Checking date: 10/07/2020

Course: 2020/2021

International Management
Study: Master in Business Administration (MBA) (301)

Coordinating teacher: DIAS DOS REIS, SAMIRA

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Business Administration

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 2.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
1 Increase your understanding on when and how venturing overseas may be a wise strategy. 2 Understand the strategic, organizational and sustainability challenges faced by global managers 3 Enhance your ability to apply the concepts to real word situations and present it
Description of contents: programme
This course addresses key issues in developing global strategies and managing in the global environment. The course draws on frameworks and findings from diverse disciplines to addresses key issues in managing in the international environment. Through a combination of case discussion, presentations, readings and lectures, the course is designed to develop your ability to formulate and implement global strategies as well as immerse you in the challenges faced by managers expanding into overseas markets in response to (or in anticipation of) increased global competition. Class 1: International Expansion Strategies Class 2: Timing & Entry Mode. Emerging Markets Class 3: Global Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability Class 4: Exit & Re-entering Strategies Class 5: International Management in the long run
Learning activities and methodology
ACTIVITIES Lecture practical classes tutoring teamworks Individual student work TEACHING METHODS Lessons will be taught with support of computer and audiovisual media The main materials to be discussed in class are: Newspaper articles, reports, manuals and academic papers. There are also case study discussions, and extra exercises to be discussed individually or in group
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • Ghemawat, Pankaj. . Redefining Global Strategy: Crossing Borders in a World Where Differences Still Matter. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press. 2007
  • Helen Deresky . International Management - Managing Across Borders and Cultures. Prentice Hall. 2013
Additional Bibliography
  • Pankaj Ghemawat. World 3.0: Global Prosperity and How to Achieve It. Harvard Business Review Press. 2011
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