International Business is taught in MBA/PGDM. It is one of the few specializations in management domain which is sought by many aspirants but offered by a very few B-Schools in India. MBA in International Business is a 2-year post graduate programme that trains and equips the candidate with all skills required to run a global business successfully.      

This management programme aims to develop candidates into professionals who have the knowledge of international business environment and can work there without lagging behind his/her counterparts.

MBA in International Business is open to any candidate who plans to make a career in this field. Since International Business is taught as a specialization in MBA/PGDM programme, the aspirant will be required to go through the process of pursuing normal MBA but choose only certain institutes offering International Business as specialization. The top most b-school in India for International Business is Indian Institute of International Trade (IIFT), Delhi. Many other reputed private institutions also offer International Business degree.

Admission to this course is done in two stages:

  • Screening of candidates on the basis of entrance exam score and academic profile
  • Group Discussion and Personal Interview to select candidates for admission 

International Business: Required Skillset

Since the road to International Business passes through MBA, the skill set required for this programme are same as required for MBA, namely:

International Business: Required Skillset

Business aptitude

Ability to work in a team

Excellent communication skills

Ability to work under pressure

Leadership qualities

Willingness to learn

Strong analytical skills

Interest in international trade

Strong logical reasoning ability

Excellent computer skills

International Business Eligibility Criteria

Minimum eligibility criteria for International Business is same as that for a regular MBA

  • The candidate must have passed Graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate in any stream or equivalent from a recognised university
  • For SC/SC and other Reserved category candidates the minimum marks is 45% aggregate
  • Candidates in their final year of Graduation are also eligible to apply
  • Admission to MBA in International Business is done on the basis of common entrance exams in most of the institutes, hence the candidate must appear in CAT/XAT/GMAT/MAT/CMAT

Also Read: MBA in International Business Colleges in India

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International Business Syllabus

Along with domain specific papers, the course syllabus of International Business includes core subjects of business administration and management. Take a look at topics taught in MBA in International Business:

International Business: Course Curriculum

International Supply Chain Management

International Marketing

Financial Derivatives & Risk Management

Financing of International Trade

International Contract Management

Managing Global Compliance in Exports

International Human Resource Management

International Advertising and Brand Management

International Supply Chain Management & Logistics

Foreign Language for Business

International Contract Management

Management of Strategic Alliances

Financing of International Trade

Global Compliance in Export

Cross Culture Management

Online business and E-commerce

Procurement and Material Management

Competitive Strategy

International Business Strategy

International Economics

Also Read: Importance of Studying International Business During MBA

MBA in International Business: Top Profiles and Recruiters

International Business degree opens up the gate for a career in international trade and business, apart from running a business in export and import, you can fins high paying jobs in MNCs and tech giants at managerial level. Some of the job profiles are mentioned below:

Business Development Manager: A business development manager assists its firm in acquiring new clients and businesses, by way of marketing or sales.

Export managers and executives: Export managers’ main responsibility is find international buyers for their product manufactures domestically.

International Business Consultant: International or foreign business consultants’ main role is to advise and assist a business in international deals. They help the candidate with giving sound advice on investment overseas, target markets, make foreign contacts, use exchange currencies and understand international law.

International Finance Manager:  The role of international finance manager includes handling critical fronts of a business, like fund raising, risk minimization, understanding international trends and forecasting, etc.

International Marketing Manager: The role of international marketing manager includes finding buyers and markets overseas; ensuring that the business is being run as per the latest market trends and developing products to satisfy consumer’s demand. 

Global Business Manager: Global Business Manager’s role is to ensure efficiency of the business overseas and the inflow of revenue is healthy and constant. He/she also ensure that the business remains in competition.

Investment Banker: Investment Banker's role includes assisting the firm in financial transactions. He/she also looks at structuring an acquisition, merger, or sale for a client. The role also includes issuing securities for raising money for business and doing all the detailed paper work for it.

MBA in International Business: Top Recruiters

IB graduates are high in demand for various profiles at managerial levels in multinational companies as well as start ups planning to expand their business. Foreign banks, finance companies as well as manufacturing industry hire IB graduates in various capacities. Some of the top recruiters in India are listed below:

Top Recruiters

Abbot

Amazon

Ernst & Young

Cargill

HCL

Hennes & Mauritz

Bharati Airtel

Cipla

Citi Bank

Cognizant Business

Deloitte

RBS

KPMG

Reckitt Benckiser

Nokia

Philips

JP Morgan

Goldman Sachs

Google

Tolaram Group

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Shubhangi

2022-03-07 11:55:30

How many seats are there in MBA (IB) at GIBS?

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Santosh Sahni

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GIBS Business School, Bangalore, offers a PGDM programme (equivalent to an MBA). The total number of seats: 180. For more details, please GIBS website.

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Pappu Kumar Mahato

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AICTE approved intake for MBA (IB) is 60. The reservation policy of government of NCT of Delhi is applied for allocation of seats to various categories.

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Shubhangi

2022-03-07 11:45:16

Who are the major recruiters for MBA/MBA (IB)?

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Shubhangi

2022-03-07 11:46:26

What is the highest and average package for the placed students after MBA/ MBA (IB) at GIBS?

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Vinty Tanwar

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The highest package went to 12.3LPA whereas the average package was 4.8 LPA.

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Shubhangi

2022-03-04 17:31:39

Cost of pursuing MBA /MBA (IB)from GIBS?

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Riya verma

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4 days ago

Total cost will be around 7.25 Lacs.

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Vinty Tanwar

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4 days ago

The total fees for MBA from GIBS is Rs.2.88 Lacs.

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Shubhangi

2022-03-04 17:32:13

What documents are required for admission in MBA/MBA (IB)?

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KUSHAGRA VERMA

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Documents required for MBA10th Marksheet & Certificate12th Marksheet & CertificateGraduation Marksheet First Year to Final YearGraduation Passing CertificateTransfer Certificate/ Leaving CertificateGap Certificate if applicableMigration Certificate (Applicable for students from ot...Documents required for MBA
10th Marksheet & Certificate
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Graduation Passing Certificate
Transfer Certificate/ Leaving Certificate
Gap Certificate if applicable
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Shubhangi

2022-03-03 16:50:00

What is the registration fee for MBA/ MBA (IB) at GGSIPU?

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Riya verma

Contributor-Level 7

5 days ago

Registration fee ranges from around 1000 to 1200.

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Shubham Jain

Beginner-Level 5

5 days ago

Registration fees is Rs 1000 to Rs 1200.

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Shubhangi

2022-03-03 16:53:31

What is the Eligibility criterion for MBA/ MBA (IB)?

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Riya verma

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5 days ago

Eligibility criteria for MBA in International Business is same as that of regular MBA, I. e. : Bachelor's degree of minimum three years' duration in any discipline or equivalent from the a recognised university. Valid MBA entrance exam score.

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Md Chand

2022-01-07 20:05:44

What is the highest package of BBA international business in VGU Jaipur?

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Neelam Shravani

2022-01-04 12:37:48

I want to know about the latest cutoff information for MBA in International Business at Delhi School of Economics.

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Kshitij Patil

Contributor-Level 6

a week ago

85 percentile is the cutoff for MBA in international Business at Delhi School of Economics.

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Shalini Manohar

2022-01-19 21:10:24

I want to know about the latest cutoff information for Master in International Business at Mount Carmel College.

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Esha Gulati

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a week ago

For M.Com at Mount Caramel College, Bangalore - A candidate who has passed the three-year undergraduate programme in any discipline from a recognised university and has secured not less than 50% of the marks in the aggregate of all the semesters shall be eligible to apply for admission to this co...For M.Com at Mount Caramel College, Bangalore - A candidate who has passed the three-year undergraduate programme in any discipline from a recognised university and has secured not less than 50% of the marks in the aggregate of all the semesters shall be eligible to apply for admission to this course. In the case of SC/ST candidates, the aggregate percentage of marks required is 45%.

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khushi Barhela

2022-02-03 13:27:42

Can I know in which universities I can get a specialisation in international business for BBA?

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Shivang agarwal

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a week ago

You can do it at MIT and it's the best institute for doing it.

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Akram khan

2022-02-17 00:34:03

I want to know about the latest cutoff information for MBA in International Business at Jamia Millia (JMI).

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Shivang agarwal

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Kishan Nikhilesh

2022-02-12 23:06:07

I want to study International business but there is no such specialisation in kengeri campus what can I do now?

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Riya verma

Contributor-Level 7

a week ago

Hi Kishan, Bangalore Bannerghatta Road Campus has an MBA with a specialization in international business. Also, several platforms offer an online courses in this field. You can check that also.

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Ifra Pathan

2022-02-20 10:50:41

I want to do Entrepreneurship development or International business development Masters degree, which one is better?

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Nirakar Khuntia

Beginner-Level 5

a week ago

For the Entrepreneurship-related master's programme, you can check the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India Ahmedabad. For international business, IIFT is the best option.

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Shivam Sagar

Contributor-Level 6

a week ago

Hi Ifra, as you can see there are a large number of courses offered in Entrepreneurship development or International business development but for a Master Degree you can go for an MBA at 1. Symbiosis International Deemed University's - MBA (Entrepreneurship)2. For International Business IIFT DELH...Hi Ifra, as you can see there are a large number of courses offered in Entrepreneurship development or International business development but for a Master Degree you can go for an MBA at
1. Symbiosis International Deemed University's - MBA (Entrepreneurship)
2. For International Business IIFT DELHI, IIFT Kolkata and DSE MBA (International Business) would be a Great option.

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Manan

2022-02-14 16:09:23

I have not given any exams such as XAT and CAT how can I get into colleges in Bangalore for international business?

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Deepanwita Sahu

Contributor-Level 8

2 weeks ago

If you are a fresher, then I would recommend getting any job or giving entrances like CAT XAT MAT SNAP etc. This year. If you want colleges only in Bangalore city, try giving MAT. It is generally scheduled 4 times a year. So you can definitely give it a shot. Also, getting a chance in better coll...If you are a fresher, then I would recommend getting any job or giving entrances like CAT XAT MAT SNAP etc. This year. If you want colleges only in Bangalore city, try giving MAT. It is generally scheduled 4 times a year. So you can definitely give it a shot. Also, getting a chance in better colleges will enhance your job opportunities. So choose wisely. As doing MBA is quite expensive.

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Nirakar Khuntia

Beginner-Level 5

2 weeks ago

There are few colleges that accept applications without any test score. You can check NMIMS or IGNOU. But if you are a fresher then it would be very beneficial for you to take admission in a reputed institute with a good entrance test score.

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Arjun Gulla

2022-01-28 08:50:51

I want to know about the latest cutoff information for PGDM in International Business at FORE School of Management.

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Akshara Mukundhan

Beginner-Level 2

a month ago

Hello, Arjun.
FORE will accept scores of CAT 2021, XAT 2022 and GMAT (Taken between 1st January 2020 and 31st January 2022) for their admission 2022. The cutoff for PGDM for various entrance exams are as follows:
1. CAT - 85.75
2. XAT - 86.50
3. GMAT - 650

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Aerah K

2022-01-23 23:14:12

I want to know if it is unbearable for someone with absolutely no commerce background to pursue international business operations.

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Sahil Narayan

Beginner-Level 4

a month ago

No there will be no hurdles in pursuing this course without prior knowledge of commerce even I'm also from Science background and pursuing international business operations.

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Adish Ahmed

Beginner-Level 3

a month ago

It is quite manageable if you develop the basics before starting the academic year, you can simply understand the basics.

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Arpitha

2022-01-12 13:43:34

Please let me know the eligibility criteria for Master in International Business at Mount Carmel College.

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konatham Abhishek

Scholar-Level 16

a month ago

Dear Arpitha Candidate who has passed the three-year Degree course in any discipline from a recognized University and has secured not less than 50% of the marks in the aggregate of all the examinations of the program shall be eligible for admission. In the case of SC/ST students and Physically Di...Dear Arpitha
Candidate who has passed the three-year Degree course in any discipline from a recognized University and has secured not less than 50% of the marks in the aggregate of all the examinations of the program shall be eligible for admission. In the case of SC/ST students and Physically Disabled students, the minimum percentage of marks required is 45% in the aggregate.
Thank You!

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Dinesh upadhyay

Guide-Level 13

a month ago

Elligibility for MBA in IB from Mount Carmel-A candidate who has passed the three-year Degree course in any discipline from a recognized University and has secured not less than 50% of the marks in the aggregate of all the examinations of the program shall be eligible for admission. In the case o...Elligibility for MBA in IB from Mount Carmel-
A candidate who has passed the three-year Degree course in any discipline from a recognized University and has secured not less than 50% of the marks in the aggregate of all the examinations of the program shall be eligible for admission. In the case of SC/ST students and Physically Disabled students, the minimum percentage of marks required is 45% in the aggregate.
This program is offered in collaboration with different foreign universties and is a good choice as Mount Carmel College is a brand in India( nirf and other b school ranking).
Best wishes

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