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BU502E: ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT (2021-2022)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:05


Course Overview

The course aims to provide students with an understanding of Issues in International Management as viewed from a number of diverse perspectives eg Accountancy & Finance; Coaching; Oil & Gas; Entrepreneurship; Technology. The course provides advanced knowledge relevant to further study and careers in a broad range of areas including business management.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Lecturer (Scholarshi Marie Bailey

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)
  • MSc In International Business And Finance

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

The course focuses on the functional aspects of business (e.g. Accountancy and Finance, Operations, Marketing and HRM) as well as some of key challenges for business (e.g. Leadership, Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility). In both cases the course critically explores: (1) the challenges presented by the international environment, the theories, frameworks and models presented in academia; and (2) industry practice.


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
  • 2 Seminars during University week12

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Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 70
Assessment Weeks 18 Feedback Weeks 20

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Feedback Word Count 3000
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralAnalyseDemonstrate the knowledge and understanding of international business and the ability to analyse key issues in the relevant context from both practical and theoretical perspectives.
ProceduralEvaluateDemonstrate the appreciation and critical analysis of how different perspectives can contribute to an understanding of international management.

Class Test - Multiple Choice Questions

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
Assessment Weeks 11 Feedback Weeks 13

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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralCreateDemonstrate the development of good critical thinking skills, especially in the international business context and the ability to evaluate the potential effectiveness and impact on the business.
ReflectionCreateDemonstrate leadership characteristics and effective communication skills and critically evaluate how this would benefit in business practice and self-development.
ReflectionEvaluateDemonstrate the ability to work with team and to critically evaluate the performance of oneself and others.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Individual Coursework

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ReflectionEvaluateDemonstrate the ability to work with team and to critically evaluate the performance of oneself and others.
ProceduralAnalyseDemonstrate the knowledge and understanding of international business and the ability to analyse key issues in the relevant context from both practical and theoretical perspectives.
ReflectionCreateDemonstrate leadership characteristics and effective communication skills and critically evaluate how this would benefit in business practice and self-development.
ProceduralEvaluateDemonstrate the appreciation and critical analysis of how different perspectives can contribute to an understanding of international management.
ProceduralCreateDemonstrate the development of good critical thinking skills, especially in the international business context and the ability to evaluate the potential effectiveness and impact on the business.

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