|Study location||Lithuania, Klaipėda|
|Type||Master, Fulltime online studies with a few on-campus meetings|
|Nominal duration||2 years (90 ECTS)|
|Awards||MA (MA in International Management)|
|Tuition fee||€7,000 per programme
Tuition fee for two academic years is 7,000 EUR.
In addition, students are responsible to pay for their own textbooks, Summer residency housing, and travel to Lithuania.
Tuition fees are paid each term.
|Application fee||€30 one-time
Application fee is non-refundable
Undergraduate diploma (or other comparable)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
The Master of Arts in International Management program is designed to help working professionals from diverse backgrounds enter into higher levels of leadership within business at the intermediate and strategic levels. For students with non-business backgrounds, the MAIM helps bridge the gap between previous studies and disciplines and the business environment. For students with previous business education and backgrounds, the program is designed to develop strategic business perspectives and skills in a variety of business disciplines. Upon graduation, students have the tools to address complex environmental and personnel influences to retain a competitive advantage in an austere international business world.
Term 1: August – November | 1 week at LCC
This term introduces students to core elements of strategic business leadership and management functions. During Term 1, students gain critical foundational experience in the following areas:
- Ethical leadership practices and behaviors when developing business strategies;
- Developing responsive organizational structures while facilitating change;
- Understanding global influences on business culture and marketing processes.
Term 2: January – April | 1 week at LCC
This term continues developing strategic leadership principles with increased concentration on management, financial influences, and effectively leveraging human capital in an organization. During Term 2, students develop skills in:
- Fiscal practices for organizational sustainability and competitive advantage;
- Strategic management and development of sound management practices.
Term 3: April – July | No sessions on campus
This term begins the student independent scholarship journey to increase understanding and implement sound business research practices, as well as visit and evaluate existing business entities that compete in the international environment. During Term 3, students will:
- Gain an important foundation in business research processes for independent scholarship;
- Meet with business leaders in different industries to gain a greater appreciation of the challenges of business in an international environment.
Term 4: January – April | No sessions on campus
This term concludes the business content and research methodological processes for students and begins the transition to independent scholarship. In Term 4, students will:
- Continue and complete business research foundations started in Term 3;
- Develop skills for creativity and innovation at the strategic level for organizational sustainability and competitive advantage;
- Gain skills to understand and evaluate international economic and financial influences on an organization and develop strategic direction to address these influences.
Term 5: April-July | No sessions on campus
This term begins the independent scholarship for students. Working with their advisor, students begin working on their individual business research topics and thesis, synthesizing business principle seminal and current literature into a coherent work. In Term 5, students will:
- Develop a business research topic;
- Coordinate with their advisor to construct the research literature review and methodology;
- Submit required documents for approval prior to conducting research.
Term 6 & Thesis Defense: August | 1 week at LCC
This term brings the independent business research to a conclusion with completion of the thesis and public defense. In Term 6 and Thesis Defense, students will:
- Collect data and develop conclusions for their independent business research;
- Coordinate with their advisors to complete their thesis;
- Defend their independent scholarly work in a public defense.