2292 Comparative Management: Institutions, Capabilities and Global Strategy
Prof.Dr. Igor Filatotchev
Weekly hours
Language of instruction
09/04/23 to 09/22/23
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Subject(s) Master Programs
Day Date Time Room
Thursday 12/14/23 08:30 AM - 02:00 PM D5.1.002
Wednesday 12/20/23 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM D5.1.002
Thursday 12/21/23 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM D5.1.002

Tentative list of  topics

  1. Culture, Institutions, and National Business Models
  2. “Shareholder Supremacy” and the LME Model of Capitalism
  3. Coordinated Market Economies and “Relationship Model” 
  4. Digital revolution and the future of business
  5. The role of business in modern society: Ethical dilemmas of sustainability

Further information tba.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the participants should be able to:

  • Examine the distinctiveness of national business systems and their respective comparative institutional characteristics.
  • Investigate the context of management and corporate governance in comparative perspective.
  • Identify the challenges facing companies that manage across different national business systems
  • Appreciate the pressures on businesses, management and stakeholders associated with global challenges such as the "digitalization" and ethical dilemmas of sustainability and climate change.
Attendance requirements

The participants are required to attend all lectures, seminars, case discussions and group project presentations

Teaching/learning method(s)
  • This course is structured as a block course.
  • It will use a diversity of teaching/learning methods including  academic presentations, group discussions, contributions by a guest lecturer, and  coaching of group  project work.
  • To reach the learning outcomes, the students are expected to actively engage in individual and group contributions,  including preparation of case study discussions, group work, participation in discussions during the classes.
  • To support course design all presentations, specific assessment guidelines and other core materials will be available in advance in MyLEARN

The grading is composed as follows:

60% of the grade is allocated to the Group Report;

25% of the grade is allocated to the Group Project Presentation;

15% of the grade is allocated to the dialogue that follows the Group Project Presentation through Q&As.


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Recommended previous knowledge and skills

The participants need to be aware of the contemporary problems in international business and management fields

Availability of lecturer(s)

The lecturer will be available for consultations during the period of block module

Last edited: 2023-09-15