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 Technology is your field!
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 - Bachelor Programmes
High School Diploma or final certificate, equivalent to the Netherlands HAVO or MBO level 4 diploma / UK AS & A Level or BTEC. Please contact the Admissions Office to receive High School diploma comparisons. Advanced Placement / Credit Transfer Possible
Direct Entry to Final Year
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). The examination and graduation 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 level requirements? Inform about our Foundation Programme here.
Entry Requirements - Master of Science Programmes
Degree and/or experience:
Bachelor degree, or an HND equivalent plus at least 5 years of relevant industry experience.
Students with non-relevant qualifications may be asked to complete a short portfolio prior to starting the course.
Other applicants with extensive industry experience will be considered on an individual basis.
English Language Requirements
IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL Equivalent. Click here for an overview of the equivalent scores.
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.
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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