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International Business is a wide-ranging subject that includes economic, political, cultural and technological facets. The aim of this course is to provide an introduction to the complexities of international business management by examining how the global environment and our understanding of these affect management within an international context.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
|Campus||Old Aberdeen||Sustained Study||No|
Key topics include: The nature and importance of international business –the historical patterns of international business and management, the role and importance of international trade, and the dimensions of international business studies. Comparative business environments – the political and economic environments and their impacts on business activities International business strategies and operations – the issues in international location decisions, entry strategies and development Organisational changes and international management – the different organisational structures and organisation in
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1. Individual Assessment (40%): An individual contribution to a theoretical issue, a case issue or work-based issue (2000 words) – 40% of total course marks.
2. Individual Professional Reflective-lessons learned-Review (30%): A reflective review of the lessons learned through participation in the course (1500 words or a 5min video/oral presentation) – 30% of the total course marks.
Material for these individual assessed elements will be obtained through a series of timetabled individual and group activities complemented by directed reading and own research.
3. Group Assessment (30%)
A group activity/challenge – 30% of the total course marks. In undertaking the challenge, and in the preparation of the assessed requirements (see on), students are required to keep minutes of their group meetings and record peer contributions. These minutes along with the reflections on peer contributions peer are reviewed by the assessment team as part of the assessment process.
The group assessed requirements for this course are:- a 10 minute group presentation (contributing 10% and a 6 page Briefing Note comprising 20%).
Resit: There is no resit opportunity for the group element. If any student scores below D3 for the individual components of the assessment (1 or 2 above) they will be required to submit in the May exam period:
There are no assessments for this course.