Exchange programme | Business Management

Exchange programme

Location: Mechelen -Campus De Vest

Broaden your horizons!  

  • Entrepreneurship is in your blood; you know an opportunity when you see one. 
  • You’re ready to dive into the fast-paced world of global business and trade
  • You will explore cultural differences and their impact on foreign trade
  • The theoretical knowledge and insights you acquire come together with pragmatic models and practical skills to make a real impact
  • International experience and networks will add substance to your CV.
  • By combining language courses in Chinese, German, Spanish, French or Dutch, your studies will pave the way for an inspiring international career.  
  • Your time is valuable, so we are flexible!
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Saskia Verswijvel
International Coordinator
International coordinator
For all your questions on the courses and Learning Agreements.
Aitzi Menchaca de Diego
Aitzi Menchaca de Diego
International Office
For all your questions on the application procedure & practical arrangements.
Inge Vervoort -IO
Inge Vervoort
Head International Office

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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!  

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Dreaming of an international career

Do you want to gain a broad global outlook in business, develop your soft skills and realise your international dreams.
You’ll learn how to analyse economic data, to think in business models, to discover the different economic make-up of various continents and you’ll develop strong interpersonal and communication skills which are essential to make a difference in the globalized business world of the 21st century.

 

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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

  • Overview
  • Courses
  • Conditions
  • Exam regulations
  • Personal coaching
  • Overview

    International Business and Trade: new markets, new concepts, growing demands, international projects. This program combines business, entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, language courses and so much more.
    We advise students to choose courses for approx. 30 ECTS per semester.
    Select the courses out of one phase and complete with electives. Thomas More remains the right to change the learning agreement upon arrival if the student doesn’t meet the requirements to enter the course.

    The academic year in a nutshell

  • Courses

    Below you can find an overview of the courses ( under reservation of changes), with the number of credits per phase. Credits express how many hours you need on average to process the subject matter (incl. lessons). Count about 25 to 30 hours for 1 study credit. 

    • We have explained the most important courses in a blue tooltip.  
    • Would you like to know the detailed content of each subject? Check the programme guide. 
    • Language courses: exchange students must include in their application a document stating their actual level of the chosen language.
    • The combination of courses from different phases can be restricted by planning issues.
    • Courses marked with a * are offered fully online. This means you don't have to physically come to Belgium to take these courses.
    CodeECTSAutumnSpring
    Courses phase 1
    Business Fundamentals i YB0996 6 x
    Process & Project Management i YB1086 3 x
    Intercultural Communication i YR0129 3 x
    Entrepreneurial Management 1 i YB1004 3 x
    Business Intelligence Fundamentals i YB1006 3 x
    Digital Skills i YB0997 3 x
    Business Communication i YB1125 3 x
    Procure & Sypply Chain i YB0999 3 x
    Courses phase 2
    Ethical Managerial problem-solving i YB1194 3 x
    Management Skills i YB1056 3 x
    Financial Management i YB1027 6 x
    Sales i YB1001 3 x
    Sales Management i YB1149 3 x
    CRM i YB1129 3 x
    African Business Topics i YB1026 3 x
    International Project i YB1039 3 x
    Courses phase 3
    Entrepreneurial Management i YB1195 3 x
    CodeECTSAutumnSpring
    Enterprise Resource Planning i YB1127 3 x
    Cost Calculation i YB1128 6 x
    Sustainable Strategic Management i YB1150 3 x
    Societal & Consumer trends i YB1196 3 x
    Social Media i YB1131 3 x
    Export Management and Sourcing i YB1130 3 x
    Highly recommended
    Survival Dutch YR0118 3 x
    Survival Dutch YR0381 3 x
    Courses phase 1
    Economics i YB1146 3 x
    Business game i YB1008 3 x
    EU Business Topics i YB1159 3 x
    Business Analytics i YB1000 3 x
    Personal Development i YB1002 3 x
    Globalization & International Marketing i YB0998 3 x
    International Trade i YB1003 3 x
    Asian Business Topics i YB1005 3 x
    Latin-American Business Topics i YB0636 3 x
    CodeECTSAutumnSpring
    Courses phase 1
    Business Fundamentals i YB0996 6 x
    Process & Project Management i YB1086 3 x
    Intercultural Communication i YR0129 3 x
    Entrepreneurial Management 1 i YB1004 3 x
    Business Intelligence Fundamentals i YB1006 3 x
    Digital Skills i YB0997 3 x
    Business Communication i YB1125 3 x
    Procure & Sypply Chain i YB0999 3 x
    Courses phase 2
    Ethical Managerial problem-solving i YB1194 3 x
    Management Skills i YB1056 3 x
    Financial Management i YB1027 6 x
    Sales i YB1001 3 x
    Sales Management i YB1149 3 x
    CRM i YB1129 3 x
    African Business Topics i YB1026 3 x
    International Project i YB1039 3 x
    Courses phase 3
    Entrepreneurial Management i YB1195 3 x
    Enterprise Resource Planning i YB1127 3 x
    Cost Calculation i YB1128 6 x
    Sustainable Strategic Management i YB1150 3 x
    Societal & Consumer trends i YB1196 3 x
    Social Media i YB1131 3 x
    Export Management and Sourcing i YB1130 3 x
    Highly recommended
    Survival Dutch YR0118 3 x
    Survival Dutch YR0381 3 x
    Courses phase 1
    Economics i YB1146 3 x
    Business game i YB1008 3 x
    EU Business Topics i YB1159 3 x
    Business Analytics i YB1000 3 x
    Personal Development i YB1002 3 x
    Globalization & International Marketing i YB0998 3 x
    International Trade i YB1003 3 x
    Asian Business Topics i YB1005 3 x
    Latin-American Business Topics i YB0636 3 x
  • Conditions

    Only students from partner universities can enroll as exchange student after nomination by your home coordinator.

  • Exam regulations

    Period

    Start date

    End date

    In case of illness

    Grades

    JANUARY

    +/-11JAN

    +/-30JAN

    +/-29/30JAN

    04FEB

    JUNE

    31MAY

    19JUN

    18/19JAN

    30JUN

    RESITS AUGUST

    +/-16AUG

    03SEP

    02/03SEP

    09SEP

  • Personal coaching

    Yes, we care  

    During your exchange you can count on a whole support team to truly make you feel at home at Thomas More. The International Support Team, the International Office, your 'buddy', Student Services (STUVO), all of our lecturers and many more will personally guide you to ensure that you blend in from the beginning and prosper so that we help you to deploy and nurture your talents. You will never feel alone.  

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