Bachelor of Science



The four-year undergraduate Global Business Management/International Business program, delivered in Zagreb, provides students with knowledge and understanding of the main economic functions of international business and of international strategic management. Students learn how to take local business globally and develop business strategies that will work on markets of different cultural, political and economic environments. 

Program Overview

Through theoretical knowledge and co-op and internship placements, students are prepared for the complexity of problem solving in the dynamic global market. The following courses are of key importance: Global Marketing, Global Entry and Competition Strategies, and Finance in Global Environment. The program offers a special insight into the global business environment along with a political, legal, economic and technological context of international business.
You can find more information about the program outline HERE.

Upon completion of your third year of studying, you will be offered three different program areas:

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Management
Rochester Institute of Technology's business programs are also accredited by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). As the longest serving global association dedicated to advancing management education worldwide, AACSB accredits 786 of the world’s best business schools across 53 countries and territories.

 You will develop the following set of skills and become proficient in:
  • manage small and medium enterprises
  • manage and organize various organizations and their parts
  • successfully manage international projects (international management)
  • plan and execute business plans and strategies for the global market
  • manage finances and accounting on the global market
  • develop and design products and services, and initiate their launch to the global market
  • develop and implement marketing plans for the global market
  • apply information technology in business processes
  • apply micro and macroeconomics principles in doing business
  • make decisions based on statistical data analysis
  • understand global business problems, risks, and challenges that companies in a global market face

Choose a minor and expand knowledge about area of your interest

American higher education system enables students to choose a minor. It is a related set of academic courses that enables students to expand their knowledge; for example you can choose a Psychology minor and combine it with the business courses.
Benefits of having a minor are multiple; from being visible on university transcript, to enabling a student to develop another area of professional expertise or personal interest and showcase depth in more than one discipline.
You can find out more about minors available for the Global Business Management / IB program at the following LINK.

Job placements upon receiving your diploma

 Graduates from our GBM program are employed as:
  • Account and Brand Managers
  • Business Development Managers
  • Consultants
  • Project Managers
  • Executive Directors

Minimum 800 hours of work experience

The program is focused on hands-on experience from Day 1; therefore students are required to complete minimum 800 hours of cooperative education or internship placements. This experience provides students with a valuable professional experience and gives them a competitive advantage in launching their careers. Students work for local and international renowned companies learning about service management from the best.

 Examples of companies where students do co-ops:
  • Drap
  • Foreo Adria
  • Hrvatski Telekom
  • HUB 385
  • Imago
  • Kraš
  • L'Oreal Zagreb
  • Metro Cash&Carry
  • Nestle Adriatic
  • Philip Morris International
  • Sense Consulting

Prepare yourself for future challenges

Graduates from the Global Business Management program encounter vast international business opportunities based on the managerial, communication and presentation skills gained at the program. They pursue their careers all over the world and use business network developed during studying at RIT Croatia.

 IB graduates work in companies such as:
  • Amazon
  • 3M
  • Atlantic Grupa
  • Coca Cola
  • E&Y
  • Foreo
  • Franck
  • Google
  • Hrvatski Telekom
  • IBM
  • LIDL
  • McKinsey&Company
  • MOL Grupa
  • P&G
  • Philip Morris International
  • PwC
  • Roland Berger

Internationally recognized diplomas and high educational standards

Upon completion of the program, students will be granted two diplomas, an international American BS degree awarded by Rochester Institute of Technology and a Croatian degree from RIT Croatia. The American RIT degree will offer you numerous opportunities worldwide.

Programs and curriculum are fully aligned with the high standards from Rochester Institute of Technology*. All classes are held in English and our faculty members have rich academic and professional experience.

*Rochester Institute of Technology is accredited by the 
Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.


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