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Why study the MIBE?

The Master of International Business and Entrepreneurship (MIBE) brings together the two interrelated disciplines of international business and entrepreneurship, giving students a unique insight into how multinational businesses and globally focused start-ups operate.

The course involves both independent study and team projects across a range of relevant internationally focused subjects, giving you the knowledge, confidence and expertise you need to advance in international business and entrepreneurship.

Introducing the new Master of International Business and Entrepreneurship

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Why study at Curtin?

Our instructors have strong industry and professional links with multinational businesses and globally focussed start-ups giving you an insider’s view of the way they are achieving global reach and impact.

Our close proximity to the innovation networks of Technology Park, and the working relationship our instructors have with the Curtin Intellectual Property commercialisation ecosphere, will let you explore real-world case studies and networking opportunities.

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Course Structure

Year One

Semester One

Culture and ethics in business

Examine contemporary cultural and ethical issues and their impact on global business.

Creativity and innovation

Learn to develop innovative solutions using creativity as a business tool.

Taught by Dr Htwe Htwe Thein Taught by Dr Louis Geneste
Management and Organisational Behaviour

Explore the behavioural dimensions of management and effective leadership.

Global marketing

Analyse marketing issues and opportunities encountered by global managers.

Taught by Prof Brian D’Netto Taught by Dr Fazlul Rabbanee

Semester Two

Corporate strategy

Formulation and implementation of firms’ strategies for sustainable competitive advantage.

Design thinking

Learn to use design thinking processes to develop solutions to global problems.

Taught by Dr Bella Butler Taught by Dr Philip Ely
Business research methods

Learn to understand and solve business problems with critical thinking and research skills.

Business models and feasibility

Conceive, plan and simulate start-up business ideas with global potential.

Taught by Dr Sandra Gountas Taught by Dr Paull Weber

Year Two

Semester One

Global business dynamics

Apply contemporary global business theories and concepts to practice.

Commercialisation of tech innovation

Learn about international spinoffs of Curtin via hands-on case development.

Taught by Dr Subra Ananthram  Taught by Dr Paull Weber
Elective Unit 1 Elective unit 2

Semester Two

International business strategy research

Explore international business strategic issues faced by multinationals through research.

Managing multinational enterprises

Explore the motivations, strategies, and management of multinationals’ expansion overseas.

Taught by Dr Forest Li Taught by Dr Forest Li
Intellectual property management and commercialisation

Explore strategies for managing and commercialising intellectual property globally.

Start-up project

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Start-up study tour

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Taught by Ms Cheryl Foong

Choose your start-up experience

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Start-up project

In your final semester you can choose to undertake a start-up project, where you’ll learn to build and deliver a fully developed investor pitch from the ground up.

This project will give you the confidence and experience to take your ideas from the classroom to the boardroom.

Led by Dr Paull Weber

Start-up study tour

Alternatively, in your final semester you can choose to undertake an international study tour to a hotbed of entrepreneurial activity such as Silicon Valley, Switzerland and India.

During your study tour you will explore first-hand, the opportunities and challenges faced by real global start-ups.

Led by Dr Subra Ananthram

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Entry Pathways and Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)

CurtinX Micro Masters in the Internet of Things

Successful completion of all six verified courses in the Micro Masters in the Internet of Things (IoT) provides an entry pathway into the Master of International Business and Entrepreneurship degree program.

Subject to meeting Curtin’s admission criteria, you will receive 100 credits* (25% of the course requirements) towards your degree completion.

Alternatively, students already enrolled in the Master of International Business and Entrepreneurship program can elect to complete the six verified courses in the Micro Masters in IoT to receive 100 credits towards their degree via CRL.

*The 100 credits comprise of four 25 credit units including Creativity and Innovation; Design Thinking; Elective 1 and Elective 2

Curtin Ignition

Successful completion of Curtin Ignition is another pathway into the Master of International Business and Entrepreneurship degree program.
Subject to meeting Curtin’s admission criteria, you will receive 25 credits towards the completion of your degree.

Alternatively, students already admitted into the Master of International Business and Entrepreneurship degree can elect to complete Curtin Ignition to receive 25 credits (in place of the Start-up project OR Start-up study tour) towards the program via CRL.

MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

Successful completion of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp is another pathway into the Master of International Business and Entrepreneurship degree program.
Subject to meeting Curtin’s admission criteria, you will receive 50 credits towards the completion of your degree.

Alternatively, students already admitted into the Master of International Business and Entrepreneurship degree can elect to complete the MIT bootcamp to receive 50 credits (in place of the Start-up project OR Start-up study tour and one elective) towards the program via CRL.

Further Information

International students

Visit our International Future Students website to find out more about studying in Australia.

Domestic students

Check out our upcoming events to visit us on campus.

Accreditation

CBS is recognised as an elite global business school through accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.

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International students:

Call + 61 8 9266 5888

Complete our course enquiry form and a Curtin international student advisor will contact you shortly.

Domestic students:

Call 1300 222 888

Submit a question and our future student team will endeavour to answer it as soon as possible.

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