Domestic and International Trade Management

Why study?

  • Driving force of economy

    Global economy is based on overcoming barriers on commodity exchange. The key business processes of international trade are reflected in the export of competitive Croatian products and import of the lacking raw materials.


  • To identify and meet customer needs

    How to recognise market needs, how to connect market research with production, how to ensure export and import of raw materials and finished goods?

  • To learn how to trade

    The competences needed to answer these and even more questions are needed to optimise the supply and demand and to ensure customer satisfaction, which is the centre of attention and the foundation of our efforts.


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    Professional study

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    Full time: February

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    Part time: February

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    Where? Zagreb!

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    4 semesters/ 2 years

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    120 ECTS

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    7.000 €

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The study programmeme examines various issues in domestic and international trade, and provides students with skills and competence needed to organise, prepare and make a deal in international trade, and for strategic planning and management in domestic and international trade.

The programmeme covers all areas of management, at the same time focusing on the key functions of trading companies, like sales, purchasing, and storage.

Students will also learn about legal aspects of making contracts in international trade, and will gain an understanding of the specific aspects of e-trade in international trade. The study programmeme will help students become familiar with project management as one of the fundamental tools that help companies adapt to the demands of a tumultuous market. Students will acquire key concepts, knowledge, methodology and practices which help companies gain a competitive advantage on the global market. They will adopt a modern approach to strategic thinking, learn how to analyse a business situation in the company and in business environment, and how to shape and implement the company’s strategy, understanding that the survival and profitability of the company largely depend on it. Upon completion of their studies, students will be able to implement knowledge and skills needed to run companies successfully.

Where: Zagreb campus – classes taught in Croatian


  • 1st year
    1st semester (winter)
    Quantitative Methods in Business Management 30 30 8
    Controlling 30 30 8
    Information Systems for Business Management 30 30 7
    Information Systems for Business Management 30 30 7
    TOTAL IN 1st SEMESTER 120 120 30
    2nd semester (summer)
    Management of Trade Companies 30 30 7
    Management of the Supply Chain 30 30 7
    Marketing Management 30 30 7
    Consumer Behavior 30 30 7
    Thesis 1 2
    TOTAL IN 2nd SEMESTER 120 120 30
    TOTAL IN 1st YEAR 240 240 60
  • 2nd year
    3rd semester (winter)
    Marketing in Trade 30 30 7
    Crisis management 30 30 7
    Business Management in International Trade 30 30 7
    Financial Management in Stores 30 30 7
    Thesis 2 2
    TOTAL IN 3rd SEMESTER 120 120 30
    4th semester (summer)
    Elective course I. 30 30 5
    Elective course II. 30 30 5
    Elective course III. 30 30 5
    Graduation thesis 15
    TOTAL IN 4th SEMESTER 90 90 30
    TOTAL IN 2nd YEAR 210 210 60
    NAPOMENA: Od šest (6) ponuđenih izbornih predmeta studenti u 4. semestru odabiru i upisuju u indeks tri (3) predmeta.
    List of elective courses in 4th semester:
    Public Finance 30 30 5
    Competitive Analysis 30 30 5
    Sales Management 30 30 5
    Business Finance (Financial Management) 30 30 5
    Strategic Management 30 30 5
    Project Management 30 30 5

Learning outcomes

LO 1 Critically evaluate complex issues based on relevant methodology, literature and data

LO 2 Develop and demonstrate attitudes, knowledge, ideas, problems and solutions

LO3 Critically evaluate the role of controlling in finances and trade

LO 4 Develop grounds for the application of instruments and techniques of operational controlling

LO 5 Valorise the effects of using information systems in business trade management

LO 6 Relate databases with the measurements of business success indicators

LO 7 Rank risks and organise trade and financial risk management

LO 8 Relate risk insurance management with the source and type of risk

LO 9 Develop and lead supply chain management

LO 10 Manage various trade format sin complex and changeable market conditions

LO 11 Relate global trade management trends with organisational structures

LO 12 Recommend and organise business combinations in international trade of goods and services

LO 13 Devise various forms of funding in trade with consideration to company size

LO 14 Create a market research plan for a domestic and foreign market

LO 15 Develop analysis methods for the impact of crisis circumstances on trade

LO 16 Develop project aims and relate the project with the existing organisational structure of a company

LO 17 Present sales strategies and tactics of the biggest trade companies in Croatia

LO 18 Create strategic plan principles on specific examples


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93% of our graduates are employed!

94% studenata zaposleno

According to data from the Croatian Employment Service by the end of December, 2018 out of 4,030 persons who graduated from Libertas only 283 were seeking employment through the Service.


  • Start your career in:

    • Management in retail and wholesale,
    • Organizing, preparing and arranging contracts in international trade,
    • Strategic planning and management in domestic and international trade,
    • Consulting management,
    • Securing funding for international projects,
      • Organizing and managing the international marketing department and marketing management,
      • Managing small and medium size companies,
      • Industrial marketing and managing products and services,


    • Controlling management,
    • e-business management.