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International Business Management

Qualification awarded (in original language)
"Licenciatura em Gestão de Negócios Internacionais (Curso Europeu)". Title of "Licenciado".

Level of qualification
1st Cycle of Studies. EQF level 6. ISCED 2011 level 6.

Admission requirements
Students may apply to the 1st cycle of studies through the general regime, through special conditions and through special competitions, as stated in the description of the Portuguese Higher Education System, provided by NARIC (http://www.dges.mctes.pt/DGES/pt/Reconhecimento/NARICENIC/) and presented in section 8 of the Diploma Supplement. Students may apply, through the general regime, if they obtain a minimum classification of 95 points (on a scale of 0 to 200) in one of following national entrance examinations: Mathematics, Economics or Portuguese.

Recognition of prior learning
Following the implementation of the Bologna Process and the consequent legislation regarding the mobility of students among degrees and higher education institutions, prior learning must be recognized and credited. The prior learning concept comprises all the previous learning/training undertaken in other higher education study cycles in national or international institutions (crediting of certified training), as well as previous professional experience and any post-secondary school training or education. As such, the IPB promotes the crediting of the student’s prior learning when arriving at the institution.
Aiming at a quick and full integration of the student in his/her new education programme, the recognition procedures must be submitted when enrolling at the IPB.
For further enquiries on crediting and recognizing prior learning and training at the IPB (calendars, procedures and assessment criteria), please go to the Applicant Portal at www.ipb.pt/portaldocandidato.

Qualification requirements and regulations
6 Semesters (3 years). 20 Weeks of study, per semester, full-time (40 per year). 40 total Hours per week. 810 total Hours per semester (1620 per year). 180 ECTS Credits (30 per semester); 1 credit corresponds to 27 hours. It includes a final project comprising 12 credits.
The holders of this qualification are entitled to apply for senior positions in multinational enterprises.

Profile of the programme
The profile of the programme comprises the development of the technical-scientific knowledge and professional skills in the study areas of Management.

Key learning outcomes
The degree of "licenciado" (bachelor) in International Business Management is awarded to those students that demonstrate, in this field, the ability to:
a) develop and enhance the acquired knowledges;
b) apply acquired knowledge and understanding capacity in order to clearly demonstrate a professional approach to the work carried out;
c) solve problems based upon their own arguments;
d) collate, select, and interpret relevant information which will enable them to consolidate the solutions they present and the opinions they put forward, including the analysis of relevant social, scientific and ethical aspects;
e) communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions, both to experts and non-experts;
f) develop competences that will enable them to benefit from lifelong learning with a high degree of autonomy.

To complete the qualification, the student is required to pass all compulsory course units of the study plan.

Occupational profiles of graduates
The degree of "licenciado" (bachelor) in International Business Management belongs to the education and training area of Business Sciences and Law. Graduates are qualified to develop a professional activity within the profile of the programme.

Access to further studies
The degree of "licenciado" allows to proceed to post-graduate studies, according to the diagram of the Portuguese Higher Education System, provided by NARIC (http://www.dges.mctes.pt/DGES/pt/Reconhecimento/NARICENIC/) and presented in section 8 of the Diploma Supplement.

Graduation requirements

Examination regulations, assessment and grading
Examination and assessment are regulated by the IPB general regulation, available in www.ipb.pt/sa, and by the School pedagogical regulation, available in www.estig.ipb.pt.
Consult this Guide under the option “The ECTS at the IPB” for information on the grading and qualification system.

Mode of study

Programme director
Nuno Filipe Lopes Moutinho (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Scientific areas of the study plan
Scientific AreaAcronymECTS Credits
All of IPBAIPB0.012.0
Social and Human SciencesSHS15.00.0
Total 168.012.0

Course structure
YearSemTypeCodeCourse UnitScientific
11 Semestral  8487-711-1101-00-23 Fundamentals of ManagementMan6.0
11 Semestral  8487-711-1102-00-23 Business English ILan3.0
11 Semestral  8487-711-1103-00-23 Mathemathics for BusinessMat6.0
11 Semestral  8487-711-1104-00-23 MicroeconomicsEco6.0
11 Semestral  8487-711-1105-00-23 International RelationsSHS3.0
11 Semestral  8487-711-1106-00-23 Information TecnologiesInf6.0
12 Semestral  8487-711-1201-00-23 Organisational Behaviour of International FirmsSHS6.0
12 Semestral  8487-711-1202-00-23 Statistics for BusinessMat6.0
12 Semestral  8487-711-1203-00-23 Fundamentals of International Financial AccountingAcc6.0
12 Semestral  8487-711-1204-00-23 Business English IILan3.0
12 Semestral  8487-711-1205-00-23 MacroeconomicsEco6.0
12 Semestral  8487-711-1206-00-23 International Trade PolicyEco3.0
21 Semestral  8487-711-2101-00-23 Management Accounting in International BusinessAcc6.0
21 Semestral  8487-711-2102-00-23 International ContractsMan3.0
21 Semestral  8487-711-2103-00-23 Ethics in International BusinessMan3.0
21 Semestral  8487-711-2104-00-23 Fundamentals of Finance and International FinanceMan6.0
21 Semestral  8487-711-2105-00-23 Fundamentals of Marketing and International MarketingMan6.0
21 Semestral  8487-711-2106-00-23 International Operations and LogisticsMan6.0
22 Semestral  8487-711-2201-00-23 Fundamentals of International LawLw6.0
22 Semestral  8487-711-2202-00-23 Fundamentals of Strategic Management and International StrategyMan6.0
22 Semestral  8487-711-2203-00-23 International Human Resource ManagementSHS6.0
22 Semestral  8487-711-2204-00-23 Applied Research for International Business ManagementMan6.0
22 Semestral  8487-711-2205-00-23 IPB Free Unit IAIPB6.0
31 Semestral  8487-711-3101-00-23 International Commercial and Fiscal LawLw6.0
31 Semestral  8487-711-3102-00-23 EntrepreneurshipMan6.0
31 Semestral  8487-711-3103-00-23 Management of International ProjectsMan6.0
31 Semestral  8487-711-3104-00-23 International Innovation ManagementMan6.0
31 Semestral  8487-711-3105-00-23 IPB Free Unit IIAIPB6.0
32 Semestral  8487-711-3201-00-23 Internship and ThesisMan27.0
32 Semestral  8487-711-3202-00-23 Research MethodologiesMan3.0

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