Courses Bachelor Display 2020-2021

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Course title International Business Strategy
Course code EBC2027
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
5 12-4-2021 28-5-2021 X X
Level Intermediate
Coordinator Sarah Edris
For more information: s.edris@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
The students in this course will 1) develop understanding of theoretical and empirical issues in international business strategy 2) learn to apply theory to real world cases 3) advance team work and communication skills
Description
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT METHOD(S) USED IN THIS COURSE IS WITH RESERVATION. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HERE IS BASED ON THE COURSE SETUP PRIOR TO THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS. AS A CONSEQUENCE OF THE CRISIS, COURSE COORDINATORS MAY BE FORCED TO CHANGE THE TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT METHODS USED. THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEACHING/ASSESSMENT METHOD(S) WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE COURSE SYLLABUS. This course provides students with a thorough understanding of the theories and research available in the field. By taking a global perspective, the course covers a wide range of topics that aim to integrate strategic management perspective with that of international business and enable students to become familiar with the cutting-edge academic debates and empirical research in the field. Among other, the course covers topics such as institutional and cultural differences, internationalization as a strategy process, entry modes, inter-firm relationships, corporate social responsibility and management of knowledge and innovation.
Literature
Textbook on global strategic management and academic articles.
Prerequisites
An advanced level of English
No specific knowledge required.
Teaching methods PBL / Presentation / Assignment / Groupwork
Assessment methods Final Paper / Participation / Written Exam
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Bachelor Economics and Business Economics - Emerging Markets Year 2 Elective Course(s)
Bachelor Economics and Business Economics - International Business Economics Year 2 Compulsory Course(s)
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