Programs

CEMS Master's in International Management

CEMS Master's in International Management

Make a tangible impact across the world

CEMS is the alliance of 34 Business Schools, among the best worldwide [5 CEMS Schools in the FT Top 10, 10 in the Top 20], uniting their expertise into the coordinated CEMS Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM) program.

The Alliance also incorporates around 70 Corporate Partners (multinational companies) and 7 Social Partners (NGOs and Social Organizations), among the best international recruiters. Corporate and social Partners contribute to the program through their deep involvement in the curriculum, seminar offerings, project engagement and recruitment.

Students join an active network of 1300 students and 16.000 alumni of over 108 nationalities, working in more than 75 countries, who currently occupy positions at various management levels in a broad range of industry sectors across the world.

The CEMS MIM at Nova SBE is directed to bachelor students from the five continents seeking to push themselves to the next level and make a tangible impact in all types of Organizations worldwide. Its main goal is to prepare impactful responsible leaders who will actively contribute to better organizations and to a better Word.

Upon Graduation, students receive two diploma: A Master’s degree issued by Nova SBE* and the  Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM) certificate issued by the CEMS Alliance.

The CEMS MIM at Nova SBE is a two-year Master’s program at the forefront of the Nova SBE Masters’ offer. In year 1, students follow one of the eight Nova SBE Master programs curricula*. In year 2, the CEMS MIM combines transversal topics, courses, seminars, and projects developed in a synchronized way by the 34 business schools of the Alliance. CEMS Year 2 students study one semester at Nova SBE and one semester in one of the other 33 CEMS business schools.

* from one of the eight Nova SBE Master’s degree: International MSc in Management (IMM), International MSc in Finance (IMF), MSc in Management, MSc in Finance, MSc in in Economics, MSc in Business Analytics, MSc in Impact Entrepreneurship and Innovation, or MSc in International Development and Public Policy.

 

Who is this program for?

CEMS seeks students from diverse academic backgrounds, who are academically successful and display a high standard of ethical conduct, who can draw upon cultural diversity with respect and empathy, and who are committed to showing professional responsibility and accountability concerning society as a whole. These characteristics are necessary to become a successful international manager.  Previous professional experience, volunteer work, individual or team projects, and other relevant experiences are highly recommended, though not a requirement to apply. 

 

What does this program offer?

The CEMS MIM is a compelling choice for those seeking a truly versatile and geographically mobile international career. The CEMS community is united by a shared vision that embraces both diversity and collaboration at its core. The joint curriculum is co-created and refined by all CEMS schools, alongside the CEMS corporate partners, social partners, students, and alumni. CEMS offers students global yet local exposure to people, cultures, languages, academic philosophies, and business practices. Students receive support to develop into multilingual, highly functioning cross-border professionals of high integrity. Graduates become part of a committed, active, and rewarding CEMS worldwide alumni network. The joint CEMS Master’s in International Management is at the heart of achieving this goal.

are employed or continuing their studies
98 %
are employed or continuing their studies
are currently working outside of their home country
44 %
are currently working outside of their home country
have worked or work for a CEMS Corporate Partner
49 %
have worked or work for a CEMS Corporate Partner
have worked outside their home country
93 %
have worked outside their home country
have worked in 3 or more different countries
60 %
have worked in 3 or more different countries

CEMS CLUB OF THE YEAR

Lisbon CEMS Club 2009 and 2015

CEMS SCHOOL OF THE YEAR

2010 and 2011

CEMS COURSE OF THE YEAR

Applied Corporate Governance by Professor José Neves Adelino 2010 and 2012

CEMS BUSINESS PROJECT OF THE YEAR

Business Project for McKinsey & Company: “Perceptual Mapping of the Football Market Worldwide” – in the Top 3 Finalists of the CEMS Best Business Project of the Year (2020)

Business Project for EDP: “Shareholder Activism During a Takeover Bid” – in the Top 5 of the CEMS Best Business Project of the Year (2019)

Business Project for EDP: “Optimal Capital Structure and Liquidity Levels” (2013)

CEMS STRATEGY COURSE OF THE YEAR

Negotiation Strategy by Professor Luís Almeida Costa 2015 and 2017

BLOCK SEMINAR OF THE YEAR

From Creativity to Innovation" by Professor Nadim Habib 2014 and 2015

Business knowledge to make an impact
The Program

Business knowledge to make an impact

The CEMS MIM provides multicultural and multilingual students the skills to thrive in tomorrow’s business environment. It sustains excellence and rigor while preparing the leaders of tomorrow to contribute to an open, sustainable, and more inclusive world.

A passport to an international professional journey
International Experience

A passport to an international professional journey

Study one semester at another CEMS member school and do a mandatory international internship in a global business context. See the list of CEMS schools and discover more about your internship abroad.

The CEMS Graduate Profile
Careers & Placement

The CEMS Graduate Profile

The CEMS MIM was created as a program that aims to bring the corporate world to the very center of the CEMS learning experience, both in the classroom and outside it. Find out more about our students’ placements and profiles.

 

Contacts

Any further queries about the CEMS MIM program should be addressed to Enquiries and Applications:

Enquiries and Applications
Email: mim@novasbe.pt

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