Business Management Short Programme

Specialisation of the bachelor’s degree Business Management

Location: Mechelen - Campus De Vest

Do you dream of an international business career?
Follow our English taught business programme: 
International Business & Trade

During your training, you will develop a thorough insight into business economics, with a broad view of the various functions within an organisation.

If you have already completed a business related bachelor's programme, we can offer you a tailor-made abridged programme. 

Would you like to know more about this programme? Don’t hesitate to ask the programme coordinator of your study of choice for more information.

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Why choose Business Management Short Programme


3 countries in 3 years

Take your degree global via your international project, study exchange abroad and international internship. At least 3 countries in 3 years: the US, China, India, Russia, … the choice is yours. So go head, open your mind and your pathways to success! 


Your experience is the added value

Be a part of a talented, diverse and international class and experience the true meaning and power of interculturality first hand. Start building your international network from day one along with the foundations of a rich and rewarding career!  


Prepare for a professional career

Put theory into practice right from the word “go”. With extensive hands-on project work, real-life business cases, international conferences and a 4-month international internship that fully immerse you in the exciting, fast-paced world of global business.  


  • Programme
  • Practice makes perfect
  • Personal coaching
  • Go International
  • Programme

    After this one-year course you will think in business models, know more about the economic make up of different continents and will be able to analyse economic data with ease.

    Semester 1

    During the first semester you will gain more insight in a broad range of subjects related to international business including finance, management, economics, export, supply chain, ERP and so much more.

    Semester 2

    The focus in the second semester is largely on real live practice. You will first gain international experience during an internship abroad to complete the programme with a thesis proving  that you can carry out independent research in your own area of interest.

    Take a look in the programme guide for more details.

  • Practice makes perfect

    In this short programme, you will take all courses in English, together with international students. This will allow you to improve your interpersonal and communication skills, preparing you to operate effectively in the globalised business world of the 21st century.

  • Personal coaching

    At Thomas More you can always count on personalised counselling and coaching. Programme manager Jan Wostyn will help you answer all of your questions related to your field of study. All questions about your individual study programme, exemptions or credits can be directed to the study counsellor Kristel Van Leuven.  Do you need study advice? Your study coach Christina Hermans is there to guide you.

  • Go International

    Through this programme you can gain international experience anywhere in the world. In the past students have done internships in the US, China, Malaysia, South Africa, Brazil, Dubai, France, Germany, Russia, Mexico, ...

After Graduation

  • The job of your life
  • Additional studies
  • The job of your life

    • Business developer
    • Import/Export manager
    • International entrepreneur
    • Business owner
    • International sales manager
    • International project manager
    • Consultant 
  • Additional studies

    Additional bachelor degree

    • extra specialization within Business Management (in one or two years)
    • Additional bachelor’s degree in Tourism and Leisure

    Master's degree

    • In Belgium or abroad
    • Via exchange programme: Business & Trade, Business Administration, Public Management and Policy, Corporate Communication, ...