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Module Code: MAN112
Module Title: Introduction to International Business and Management
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: International Business School Suzhou
Pre-requisites: N/A
   
Aims
This module aims to provide students with an introduction to the changing global economic environment, the major theories explaining international business activities, and the issues of organizing and operating international firms.
Learning outcomes 
A. Describe the development and trends of the global economy.

B. Understand how variations in the cultural, political and financial environment of countries impact upon the management of international business activity.


C. Identify the particular problems of organising and operating international companies

D. Demonstrate comprehension and application of international business theories and frameworks to business activities in global contexts.



Method of teaching and learning 
The main themes of the module will be presented in lectures.

Seminars will permit students to develop their understanding of the main themes and debates in the area.
Syllabus 
Introduction: International Business

The Multinational Enterprise

The Triad and IB

International Trade

Emerging Economies

International Politics & Culture

International Financial Markets and Mgmt.

Multinational Strategy and Corporate Strategy

Strategies in Action

Ethics and the Natural Environment
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 28     14      108  150 

Assessment

Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Group Essay 15.00
2 Presentation 10.00
3 Online Open Book Exam 75.00

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