In today’s globalised economy, business often is international, not just in terms of markets but also in terms of production and organisation and so the study of business and international business would prepare the graduate to meet the demands of doing business in today’s world.

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Interested in Business?

The term business refers to an organisation or enterprising entity engaged in commercial, industrial, or professional activities. The purpose of a business is to organise some sort of economic production of goods or services. Businesses can be for-profit entities or non-profit organizations fulfilling a charitable mission or furthering a social cause. These range in scale and scope from sole proprietorships to large, international corporations.

Why study Business at HELP?

The HELP Business (Business, International Business) Programme is designed for students who wish to specialise in courses that lead to a career in international business management. The programme provides a broad foundation in business in addition to specialised studies in international management and international marketing. Upon completion of the programme, graduates will have learned interpersonal, negotiation, and leadership skills. Graduates will have also learnt how to generate global and local creative strategies, as well as the skills to effectively implement them.

The Faculty of Business, Economics and Accounting is distinguished for the quality of its academic staff and the depth of its programmes and its close links with the industry.

  • More than 40% of our lecturers have doctoral degrees in their specialised fields and most of our lecturers have more than 10 years of teaching experience at HELP University and substantial corporate work experience.

  • The Industry Advisory Board ensures that the Business programmes offered by the faculty are relevant and meet the expectation of the industry.

  • Our students have won various competitions such as CPA AustraliaKMPG Case Competition, CIMB ASEAN Stock Challenge, Maybank Go Ahead. Challenge, EY Young Tax Professional of the Year, OSK Stock Market Challenge and many others.

  • Recognition accorded by world class universities, and accreditation from professional bodies

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Career Pathways for Business

A degree in international business prepares you for a global, diverse career, with opportunities across many sectors and industries. Employers typically expect graduates to have experience of working in a business environment so it's a good idea to undertake some relevant experience before you graduate (AGCAS, 2023).

If you are keen on pursuing an international business degree, it is advisable that you should have some interest in different cultures as it would help in your chances of getting hired. However, remember that international business does not always require you to be based abroad, with most ecommerce and digital businesses having an international client base.

Examples of International Business jobs are:
  • Arbitrator 
  • Business Development 
  • Supply chain manager
  • Human resources officer
  • External auditor
  • Entrepreneur
  • Management Consulting
  • Accounting
  • Data Analyst
  • Insurance
  • Management Analyst
  • Sales
  • Management
  • Project Management

Business Programmes