International Business

Career opportunities

The rise in international trade means that there is a growing demand for young managers with an international focus. With your Bachelor of Business Administration degree, the whole world will be open to you. 78% of IB alumni found their first job within 3 months. 87% of those in employment work for companies operating internationally in a wide variety of business sectors. They work mainly in Marketing (24%), Sales (19%), Accounting / Finance (18%) and Logistics (8%).

Potential Careers

  • Business development officer
    You create strategic plans and formulate action plans for new business ventures. You concentrate on finding new business and expanding current business into new local, regional, national or international markets.
  • Account manager
    You are responsible for establishing and maintaining relations with business customers as well as for concluding transactions. You develop the strategic and tactical plans for sales.
  • Marketing manager
    You promote the company's products or services and bring them to the attention of (potential) customers.
  • Export manager
    You buy products in the Netherlands, find buyers for these products abroad and ensure that the products are delivered abroad.
  • Fund manager
    You advise clients on how to invest their money. You make corresponding investments in a variety of areas, including the stock market, bonds, commodity futures and currency.
  • Communications officer
    Communications Officer You help implement the communication policy aimed at internal and external target groups. You are responsible for communicating the company's activities effectively. You know how to reach the different target groups.
  • Trade marketing representative
    You are involved with the sales outlets of an organisation and responsible for ensuring that products are stocked and distributed optimally. You generate volume and collect market information.
  • Human resource manager
    You are involved with the recruitment and selection of new staff. And with the personal development of employees. You also deal with restructuring measures or mass redundancies, employment terms and salaries, and the work environment.