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    Tuition £ 9,100 £ 5,500 Limited time offer
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    Duration 4 Days
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Special Executive Masters Programme (S.E.M.P)

This programme is geared at enhancing working executives' careers. The SEMP is an encapsulated Senior Management Programme for the High Performance Managers and Directors who work in critical roles and need an intensive course to cover the key areas that drive success and profit in business today.

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We are a world class business school located in the heart of London, Dubai, Muscat and Lagos.
We are one of the fastest growing MBA colleges in London, with a stylish blended
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Course Overview

Business today is global. No company can be confident of surviving unless it appreciates this fact and understands its implications.

This international business course will teach you the theories, concepts and terminology you need to know in order to make a head start in the diverse and fast-paced business environment we know today. Covering drivers of globalisation, foreign markets, and ways to compare national and regional economies, the course will help you make sense of how an international business operates.

Course focus

International business
Cross-cultural management

About the Special Executive Masters Programme

The MSBM Special Executive Masters Programme is short certificate modules designed for anyone who would benefit from more in-depth business knowledge delivered in a short and intensive programme. This programme is suitable for successful professionals or specialist in the private, public or non-profit making sectors that have new management responsibilities and need to quickly expand their management knowledge.

The (SEMP) programme serves as a refresher course for those who have had their Masters a long time ago and need a quick reminder or as an academic update while it serves as a crash programme for those very experienced professionals who never made time out for their masters yet they require the academic and practical relevance of this masters’ experience. It is a good programme for individuals who are newly promoted to the managerial post, the program enables them to acclimatise to the new position as well as help them intake the right decisions.


By the end of the Programme, you will have specialized knowledge of International Business
that reflects the Changing Commercial, Social, Political and Technical Realities of the Global Economy such as:

  • Better understand the impact of cultural differences on business operations
  • Assess markets in different countries for investment and growth opportunities
  • Understand the advantages and disadvantages of different marketing strategies and the ethical issues facing global companies
  • Gain an overview of how governments influence international business activities
  • Develop enhanced strategic decision-making and an international mindset
  • Gain practical solutions to address the complexities of global business and management
  • Retain and develop top achievers and high-potential employees in the Organization
  • Be equipped with the skills and knowledge to fulfil senior international responsibilities and drive organisational success.

Who should attend?

This course is designed to help delegates build a critical analysis of the elements necessary to develop international business. It will make you aware of how to work within different cultures and develop an understanding of building a business across borders.

People that Attended the Previous Programme are:

  • Business Leaders
  • Financial Institutions Executives
  • Oil and Gas Companies Executives
  • HR Managers, Financial Advisors
  • International Realtors
  • Importers and Exporters
  • Multinational Companies Executives
  • Regulatory and Government Organization


Day 1 - Global Strategy 

Market and non-market strategies
Leading effectively across national cultures
Managing the global value chain
Global value creation: adding value scorecard
How to globalise: aligning organisational structures

Day 2 - Risk and Reputation 

Developing leadership styles to manage corporate reputation effectively
Risk analysis and scenarios thinking
Power and influence in global companies
Stakeholder engagement and crisis management

Day 3 - Corporate Diplomacy in a Global Context 

Business relations with states and NGOs
Corporate diplomacy: business as a political actor
Dealing effectively with the multiple regulator problem
Measuring and mitigating political risks
Government outsourcing

Day 4 - Business Challenges in Emerging Markets 

The rise of state capitalism and its impact on business-government relations
Dynamics of competition between local and foreign firms in emerging markets
Inclusive innovation at the bottom and the middle of the pyramid
The rise of emerging markets and the future of the global economic order.

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Participants who successfully complete all the modules in the programme will receive the Special Executive Masters Programme, S.E.M.P Certificate Certificate from the Metropolitan School of Business and Management UK.

The Special Executive Masters Certificates are Non-credit bearing and Non-Degree Certificates.

These are not actual Masters Certificate but a trademark of the Metropolitan School of Business and Management. However, the modules of the Special Executive Masters Programme are modelled after the regular Master's programmes which allow delegates to gain a thorough knowledge of the subject.

This programme cannot be used to pursue an academic PhD.

However the relevancy of the certificate lies in the knowledge of the bearer to demonstrate ground knowledge of the subject the certificate was issued in, and this certificate counts towards the appropriate Continuous Professional Development (CPD).

There is no strict Academic Requirement for this Programme as it is a Non-Credit Bearing Programme. However, Students are expected to have working experience as a Team Lead, Supervisor or Manager.


Please check with your Country’s Ministry of Foreign Affair to know if you require a UK VISA to come into the country. 

If you do require a UK Visa, kindly note that you are required to handle this on your own without any recourse to us.

We advise that Delegates already hold a UK Visa with at least 3 months' validity before registering for the Programme.

Your Hotel Confirmation Slip, (if handled by us) along with your Joining Instructions would be sent to you before the program commences.

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