This course examines cross-cultural and international management issues, and analyzes the challenges of managing in an international marketplace. It focuses on cultural diversity and differences, political and economical influences, global market factors, and other contingencies with which management of multinational enterprises must contend. Moreover, the course provides insight in management practices of formulating and implementing strategies for international and global operations.
After completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Realize the challenges a global company is facing in an international market environment and ways it can deal with them
- Understand key theoretical concepts including insights into latest research findings in international management
- Utilize these concepts in a correct manner to solve managerial challenges in international management
- Organize teamwork and strengthen their presentation skills
- Develop critical thinking and defend their developed arguments
Please attend classes regularly; attendance of the first session is indispensable because of group building etc.
Lectures, cases, workshops and discussions will lead to a better understanding of international management challenges.
For participants of the Cross-Functional Management program and WU incoming exchange students.
For questions concerning enrolment and waiting lists please contact the CFM coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
All students must attend the first class!
Dr. Brigitte Bojkowszky: email@example.com
For administrative matters and registration please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
THIS COURSE IS EQUIVALENT TO OTHER COURSES IN INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT AT THE WU. PLEASE MAKE SURE TO REGISTER FOR ONE OF THESE ONLY.
All material for this course will be available via the learn@wu platform.
Incoming exchange students receive 6 ECTS-credits for this course.