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BU5579: INTERNATIONALISATION (2020-2021)

Last modified: 25 Aug 2020 16:25


Course Overview

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.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Personal Chair Donald Hislop

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • One of Msc In International Business And Finance (September Start) (Studied) or MSc International Business Management (Studied) or MSc Global Health and Management (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

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


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 2 Seminars during University weeks 33, 38

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Group work (abstract and poster)

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks 35 Feedback Weeks 38

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Feedback

40% groupwork and 60% essay.

 

Written feedback will be provided on your group assessment.

Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks 42 Feedback Weeks 44

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Feedback

Resit will be on the basis of a single essay question.

Written feedback will be provided.

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Learning Outcomes
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