2) how managerial practices differ in various national/cultural contexts and why managers must be able to understand the strategic, financial, and economic implications of these differences in managing multinational corporations. better information systems to improve value-adding activities, business processes effective in delivering value and services. The minor will provide not only a strong foundation in International Business and Governance area but could be tailored to fit the specific career needs of our students.

Admission Process

For inquiries regarding admission to the the Corporate Governance and International Business minor, please email the Department of Business Administration at ba@business.illinois.edu.

Requirements

The minor consists of selecting a set of three courses from the list of courses below:

    1. BADM 582 – Multinational Management
    2. BADM 583 – Current Topics in International Business
    3. BADM 584 – Global Marketing
    4. BADM 586 – International Comparative Management
    5. BADM 590 – Corporate Governance in International Context
    6. BADM 590 – Management Challenges in Emerging Economies