- It is international, both as to the educational contents and the student population;
- It is taught entirely in English;
- It is based on a combination of elements from the traditional economics programs in the fields of marketing and sales, finance, and management;
- It focuses on the complexities of international trade and commerce and the entrepreneurial environment;
- It offers practical training in international companies;
- Structural participation of foreign students leads to a high degree of international exposure;
- Students acquire an excellent preparation for their future professional careers.
- Dutch, American and truly international - with this program students from the Netherlands and other EU countries receive a business-oriented education that is truly unique. The Webster Leiden dual degree in IBMS offers an immediate entry point into the international business job market. At the same time, because it is an accredited American degree, it is an excellent entry point into further academic studies at the Masters level either in the Webster University Worldwide system or at other Anglo-Saxon universities throughout the world.
- Business and Management core courses (required)
- General Education courses (required)
- Variable courses or Electives ("vrije keuzeruimte").
- Specialization courses (required for the specialization or "afstudeer-variant"). The "General Management" variant has no specialization courses.
- Graduates will explain the important terminology, facts, concepts, principles, analytic techniques, and theories used in management.
- Graduates will be able to identify and apply appropriate terminology, facts, concepts, principles, analytic techniques, and theories used in management when analyzing moderately complex situations.
- Graduates will be able to synthesize and integrate important concepts, principles, and theories used in management into solutions to moderately complex management problems.
For the graduation specialization in Business Administration, the following additional outcomes have been defined to allow students to also qualify for the American Bachelor of Science in Business Administration:
- Students use information, analytical tools, and problem-solving skills to make well-reasoned business decisions, considering both quantitative factors and qualitative factors such as ethical considerations.
a. Students can perform statistical and quantitative analysis.
b. Students make decisions accounting for risk and qualitative factors.
c. Students can evaluate the impact of business decisions on a firm’s stakeholders.
- Students can perform financial analysis.
a.Students can prepare financial statements and reports.
b.Students can analyze financial information and evaluate the effect of decisions on the firm’s financial performance
- Students can develop strategies addressing the legal, ethical, economic and global environment in which the enterprise operates.
a.Students can analyze the impact of pricing and production decisions considering market structure.
b.Students can analyze the impact of macroeconomic events on the economic environment in which business operates.
- Students demonstrate an understanding of basic macroeconomics concepts and how policy changes impact the economy.
- Students can apply microeconomic concepts to real-world settings.
- Students can apply economic principles to specialized topic areas in economics of international trade and finance, money and banking, and labor economics.
- Students can apply economic principles to their chosen ‘flex track’ (1 of 3 below).
a.Students can apply macro and micro theories to better understand the business world.
b.Students can apply mathematical techniques to analyze economic problems.
c.Students can apply economic principles to better understand cross-disciplinary issues in the liberal arts.
Prof. Dr. Jean Paul van Marissing, Director
Message from the director
Welcome to Webster University Leiden, where we combine the best of the American educational system with a truly international perspective to help you thrive and grow in our rapidly changing global society.