|Contact||Leontien Tiddens | firstname.lastname@example.org | 06 - 1247 4638|
|Type of minor||B: Toegankelijk voor enkele hbo-opleidingen (Economics, Environmental Science, Human Resource Management, Business, Law, Marketing, Technology, Textile Engineering & Management, Tourism, Business Engineering)|
|Non-qualifying courses||International Business and Management Studies|
|Link Kies op Maat||Kies op Maat|
The international business community is increasingly concerned with sustainability issues and consequently looking for people that have knowledge and experience in this field.
In this full time minor various controversial issues of sustainability are addressed with regards to global trade and international business from the following three angles:
The Sustainable International Business minor is relevant and of interest to ambitious students taking the following bachelor programmes, among others:
This minor is also of interest for international students interested in following this minor as a 'short course'. We welcome and encourage diversity and heterogeneity in the composition of the group of students taking the minor.
You must have passed the first year of a bachelor programme.
You will work on the following skills in an international setting:
What is the minor about?
The global economic, people and planet related issues in relation to Corporate Social
Responsibility are the focus of this course and focuses on the following questions:
The first 10-week term consists of excursions, guest lectures and different modules each week addressing the economic, environmental and social aspects of corporate social responsibility. The modules consist of lectures, interaction and assignments.
There is a choice in the second 10-week term between:
You are required to attend and contribute actively to the following activities:
Where and when?
This minor will be held in the International Business School in Deventer. Period: September 2nd 2019 - February 1st 2020.
The minor consists of different modules and each module has different requirements. The assessment of the modules consists of giving presentations, writing essays and (written) exams. Attendance and active participation are prerequisites.
The grade for the project (2nd semester) is determined by the grades for the research plan and final report. For the project in the second period there are different requirements, such as the writing of an expectiationpaper, research plan, final report and reflection document and presentations about the project.
In previous editions of this minor, students have performed internships with local companies in Africa, Asia and Europe. Students who have remained in the Netherlands have researched sustainability issues for companies such as G-Star, Heineken, Bredenoord and FrieslandCampina.
Marton Mengerink: “The minor Sustainable International Business brought me life-changing experiences that expanded my horizon. My perspective of the world and business changed forever."
Roy Boterman: “The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.”
Sven Markus: “Interesting minor, an international project which I will never forget.”
Marie-Hélène de Neve: “A mixture of sustainability and international business with an opportunity to implement this in a project abroad.”
Fady Hawa: “We are living on this planet as if we had another one to go to."