Are you passionate about languages and people? Do you want to work as an office manager, project manager, recruitment officer or process consultant for an international company, in your home country or abroad? It's all within your reach with a degree in International Office Management!
Why Bachelor in International Office Management?
- You will take classes with a group of international students: an enriching experience.
- With three internships, many guest lectures, company visits, study trips abroad, internationally oriented cases, etc., the theory comes to life.
- You'll learn to communicate professionally in English and two other foreign languages.
You aspire to a job in an international company or abroad. You can’t wait to step outside your comfort zone. You have a passion for languages, people and managing projects. You want to be the one who keeps the office running. International Office Management will help you to kick-start your career! This full three-year bachelor programme is taught entirely in English.
Choose your specialisation!
Business & Languages
Are you a natural linguist? Go for Business & Languages. You’ll learn how to communicate professionally in English and in two other foreign languages (German, Spanish, French or Chinese). As a multilingual office manager you will be the ideal candidate for a position in an international company, either in Belgium or overseas. Communication skills have never before been as important as they are now. You train these skills in course units like Intercultural Communication and International Business English. Furthermore, you develop your knowledge of Business Basics and get to know the inner workings of Process and Project Management. This way, you will be able to improve procedures and processes worldwide. This specialization turns you into a well-rounded professional, a true asset for any international company.
Human Resources Management
How do you attract strong employees? And how do you retain them? What are the newest trends in human resources management? How do you develop HR strategies? And how do you translate them into concrete practice? In the specialization Human Resources Management, you discover how to put the right person in the right place in a company, so that your future organization can continue to grow. You get to know the tools you can use to motivate and manage your staff efficiently. Of course, HR is more than just recruiting: our focus lies on all aspects of a company’s HR policy. You dive into the world of recruitment and selection, employer branding, IT and social media, employee organization and payroll, (social) law, people management, … You will be immersed in fields such as Marketing Communication, Business Economics and Process and Lean Management. You receive a well-balanced education that prepares you for life as an HR professional.
Who are your fellow students?
In the International Office Management programme you'll find:
- Foreign students who wish to enroll for a study programme taught in English. Or who wish to study at Artevelde University College to gain a bachelor’s degree.
- Flemish students who want to immerse themselves in a fascinating environment: you follow courses with international students, learn to pay attention to intercultural communication and you get to know a wide range of office management topics.
- Residents in Belgium who hold a foreign degree and who wish to obtain a bachelor’s degree in International Office Management.
Coaching and Mentoring of Students
We attach great importance to the coaching of our students: the programme starts with a course unit “Talent & Management Development”. Skills such as effective time management, minute taking, planning, organizing etc. are not only useful for the future professional life but also contribute to being successful in higher education. Personal supervision of each student by his/her study coach will complement this course unit throughout the first year. In the following two years, we continue to work on the development of our students, as to fully prepare them for the professional life. Furthermore, all our lecturers are very approachable and are happy to help students with resolving any problems.
Application and enrolment procedure
All detailed information about your degree and language requirements can be found on our website: https://www.arteveldeuniversitycollege.be/enrolment/degree-seeking-students/how-enrol/enrolling-new-studentThrough the following link, you can find more information about the full cost for the academic year 2019-2020 (Total duration of the study is at least 3 years).
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