About this Specialization

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This specialisation from the University of London is designed to help you develop and build the essential business, academic, and cultural skills necessary to succeed in further study and in international business. If completed successfully, you may be able to use your certificate from this specialisation as part of the application process for the University of London Global MBA. This Specialisation is endorsed by CMI.
Learner Career Outcomes
33%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
29%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
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100% online courses
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Flexible Schedule
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 7 months to complete
Suggested 4 hours/week
English
Subtitles: English, Arabic
Learner Career Outcomes
33%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
29%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Intermediate Level
Approx. 7 months to complete
Suggested 4 hours/week
English
Subtitles: English, Arabic

There are 6 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Professional Skills for International Business

4.7
stars
632 ratings
161 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Management Skills for International Business

4.7
stars
362 ratings
79 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Quantitative Foundations for International Business

3.9
stars
270 ratings
79 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Statistics for International Business

3.7
stars
208 ratings
57 reviews

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  • Yes! To get started, click the course card that interests you and enroll. You can enroll and complete the course to earn a shareable certificate, or you can audit it to view the course materials for free. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialization, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Specialization. Visit your learner dashboard to track your progress.

  • Yes, Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project. Learn more.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free. If you cannot afford the fee, you can apply for financial aid.

  • This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • This Specialization doesn't carry university credit, but some universities may choose to accept Specialization Certificates for credit. Check with your institution to learn more.

  • The Specialisation contains five courses and the Capstone. The five MOOCs each have four modules of content, and the Capstone has five modules. You should be able to complete each module in approximately five hours of work, meaning that the Specialisation as a whole should take you 125 hours to complete. Each course has an indicative four week structure (five in the case of the Capstone) but you are welcome to complete each course at your own pace.

  • No specific background knowledge is necessary. However, if you are planning to take this Specialisation as an entry route to the University of London Global MBA, you will still need to have at least one of the core requirements for entry to be eligible after completing the Specialisation.

  • With the exception of the Capstone, no, you do not need to take the courses in a specific order. As the Capstone will draw on aspects of all of the other courses in the Specialisation, we strongly advise completing these before embarking on this part of the Specialisation.

  • No, these MOOCs are not credit bearing. However, gaining a certificate for the Specialisation may help you meet the entry requirements for the University of London Global MBA.

  • The Specialisation is designed to help you develop and build the essential business, academic, and cultural skills necessary to succeed in international business or in MBA study. You will be introduced to key concepts which will come up on the University of London Global MBA, as well as being given an overview of current themes in international business. If you have been out of education for more than ten years, you may also find this Specialisation helps you get back into the mind-set of university learning.

  • It is not a requirement but you are strongly advised to complete the specialization.

  • Yes! The course is open to everyone, and will be useful for those starting out in the workplace, or considering further study in any of the areas covered by these MOOCs

  • The Specialisation is priced under the Subscription Model at $49 per month.

    When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialisation, you will be automatically subscribed to the entire Specialisation. If you are just interested in a single course in the Specialisation, you will need to cancel your subscription after completing this course in order to stop the recurring monthly charge.

  • With the exception of the Capstone, each course in the Specialisation will begin once every two weeks. The Capstone will begin once every six weeks.

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