RMIT University Master of Global Trade

In partnership with the Hinrich Foundation

The Master of Global Trade is set to start on 9 March 2020, with the first face-to-face intensive class in Ho Chi Minh City from March 13 to 16!

The Master of Global Trade – developed by employers, for employers – is a powerful new approach to develop next-generation global trade leaders. This innovative program is a partnership between the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University), companies involved in international trade and the Hinrich Foundation. Conducted with academic rigor, the RMIT Master of Global Trade will equip students with exceptional strategic and 21st century managerial skills essential for success in global trade.

We are proud to introduce our first intake of Master of Global Trade Scholars, each of whom has been nominated by Employer Partners engaged across global trade value chains.

Read the news release about the Master of Global Trade launch.

Who 
Participate in the program as a student or employer partner
What

While working full-time, students progress through 12 courses over 15 months, obtaining first a Graduate Certificate, then a Graduate Diploma, then a Master of Global Trade degree – all conferred by RMIT University Australia 

Where
RMIT University Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City
When
Classes begin in February, 2020
How
Student applicants will need an undergraduate degree, English proficiency and acceptance by RMIT

RMIT University Master of Global Trade 1Scholarships of up to USD $16,000, equivalent to 2/3 of a full Master of Global Trade degree, are available for select students.

 

For students

Created in direct response to the high employer demand for executives who can master the increasingly complex, ever-changing global trade environment, the program allows students to:

  • Aspire to the next stage of their career and stay competitive in a culturally diverse workforce
  • Learn at one of Australia’s original tertiary institutions, RMIT University, which has a worldwide reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education
  • Grow their career with relevant global trade knowledge and essential soft skills
  • Lead companies and communities into the 21st century

Students are in good company, and in good hands, in the RMIT University Master of Global Trade program.

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Turning knowledge into more effective executive action

The RMIT University Master of Global Trade program seeks to bridge the gap between university and business workplace. Students gain:

  • Next-level skills in presentation and communication, ethics, project management and teamwork
  • Real world global trade knowledge as part of a curriculum designed by industry leaders and employers
  • Easy access to trade hubs in Asia by studying in Ho Chi Minh City, a central location and emerging hub for Asian trade

In the program, students will encounter strategies, solutions and skills to help them thrive in an interconnected world.

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Business people learning together

Instruction is led by international practitioner professors who have built successful businesses and trade-related careers. As such, students can: 

  • Understand how to solve real world business challenges through courses designed by industry experts and trade leaders
  • Learn from a diverse set of instructors, all of whom bring first-hand experience from current or previous professions across the global value chain
  • Develop skills that are highly sought-after in trade-related industries

In an industry characterized by complexity and sudden change, this program offers students a path to growth, success and leadership.

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Join an elite network of trade leaders, innovators and influencers

Graduates of the program gain membership of the Hinrich Foundation Alumni Association (HFAA). As a member, students gain:

  • A community of global trade leaders who work in diverse roles across the global value chain
  • Lifelong educational opportunities, including exclusive professional development workshops, career resources, and local events
  • Recognition as a Hinrich scholar, a distinction that sets our alumni apart

To learn more about HFAA, meet the members and hear their stories

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For employer partners 

The Master of Global Trade program is developed by employers, for employers working across global trade value chains. 

Employers are invited to partner with the Hinrich Foundation to offer their staff and prospective employees Hinrich Foundation-funded scholarships for the Master of Global Trade program.

This partnership aims to support talent acquisition, development and retention to help your business grow. Other key benefits include:

  • Up-to-the minute understanding of global trade that lets students assume new roles and bring new value to the enterprise
  • Stronger soft skills for students that build confidence and skills in communication, problem-solving and developing cross-cultural relationships
  • Flexible program that allows students to complete coursework while working full time 
  • A tool to attract and retain talent and build employer branding

Through our graduates, employers also gain access to the knowledge and experience of an elite network of trade and business leaders. Below are a few of our Employer Partners. 

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Alex Ward, Partner Manager

For employers across the trade value chain looking to advance talent development, please contact us about Employer Partnership opportunities for the Master of Global Trade.

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Alex Ward, Partner Manager

For employers across the trade value chain looking to advance talent development, please contact us about Employer Partnership opportunities for the Master of Global Trade.

 

Interested in learning more? Visit the RMIT website to read more about the curriculum and requirements for the Master of Global Trade.