Optional modules Master of Arts in International and European Business

 

In addition to the core module, you have to choose one optional module out of eight. In this optional module, you have to reach at least 12 ECTS (i.e. take about 3 courses).

Some of the courses in the optional modules that are offered regularly are listed below. Here, only courses in English language are listed, however, additional courses in German or French are offered. For the currently valid list, you should check the faculty’s website (programme de modules à choix / Wahlmodulprogramm). In addition, the University of Fribourg cooperates in the BeNeFri-network with the neighbouring universities of Berne and of Neuchatel. Courses from their course lists can also be taken and can – after permission by the programme responsibles – be accredited towards the optional modules.

 

Following is the list of the optional modules for the Master of Arts in International and European Business:

 

Strategy (STR)

 

Examples for courses in this module are: Case studies in International Strategy, Strategic Value Creation, Microeconomics of Competitiveness.

 

General Management (GMT)

 

Examples for courses in this module are: Transnational Enterprises in Global Society, Advanced Entrepreneurship.

 

Marketing (MAR)

 

Examples for courses in this module are: Relationship Marketing, Services Marketing, Advanced Seminar in Marketing, Advanced Seminar in European Business, European Marketing, Multivariate Analysis: Data Mining, Online Marketing.

 

Organisation and Human Ressource Management (OHRM)

 

Examples for courses in this module are: Organization Behavior, Intercultural Management.

 

Finance (FIN)

 

Examples for courses in this module are: International Finance, Decision Analysis, Investments.

 

Accounting and Control (ACC)

 

Examples for courses in this module are: Financial Statement Analysis, Audit Methodology, Firm Valuation Seminar, Performance Measurement in Nonprofit Organisations, The Audit Profession and the Public Interest.

 

Business Informatics (BINF)

 

Examples for courses in this module are: Supply Chain Management & Logistics, Advanced Topics in Decision Support.

 

Nonprofit Management (NPO)

 

Examples for courses in this module are: Organisational Change and Crisis Management in Nonprofit Organisations, Esprit et création d'entreprises & entrepreuneuriat social.