436080 VU International Management

summer semester 2016 | Last update: 31.03.2016 Place course on memo list
VU International Management
VU 2

This course aims on advancing and disseminating knowledge on international management. After this Course students should be able to: - understand and assess the drivers and consequences of globalization, - understand the drivers of international competitiveness, - understand ethical, social and sustainability dimensions of globalization, - describe and apply the concept of “national culture” and the implications of cultural differences for international management - understand the challenges of managing across cultures - integrate and apply the basic elements of international strategic management, - compare and contrast the modes of entry and the basic choices for organizing firms involved in international business and describe the conditions under which specific entry modes and organizational structure are most effective - understand the importance of leadership to international management, and the tools and techniques used to provide motivation and incentives for employees across cultures.

- Globalization and internationalization - international competitiveness - Analysis of the Cultural Environment - Ethics / CSR in International Business - managing cultural differences - International Strategy Formulation and Implementation - Entry Modes and Strategies - strategies for emerging economies - Managing and Leadership across Cultures

This course is a participation-based course that relies on insights from international management practice, group interaction, discussion, and individual participation. It involves a mixture of classroom presentation, guest lectures, experiential exercises, activities, case studies, discussions, which will permit students to transfer the theories and analytical skills into real management situations.

The course grade will be based on Individual Class participation (10 %), group presentation (10%), Case Studies (40%) Final Exam (40%)

F. Luthans, and J.P. Doh. International Management: Culture, Strategy, and Behavior, McGraw-Hill Irwin, 2014., Bartlett C. a./Beamish P. W.: Transnational Management, 2013,  Artikel und Fallstudien werden während der Lehrveranstaltung bekannt gegeben.

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Date Time Location
Thu 2016-04-21
09.00 - 12.45 SR 12 (Sowi) SR 12 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2016-04-28
09.00 - 12.45 SR 12 (Sowi) SR 12 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2016-05-19
09.00 - 12.45 SR 12 (Sowi) SR 12 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2016-06-09
09.00 - 12.45 SR 12 (Sowi) SR 12 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2016-06-16
09.00 - 12.45 SR 12 (Sowi) SR 12 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2016-06-23
11.30 - 12.45 SR 12 (Sowi) SR 12 (Sowi) Barrier-free