Online Bachelor of Global Management
Globalization relies on dedicated leaders who are driven to create sustainable prosperity worldwide. In a global management major, you’ll learn how to manage global organizations and lead effectively in international contexts. This degree develops your knowledge in international business, entrepreneurship and leadership so you can become a skilled global leader.
Next start date: 01/08/2024
Total classes: 40
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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What is global management?
Global management is a distinct set of administration, communication and management strategies tailored to the needs of an interconnected, worldwide community. This includes how organizations manage hiring, marketing, finance, sales and other important functions internationally. Recent globalization and technological advancement mean that management approaches have had to quickly adapt to new international realities.
Why earn your Bachelor of Global Management from ASU Online
The online global management major from ASU draws on the Thunderbird School of Global Management's expertise in international management practices, global affairs and intercultural communication training to provide you with a highly specialized global leadership and management education. The school emphasizes applied content, so you can learn how to use theoretical concepts in practical scenarios. You’ll develop skills and gain experience that international employers value highly in this era of rapid globalization and technological innovation.
Additionally, this bachelor’s degree can be completed as part of an Accelerated Master’s program. When accepted, you can earn a master’s degree in as little as one year after completing your undergraduate degree. This opportunity saves you time and money, while giving you advanced knowledge in your field. Applicable master’s degrees include:
Topics covered in the global management major
Arizona State University's global management degree online covers leadership, management and entrepreneurship across the private, public and non-profit sectors. This includes studying global marketing, accounting, finance, markets and trade within the context of international business. You’ll also develop crucial professional leadership skills in classes focused on multinational organizational leadership and regional management. Courses in the global management program also address cultural competencies and cross-cultural communication. With this knowledge, you’ll have a deep understanding of how to successfully lead global groups and organizations.
Global management courses
Classwork in the global management major incorporates case studies and other hands-on coursework so you can gain professional experience in global business and leadership. To earn this degree, you’ll need to complete an internship, which can take different forms. For example, you may work on an international initiative at your existing job or with another institution in your area. The curriculum culminates in a capstone project in which you will be required to provide a written analysis of a company investment. Courses in this major include:
TGM 312: Big Data in the Global Economy
TGM 204: Principles of Marketing for Global Organizations
TGM 300: Principles of Finance for Global Organizations
TGM 353: Regional Management Environment (G)
TGM 489: Multinational Organizational Leadership
Global business management careers
The global management major prepares graduates for leadership roles in multinational corporations, international organizations, nongovernmental organizations, start-ups and social enterprises. A global management degree can also lead to careers in public service. Some graduates may work in diplomacy or for international nonprofits. Career paths in the field include:
Admission requirements for the global management major
You are considered a first-year student for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).
A global university with a reputation for innovation
ASU is a global university that is committed to innovation, research and high-quality academic programs. Our university has been recognized with peer-reviewed honors from U.S. News & World Report. We’ve also received accolades from other prestigious organizations, showcasing our commitment to excellence across all disciplines.
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