International Management

International Business

Lecture: International Business

This course is designed to provide a broad understanding of the scope and expansion of the business operations of multinational corporations (MNCs) in a rapidly changing global economy. The topics are organized into three main blocks:

1. Context level: The cultural and social environment of international business (IB)
2. Company level: International corporate policy and strategy
3. Individual level: Working internationally

Course Objectives

Through learning about the opportunities and problems that are presented in a global business environment, students will be better able to understand the dynamics of global business. Key objectives include:

1. Understanding the political, economic and cultural differences in international business
2. Recognizing issues, problems and procedures of international business operations in the global marketplace
3. Understanding how companies deal with these issues
4. Applying international business concepts to real life examples (case studies)

Schedule Information

Lecture and tutorial hours (probably every second week)

Thursday 14:00-18:00
Classroom: ZHG 105
First class: 13.04.2017

Lecturers: Prof. Carol Reade

Exam: 27.07.2017, 14:00-16:00, Waldweg 26, high-rise - 0.120