Bachelor of Business Administration Program in International Business Management (IBM)

International economies and globalization means businesses are constantly changing to meet new demands. Firms will remain competitive if management can navigate the challenges of changing business environments. Our International Business Management program cultivates professionals that are well trained and prepared to compete and flourish in the face of such changes. An international focus on courses such as management, economics, and entrepreneurship broadens student’s global horizons and provides a unique opportunity to build a career in international business. Whether with a global firm, small or medium sized business, or as an entrepreneur, Payap University’s International Business Management prepares students for the changing global environment.

Field Trips and Seminar

Thai Economy and Investment Outlook: Thailand 4.0

14 March 2018

Thai Economy and Investment Outlook: Thailand 4.0
Invited Guest Speaker Piyapan Tayanithi, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President
Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited

Field trip to Phungnoi Bakery, Chiang Mai

20 September 2017

Field trip to Phungnoi Bakery, Chiang Mai

Professions/Careers after Graduation

  • SME Owner
  • International Sales
  • International Marketing
  • Advertising and Branding
  • Human Resource Management
  • Business Entrepreneurs
  • Research Assistant
  • Banking or Finance
  • Import and Export

Alumni

This list shows some of the most-often reported careers for people who majored in IBM.

Miss. Luna Alba Dessy

Miss. Luna Alba Dessy

2017

PR and marketing for The Duke’s restaurants, Chiang Mai, Thailand

 

Mr. Jamyang Kuenga Singye

Mr. Jamyang Kuenga Singye

2016

Assistant Traffic Officer, Bhutan Airlines, Bhutan

Mr. Sang Hyun Park

Mr. Sang Hyun Park

2015

Founder of Mori Company limited. Co-founder of Mori Korean Restaurant, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Miss. Angellina Wijnants

Miss. Angellina Wijnants

2014

Master’s Degree in International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), 2014-2015, UK

Miss. Myra Laldin

Miss. Myra Laldin

2012

Senior Consultant, MPI Consulting, USA

Master’s Degree at Harvard University, 2014-2015, USA

Mr. Mark Hefner

Mr. Mark Hefner

2012

Coordinator-Academic Access Program, Nakornpayap International School, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Master of Business Administration (MBA), International Business Administration, Payap University, 2013-2014, Thailand

Ms. Josiane Möhler

Ms. Josiane Möhler
 2008

Financial Analyst at Asialink Asia Pacific, Guangdong, China

Master of Business Administration, International Business Administration, Payap University 2008-2011,  Thailand.

Curriculum Structure

To be eligible for the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business Management, a student must earn at least 120 credits distributed as follows, and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.

Courses Credits
1.General Education Courses 30 Credits
1.1 Social Sciences and Humanities Courses 9 Credits
GE111 TRUTH AND SERVICE 3 (3-0-6)
GE113 A PATH TO WISDOM 3 (2-2-5)
GE114 CITIZENSHIP GOOD GOVERNANCE AND PEACE 3 (3-0-6)
1.2 Mathematics, Sciences and Technology Courses 9 Credits
GE141 MATHEMATICS FOR DAILY LIFE 3 (3-0-6)
GE142 HEALTH MYTHS 3 (3-0-6)
GE143 SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR THE QUALITY OF LIFE 3 (3-0-6)
1.3 Language Competency for Communication Courses 12 Credits
1.3.1 English Language Course at least 3 Credits
GE137 WRITING SKILLS AND ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS 3 (3-0-6)
1.3.2 Other Language Options Courses at least 9 Credits
GE128 THAI FOR CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATION 3 (3-0-6)
GE129 THAI THROUGH MEDIA FOR LIFELONG LEARNING 3 (3-0-6)
GE421 THAI IN THE WORK PLACE 3 (3-0-6)
GE151 CHINESE FOR CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATION 3 (3-0-6)
GE152 CHINESE THROUGH MEDIA FOR LIFELONG LEARNING 3 (3-0-6)
GE451 CHINESE IN THE WORK PLACE 3 (3-0-6)
GE161 JAPANESE FOR CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATION 3 (3-0-6)
GE162 JAPANESE THROUGH MEDIA FOR LIFELONG LEARNING 3 (3-0-6)
GE461 JAPANESE IN THE WORK PLACE 3 (3-0-6)
GE171 GERMAN FOR CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATION 3 (3-0-6)
GE172 GERMAN THROUGH MEDIA FOR LIFELONG LEARNING 3 (3-0-6)
GE471 GERMAN IN THE WORK PLACE 3 (3-0-6)
2. Major Courses 84 Credits
2.1 Core Courses 36 Credits
IBM110 ACCOUNTING FOR BUSINESS 3 (3-0-6)
IBM120 BUSINESS ECONOMICS 3 (3-0-6)
IBM151 ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT 3 (3-0-6)
IBM152 BUSINESS STATISTICS (Prerequisite: IBM150) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM170 PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING 3 (3-0-6)
IBM211 MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING (Prerequisite: IBM110) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM230 BUSINESS FINANCE (Prerequisite: IBM110) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM255 PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT (Prerequisite: IBM151) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM312 BUSINESS TAXATION 3 (3-0-6)
IBM360 BUSINESS ETHICS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 3 (3-0-6)
IBM380 BUSINESS LAW (Prerequisite: IBM151) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM458 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT (Prerequisite: IBM170, IBM230, and IBM255) 3 (3-0-6)
2.2 Major Required Courses 33 Credits
IBM253 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR (Prerequisite: IBM151) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM254 INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (Prerequisite: IBM151) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM262 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (Prerequisite: IBM151) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM271 INTERNATIONAL MARKETING (Prerequisite: IBM170) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM331 INTERNATIONAL FINANCE (Prerequisite: IBM230) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM340 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (Prerequisite: IBM151) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM356 BUSINESS RESEARCH (Prerequisite: IBM152) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM357 QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS DECISION MAKING (Prerequisite: IBM152) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM359 ENTREPRENEURSHIP (Prerequisite: IBM170) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM361 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COMMUNICATION 3 (3-0-6)
IBM462 BUSINESS PROJECT MANAGEMENT (Prerequisite: IBM170 and IBM230) 3 (3-0-6)
2.3 Major Elective Courses at least 15 Credits
IBM337 BRAND MANAGEMENT (Prerequisite: IBM170) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM341 ELECTRONIC COMMERCE 3 (3-0-6)
IBM371 SERVICE MARKETING (Prerequisite: IBM271) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM372 CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR (Prerequisite: IBM170) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM392 SELECTED TOPICS IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 1 (Prerequisite: passed at least 9 credits of required courses) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM463 INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS (Prerequisite: IBM271) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM464 CHANGE MANAGEMENT (Prerequisite: IBM151) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM465 IMPORT AND EXPORT MANAGEMENT (Prerequisite: IBM151) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM466 LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (Prerequisite: IBM151) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM467 MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN ASIAN COUNTRIES (Prerequisite: IBM162) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM468 CURRENT ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (Prerequisite: IBM262) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM469 SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP (Prerequisite: IBM262) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM490 SEMINAR IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (Prerequisite: passed at least 12 credits of major required courses) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM493 SELECTED TOPICS IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 2 (Prerequisite: passed at least 24 credits of major required courses) 3 (3-0-6)
IBM494 SERVICE LEARNING (Prerequisite: passed at least 24 credits of major required courses) 3 (1-1-4)
IBM496 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION (Prerequisite: passed at least 24 credits of major required courses) 9 (0-40-6)
3. Fee Elective Courses 6 Credits
Students must select additional 6 credits hours from among the courses offered by other departments in the International Programs.
Total Number of Credits at least 120 Credits

 Faculty

  Dr. Jira Yammeesri
Head of Department

  • Ph.D. (Accounting), University of Wollongong, Australia, 2004.
  • Master of Commerce Honors (Finance), University of Wollongong, Australia, 1998.
  • Master of Commerce (Finance), University of Wollongong, Australia, 1997.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting), Assumption University, Thailand, 1995.
  Wutthipong Chuatrakul
Instructor (full-time)

  • Master of Business Administration (Business Administration), Payap University, Thailand, 2003.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Business Administration), Chiang Mai University, Thailand, 1997.
  Kankajit Koomsorn
Instructor (full-time)

  • Master of Business Administration, RMIT University Melbourne Australia, 1993.
  • Bachelor of Arts (History), Payap University, 1987.
  Christopher Mark Crawford
Instructor (full-time)

  • Master of Arts (Crosscultural Studies), Fuller Theological Seminary, USA, 2003.
  • Bachelor of Arts (International Relations), Claremont McKenna College, USA, 1989.
  Olivio Cruz
Instructor (full-time)

  • Master of Business Administration (International Business), Concordia University Irvine, USA, 2013.
  • Master of Arts (International Studies), Concordia University Irvine, USA, 2013.
  • Bachelor of Arts (Languages: French, Spanish & Portuguese), University of California Riverside, USA, 2007.
  Michael Meallem
Instructor
(full-time)

  • Master of Business Administration, Sir John Cass Business School, UK, 2004.

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