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Department Management

Global Leadership and HR Management

After Graduation

Career and Job Opportunities

The professional fields of activity after completing the specialisation Global Leadership and HR Management of the Master’s programme in Global Strategic Management cover the entire spectrum of business or entrepreneurial activities in an international context. In principle, all branches and business sectors are possible fields of future employment for our graduates. Graduates who have completed the focus area “Global Leadership and HR Management” are especially trained for positions in HR management or HR development.

Provided specialist knowledge, competencies, and skills:

In the specialisation Global Leadership and HR Management of the Master’s programme in Global Strategic Management, the following is concretely provided:

  • Understanding of leadership, change management, personnel management as well as conflict and negotiation situations − in a global context
  • Understanding of international management, business development, and innovation management
  • Understanding of business ethics and compliance structures in a global business environment
  • Understanding of global markets including their historical and current developments
  • Understanding of economic framework conditions, global trade, and functions of a state
  • Understanding of important international and transnational legal frameworks
  • Understanding of the fundamentals in corporate accounting and controlling
  • Understanding of business IT and technological fundamentals
  • Understanding of marketing, sales, and pricing strategies
  • Understanding of fundamentals in international financial management
  • Understanding of the characteristics of the international financial environment and corporate finance
  • Understanding of social science research methods and statistics
Skills and competencies
  • Knowledge of the most important tools used in HR management, change management, and personnel development as well as safe negotiation and targeted conflict management
  • Holistic analysis and assessment of entrepreneurial issues as well as the multidisciplinary application of business tools, concepts, and techniques in the global business environment
  • Confident use of the English language in a business context
  • Awareness of intercultural communication and collaboration
  • Confident operation of the most important programmes in the context of business informatics

Finally, scientific work is also an essential part of this master’s degree since the students have to write a master’s thesis in the last semester of their studies. The students will be specifically prepared for this throughout their studies. During this, the following interdisciplinary qualifications, which are relevant both for the professional fields of activity as well as for a doctoral degree that may follow, are provided:

  • Skills for a critical assessment of studies, investigations, publications, statistics, and other representations
  • Ability to think logically in a structured and inferential manner
  • Ability to apply statistical methods in a targeted manner, with the help of relevant statistical software
  • Ability to write scientific texts according to international standards
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