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RMIT University Master of Global Trade

In partnership with the Hinrich Foundation

The Master of Global Trade is a 12-course, 15-month Master’s degree that develops students’ expertise on all aspects of global trade, from business and logistics management to international strategy, and equip them with essential technical and soft skills to excel in their fields. 

The Master of Global Trade represents a pioneer effort between a philanthropic organization, industry partnerships and academia to achieve the mutual goal: advance sustainable global trade through education and talent development.

Developing talent to drive sustainable trade

This unique program delivers the exceptional strategic and 21st-century management skills required to drive the sustainable transformation of trade and global value chains.

It pioneers a new approach to learning and curriculum development through the collaboration of business, academia and the non-profit sector.

Instruction is delivered by professors with substantial experience in global trade and guest lecturers from companies operating across global value chains.

RMIT MGT Scholar Joseph Son Pham
“The Master of Global Trade program is unique in terms of highlighting the different elements of international trade from its diverse participants which I really appreciate.”
Joseph Son Pham - Transfer Pricing Senior Manager for PwC and Hinrich scholar for the Master of Global Trade program

Become a global trade leader

Our scholars are experienced trade professionals looking to advance their leadership in trade through the Master of Global Trade program with the degree conferred by RMIT University Australia.

Graduates gain a deeper understanding of global trade business based on critical thinking and analysis with a cross-discipline perspective. Courses include: Global market entry strategy & operations, Sales & cross-cultural negotiation, International logistics and more.

Hinrich Foundation scholars work in sectors ranging from electronics manufacturing to export-import trade finance.

Graduates are invited to join the Hinrich Foundation Alumni Association where they have access to lifelong learning and a global network of people engaged in trade. 

Become an employer partner 

To succeed in a complex, fast-changing and knowledge-intensive environment, companies in trade need to attract, train and retain the best talent possible.

The Master of Global Trade was developed by employers, for employers, to build the essential talent required to grow businesses sustainably in an increasingly uncertain environment. The Hinrich Foundation is looking forward to working with trade employers for their next-generation talent development.

Employer Partners include Vinamilk, Ernst & Young, Intel, Nestlé, Avery Dennison, PwC, Samsung, VF Corp, HSBC and KMPG, among others.

The case study titled Transforming trade education: A case exemplar of industry engagement serves as a guide for companies across global trade value chains to work with universities for specific, practical talent development such as is offered by the Master of Global Trade.

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