[ID:7784] Although soft skills are absolutely crucial to your success in the field of international business, practical knowledge, international experience and education are equally important components of your career preparation.
There are a wide variety of educational paths you can take to arrive at a career in international business. Some students choose to specialize from early on in their undergraduate degrees, while others choose to earn degrees in other fields (such as computer science, biology, language, history, law, cultural studies, or even drama) before embarking on an international MBA (or iMBA).
No matter which direction you choose, you’ll need to develop three main areas in order to succeed: 1) business acumen, 2) soft skills and 3) international experience.
By the time you land your first international business position, you’ll need to understand the global social and economic forces driving international markets and negotiations.
There are a wide variety of undergraduate...