IBA (Bachelor) Information Management


Course Name: 
IBA in Information Management
Course Type: 
Course Sector: 
Business & Finance
Course Duration: 
3 to 4 Years


Entry Points Per Year: 
6 x entry per year possible
Next Starting Date(s): 
4 December 2017, 12 February 2018, April 2018 ...MORE DATES
Degree or Qualification: 
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Tuition Fee: 
Annual: €7.500


Students following the Bachelor of International Business Administration (IBA) programme, specialised in Information Management, will learn about the area of international business and management that is vital to the successful operation of companies and organisations, around the world. The organisation and management of company and government information. Information Managers are the key to success in many companies around the world.

The world of company and organisation management is becoming increasingly reliant on the optimal and structured use of information technology, and the management of information. Business administrators need to understand and use technology that gathers and provides information within a local, national and global environment, and industry requires managers who are able to distil and recognize patterns in that information, and who can apply those analyses to achieve business objectives.

If the world of technology, information, internet, and cutting edge IT solutions appeals to you, and you want to excel by using your skills of management, leadership and decision making, then the programme Business Administration in Information Management is your field!

Course Content

The programme looks at the management of information, the impact of databases and information retrieval on companies and businesses, and also offers modules such as Open Source Software Concepts, Web Design and Benchmarking, and CRM & CMS Systems.

The programme also deals with the company’s management of software and the implementation of networks in SMEs.

Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Accounting & Bookkeeping Marketing Research Corporate Entrepreneurship
Intercultural Management Databases & Information Retrieval - (seminar) Corporate Social Responsibility
Administrative Organisation Management Sales & Export International Labour Relations
Small Business Environment - (seminar) International Trade Risks - (seminar) Labour Negotiation & Work's Council
Modern Principles of Marketing Open Source Software Concepts Advanced Corporate Strategy
  Business Philosophy - (seminar) Corporate Social Responsibility
Introduction to Finance Statistics Business Plan
Food and Beverage Operations Business Accounting Research Methodology & Quantitative Methods
Training in Interpersonal Skills Enterprise Technology & Innovation - (seminar) Business Research Methods
TIPS - Interviewing Skills - (seminar) Sustainable Business Strategic Marketing
TIPS - Effective Meeting CRM & Software Management - (seminar) Marketing in Turbulent Times
TIPS - Peak Performance - (seminar) International Marketing for SMEs
TIPS - Feedback and Group Interaction Information Management - (seminar) International Marketing in Practice
Enterprise Formation Website Design & Benchmarking Quality Management
Sociology and Organisational Behaviour - (seminar) A Good Design is Half Success - (seminar) Quality & Change: Auditing/Certification
Hospitality Operations Marketing Plan Networks in SME's
Managing Sales and Accounts Managing Organisations - (seminar) Appreciative Inquiry
New Business Environment Financial & Risk Management 2nd Foreign Languages /
Food and Beverage  Management Introduction to Entrepreneurship Intercultural Business Communication for Managers
International Law in Business and Commerce Enterprise Diagnostics & Evaluation PDP 3 - Personal Development Plan & Tutoring
2nd Foreign Languages 2nd Foreign Languages Work Placement Module
PDP 1 – Personal Development Plan & Tutoring and Academic English PDP 2 – Personal Development Plan & Tutoring Graduation Assignment
PDP Seminar - Business Presentation Skills PDP Seminar - Managing Diversity  
PDP Seminar - Project Management Game PDP Seminar - Negotiation  
PDP Seminar - Leadership in Business Environment PDP Seminar - Consulting Skills  
PDP Seminar - Team Building PDP Seminar - Tapping your Creativity  
PDP Seminar - Effective Time Management PDP Seminar - Conflict Management  
6 x Project Week & In-company Visits 6 Project weeks & In-company Visits  
PDP Seminar - Team Building    
PDP Seminar - Effective Time Management    
6 x Project Week & In-company Visits    


Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements - Bachelor Programmes

High School Diploma or final certificate, equivalent to the Netherlands VWO, HAVO or MBO level 4 diploma / UK AS & A Level or BTEC. Please contact the Admissions Office to receive High School diploma comparisons. Please note: Advanced Placement / Credit Transfer Possible.

Direct Entry to Final Year Bachelor Programme (Top-Up)

Students with successful study experience equivalent to 160 European Credits in a related business or economic field are able to enter directly into the Final Year Programme (80 credits - please see 'Top-Up Degree' descriptions). Wittenborg's Graduation and Examination Board will decide on entry based on credit transcripts and qualifications presented.

English Language Requirements

IELTS 6 or TOEFL Equivalent. Click here for an overview of the equivalent scores.
TOEFL Code of Wittenborg is 4889.

Not got the English language level requirements? Inform about our Foundation Programme here.

The Industry

In the modern company, the CIO has now generally become the second most important manager, because of the huge fundamental impact that Information Technology has made on business practices, processes and working environments.

Companies can no longer operate successfully without a secure and well-designed Information Management Policy. Business Administrators must be in firm control of these key areas of their company, and of each department, which includes all personnel working in the team.

Career Prospects

The career prospects for an Information Management specialist remain excellent in the ever changing world economy, and students have joined corporations such as Sun Microsystems and Microsoft, however many graduates have also found management and leadership positions in SME’s as information officers.

Graduates can work in a wide variety of settings that require the management and organization of information to operate. This includes sectors like retail, healthcare, banking and business environments. Some possible career paths are:

  • Database analyst
  • Communication Manager
  • Information Security Risk and Compliance Manager
  • Business Intelligence Officer
  • Project Manager
  • Business Information Manager
  • Applications Developer
  • Database Administrator
  • Information Systems Manager
  • IT Consultant
  • IT Sales Professional
  • IT Technical Support Officer
  • Network Engineer
  • System Analyst
  • Systems Developer
  • Technical Author

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