Checking date: 26/05/2021

Course: 2021/2022

International Management
Study: Master in Human Resources (276)

Coordinating teacher: MUÑOZ BULLON, FERNANDO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Business Administration

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Strategic management
- Understand how successful multinational managers view the world as an integrated market - Know what factors should managers take into account in choosing locations for FDI projects - Know how should firms select appropriate partners in another country - Understand how does the multinational enterprise organize and coordinate global operations.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. International management in a changing world 2. Entry-mode strategies 3. Organizational design for multinational companies 4. Strategic management in the multinational company 5. Multinational strategies 6. International strategic alliances: design and management
Learning activities and methodology
Classes may involve lectures, small group exercises, case analyses and discussions. The lectures will serve to establish the conceptual foundations. Practical classes are designed so that students can develop skills and abilities required properly established. Student contributions are an important part of the course. Students are expected to read assigned materials for each class; attend class, participate and contribute to discussions.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 65
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 35
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • Cullen, J.B. & Praveen Parboteeah, K. Multinational management: A strategic approach. Cengage International Edition. . 2014
  • Hisrich, R.E.. International Entrepreneurship: Starting, Developing, and Managing a Global Venture.. Sage. 2012
  • Oded,S.& Yadong, L.. International Business. Sage. 2012
Additional Bibliography
  • Gaspar, J.E., Arreola-Risa, A., Bierman, L. Hise, R.T., Kolari, J.W. and Smith, L.M. . Introduction to global business. Understanding the international environment and global business functions. Cengage International edition. 2014
  • Grant, R.M. and Jordan, J. . Foundations of strategy. Wiley. 2012
  • Peng, M. and Meyer, K. . International business. Cengage international edition.. 2009
  • Volberda, H.W., Morgan, R.E., Reinmoller, P., Hitt, M.A., Ireland, R.D. and Hoskisson, R.E.. Strategic management. Competitiveness and globalization. Cengage international edition. 2011

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.