Department of International Business Management Website
Reference : Undergraduate Bulletin 2015-2016

Degree Conferred: Bachelor of Business Administration (International Business Management)

B.B.A. (International Business Management)

Program Objectives: To produce graduates who have the characteristics, knowledge and skills as follows:

  • Morally sound, committed to acting justly and open to further growth.
  • Have knowledge of the principles and theories in the functional areas and able to apply with respect to international business,
  • Possess analytical tools and practical knowledge to acquire proficiency in international business from an interdisciplinary perspective
  • Able to apply analytical tools and conceptual frameworks to solve business problems.
  • Able to work as a team and motivate others to work.
  • Have positive attitude, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, IT skills and entrepreneurial skills.

A. General Education Courses 40 Credits

Language

Language Courses 15 Credits
BG 1001 English I 3
BG 1002 English II 3
BG 2000 English III 3
BG 2001 English IV 3
GE 1403 Communication in Thai 3
or GE 1401 Language and Communication Skills (For International students) 3

Social Science

Social Science Courses 13 Credits
BG 2400 Macroeconomics 3
BG 2401 Microeconomics 3
GE 1204 Physical Education 1
GE 2202 Ethics 3
MGT 1101 Introduction to Business 3

Humanities

Humanities Courses 6 Credits
GE 2101 World Civilization 3
MGT 2404 Managerial Psychology 3

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics Courses 6 Credits
BG 1200 Mathematics for Business 3
GE 1301 Environmental Science 3

B. Specialized Courses 93 Credits

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Business Core Courses 48 Credits
ACT 1600 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting 3
ACT 2620 Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting 3
BG 1201 Statistics I 3
BG 1400 Business Law I 3
BG 1401 Business Law II 3
BG 2200 Statistics II 3
BIS 1141 Business Software Applications 0
BIS 2180 Information Technology 3
BIS 3340 Computer Tools in Research 0
FIN 2700 Money, Banking and Financial Markets 3
FIN 3701 Corporate Finance 3
IBM 2702 International Business Environment 3
MGT 2900 Principles of Management 3
MGT 3905 Operations Management 3
MGT 3907 Business Communication 3
MGT 3940 Business Research Methodology 3
MGT 4914 Entrepreneurship 3
MKT 2280 Principles of Marketing 3

Major Required Courses

Major Required Courses 30 Credits
BIS 3588 Digital Business Enterprise 3
FIN 4812 International Finance 3
MKT 3620 Global Marketing 3
IBM 3711 Comparative Management 3
IBM 3713 International Management 3
IBM 3714 Export-Import Policy and Strategy 3
IBM 4711 International Human Resource Management 3
IBM 4715 Designing and Managing Global Operations 3
IBM 4809 International Business Research 3
IBM 4811 International Strategic Management 3

Concentration Courses

Students must choose one of the three following plans as their concentration courses.

Plan A: Major Concentration Courses 15 Credits
Or Plan B: Business Concentration Courses 15 Credits
Or Plan C: Major Elective/Foreign Language Courses 15 Credits

Plan A

PLAN A: Major Concentration Courses 15 Credits
Students pursuing PLAN A must select the concentration in the major area and study the five specified courses.
International Marketing Credits
IBM 3642 International Buyer Behavior 3
IBM 3643 International Marketing Communications 3
IBM 3841 International Pricing Strategy 3
IBM 4840 Global Supply Chain Management 3
IBM 4843 International Product and Brand Planning 3

Plan B

PLAN B: Business Concentration Courses 15 Credits
Students pursuing PLAN B must select a concentration in other business areas and study the fi ve specified courses.
Accounting Credits
ACT 3602 Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACT 3603 Intermediate Accounting II 3
ACT 3614 Taxation I 3
ACT 3622 Cost Accounting 3
ACT 3629 Profits Planning and Control 3
Business Information Systems Credits
BIS 3315 Programming and Algorithms 3
BIS 3635 Database Systems 3
BIS 3655 Data Communications and Networking 3
BIS 3666 Information Systems Analysis and Design 3
BIS 4675 Information Systems Project Management 3
Finance and Banking Credits
FIN 3711 Investment 3
FIN 3712 Money and Capital Markets 3
FIN 3713 Business Analysis and Valuation 3
FIN 4813 Financial Management 3
FIN 4815 Bank Management 3
Hospitality and Tourism Management Credits
HTM 3101 Introduction to Hospitality Management 3
HTM 3102 Introduction to Tourism Management 3
HTM 3103 Consumer Behavior in Hospitality and Tourism Industry 3
HTM 3205 Marketing for Hospitality and Tourism 3
HTM 3211 Food and Beverage Management 3
Marketing Credits
MKT 3525 Sales Management 3
MKT 3530 Consumer Behavior 3
MKT 4725 Comparative Analysis and Strategy 3
MKT 4730 Marketing Management 3
MKT 4809 Marketing for Services 3

Plan C

Plan C : Major Elective Courses / Foreign Language Courses
Students pursuing PLAN C must select any five major elective/foreign Language courses. Credits
ACT 4605 International Accounting 3
BIS 3587 Principles of Electronic Commerce 3
ECO 3716 International Trade 3
FIN 3724 Financial Feasibility Planning 3
IBM 3642 International Buyer Behavior 3
IBM 3643 International Marketing Communications 3
IBM 3722 Legal and Ethical Issues in International Business 3
IBM 3723 International Relations 3
IBM 3841 International Pricing Strategy 3
IBM 4820 International Cooperative Strategies 3
IBM 4840 Global Supply Chain Management 3
IBM 4841 International Services Marketing 3
IBM 4843 International Product and Brand Planning 3
IBM 4921 Individual Research 3
IBM 4923 Seminar in Regional Studies 3
MGT 4916 Negotiation Strategy 3
Business French Credits
FR 1500 Introduction to French 3
FR 1501 French I 3
FR 2501 French II 3
FR 3535 Basic Conversation in Business French I 3
FR 3536 Basic Writing in Business French I 3
Business Chinese Credits
CN 0400 Chinese for Beginners I 3
CN 0401 Chinese for Beginners II 3
CN 1400 Introduction to Chinese 3
CN 1401 Chinese I 3
CN 2401 Chinese II 3
Business Japanese Credits
JA 1700 Introduction to Japanese 3
JA 1701 Japanese I 3
JA 2701 Japanese II 3
JA 2702 Japanese III 3
  One Elective Course 3
Any course form the Business Japanese Department upon completion of the prerequisites (if any)

C. Free Elective Courses 9 Credits

Students can take free elective courses of 9 credits from any faculty in Assumption University upon completion of the prerequisites (if any).


Study Plan

First and Second Year (Freshmen and Sophomore)
During the freshmen year, all students in Martin de Tours School of Management pursue the same study plan consisting of general education courses and business core courses, which provide them with the basic knowledge on all disciplines in business. The study plan also prepares the students with adequate knowledge to select a concentration that suits his/her ability, background, and preferences.

Third and Fourth Year (Junior and Senior)
During the junior and senior years, students who select the International Business Management Major follow the International Business Management program of studies:

  1. Ten Major Required Courses
  2. Five Concentration Courses
    Plan A: Major Concentration Courses
    Or Plan B: Business Concentration Courses
    Or Plan C: Major Elective Courses
  3. Three Free Elective Courses

First Year

FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Course Code Course Title Credits
BG 1001 English I 3
BG 1200 Mathematics for Business 3
BG 1201 Statistics I 3
BG 1400 Business Law I 3
GE 1204 Physical Education 1
GE 1301 Environmental Science 3
GE 1403 Communication in Thai 3
or GE 1401 Language and Communication Skills (For international students) 3
  Total 19
Second Semester
Course Code Course Title Credits
ACT 1600 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting 3
BG 1002 English II 3
BG 1401 Business Law II 3
BG 2200 Statistics II 3
BG 2401 Microeconomics 3
BIS 1141 Business Software Applications 0
MGT 1101 Introduction to Business 3
  Total 18

Second Year

SECOND YEAR
First Semester
Course Code Course Title Credits
 ACT 2620 Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting 3
 BG 2000 English III 3
 BG 2400 Macroeconomics 3
 BIS 2180 Information Technology 3
 MGT 2404 Managerial Psychology 3
 MGT 2900 Principles of Management 3
  Total 18
Second Semester
Course Code Course Title Credits
BG 2001 English IV 3
FIN 2700 Money, Banking and Financial Markets 3
GE 2101 World Civilization 3
GE 2202 Ethics 3
IBM 2702 International Business Environment 3
MKT 2280 Principles of Marketing 3
  Total 18

Third Year

THIRD YEAR
First Semester
Course Code Course Title Credits
BIS 3340 Computer Tools in Research 0
BIS 3588 Digital Business Enterprise 3
FIN 3701 Corporate Finance 3
IBM 3711 Comparative Management 3
MKT 3620 Global Marketing 3
  One Plan A / Plan B / Plan C Course 3
  One Plan A / Plan B / Plan C Course 3
  Total 18
Second Semester
Course Code Course Title Credits
IBM 3713 International Management 3
IBM 3714 Export-Import Policy and Strategy 3
MGT 3905 Operations Management 3
MGT 3907 Business Communication 3
MGT 3940 Business Research Methodology 3
  One Plan A / Plan B / Plan C Course 3
  Total 18

Fourth Year

FOURTH YEAR
First Semester
Course Code Course Title Credits
FIN 4812 International Finance 3
IBM 4711 International Human Resource Management 3
IBM 4715 Designing and Managing Global Operations 3
IBM 4809 International Business Research 3
  One Plan A / Plan B / Plan C Course 3
  One Free Elective Courses 3
  Total 18
Second Semester
Course Code Course Title Credits
IBM 4811 International Strategic Management 3
MGT 4914 Entrepreneurship 3
  One Plan A / Plan B / Plan C Course 3
  One Free Elective Course 3
  One Free Elective Course 3
  Total 15