Corporate Governance & International Business Graduate Concentration

for the Graduate Concentration in Corporate Governance and International Business


interim chair of department: Cele Otnes

director of graduate studies: Deepak Somaya

director of admissions committee: Rakesh Bhatt

email: ba@business.illinois.edu


department website: https://giesbusiness.illinois.edu/msba

department faculty: https://business.illinois.edu/people/


overview of grad college admissions & requirements: https://grad.illinois.edu/admissions/apply

college website: https://giesbusiness.illinois.edu/


department office: 350 Wohlers Hall, 1206 S. Sixth Street, Champaign, IL 61820

phone: (217) 333-4240


This concentration is available for on campus students in these programs:

Accountancy, MAS

Accountancy, MS

Business Administration, MBA

Business Administration, MS

Finance, MS


The concentration in Corporate Governance and International Business is designed to develop leaders in various business fields who understand international business and corporate governance issues within the global economy. 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 structures; 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. The concentration will provide a strong foundation in the International Business and Governance area and can be tailored to fit the specific career needs of students.


Graduate Degree Programs in Business Administration

Majors:

Business Administration, MBA (Full-Time)

with optional concentrations: AccountancyBusiness Data Analytics, Corporate Governance & International BusinessInformation Technology & Control, Real Estate, Supply Chain Management

Business Administration, MBA (Professional - part-time)

with optional concentrations: Business Data Analytics, Information Technology & Control, Supply Chain Management

Business Administration, MBA (online-iMBA)

Business Administration, MS   

with optional concentrations: AccountancyBusiness Data Analytics, Business & Public Policy, Corporate Governance & International Business, Supply Chain Management

Management, MS

Technology Management, MS 

with optional concentrations: AccountancyBusiness Data Analytics, Business & Public Policy, Information Technology & Control, Supply Chain Management

Business Administration, PhD

Minors:

Information Technology & Control

Corporate Governance & International Business

Supply Chain Management

Concentrations:

Business Data Analytics

Corporate Governance & International Business

Information Technology & Control

Supply Chain Management

Joint Degree Programs:

MBA Joint Degree Program: the M.B.A. can be earned jointly with any master’s or Ph.D. program offered on campus as well as the Law, JD.


Admission

Admission to the concentration requires a Graduate Student Request Form submitted to the Department and Graduate College and admission to one of the approved programs. Admission is limited, and acceptance is on a competitive basis.

for the Graduate Concentration in Corporate Governance and International Business


This concentration requires submission of twelve graduate hours of Corporate Governance and International Business related coursework. Successful completion of the concentration assumes certain knowledge of business and prior coursework. 

Course substitutions may be approved by the Department after consultation with the IB & Business Law Area faculty.

In addition to the concentration requirements, students must also complete the requirements of their major degree.

Select three of the following:12
Sustainable Product Design & Enterprise Plan Development - I: Bottom-Up Immersion & Design
Multinational Management
Current Topics in Intl Bus
Global Marketing
Intl Comparative Management
Seminar in Business Admin (US Corporate Governance )
Seminar in Business Admin (Technology and Globalization)
Seminar in Business Admin (Global Strategy)
Total Hours12