Corporate Governance and International Business Graduate Minor

for the Graduate Minor 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


The minor 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; and
  2. how managerial practices differ in various national/cultural contexts and why manages must be able to understand the strategic, financial, and economic implications of these differences in managing multinational corporations.

The minor will provide not only a strong foundation in the International Business and Governance area but could be tailored to fit the specific career needs of our 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

with optional concentrations: Business Data Analytics

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 minor requires an application to the Department and admission to one of the M.S. programs in the Gies College of Business or a graduate program in a related discipline approved by the Department. Admission is limited and acceptance is on a competitive basis.

for the Graduate Minor in Corporate Governance and International Business


This minor requires twelve graduate hours of related coursework. 

Select three of the following:12
Multinational Management
Current Topics in Intl Bus
Global Marketing
Intl Comparative Management
Seminar in Business Admin (Corporate Governance in International Context)
Seminar in Business Admin (Management Challenges in Emerging Economies)
or substitutions approved by the Department of Business Administration
Total Hours12

Other Requirements1

In addition to the minor requirements, students must also complete the requirements of their major degree.
Please contact your department for more information regarding the addition of a minor to your program of study.