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International Management (DLMWINT)

Module Title: International Management

Module No.:

DLMWINT

Semester / Term:

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Duration:

Minimaldauer 1 Semester

Module Type(s):

Wahlpflicht

Regularly offered in:

WS, SS

Workload: 300 h

Credit Points: 10

Admission Requirements:

English Language proficiency

Language of Instruction:

Englisch

Contributing Courses to Module:

Workload:

Self-study: 180 h
Self-examination: 60 h
Tutorials: 60 h

Course Coordinator(s) / Tutor(s):

Please see the current list of tutors on the Learning Management System

Module Director:

Dr. Jürgen Matthias Seeler

References to Other Programs:

• Master Personalmanagement (120 ECTS)
• Master Marketingmanagement (120 ECTS)
• Master Wirtschaftsinformatik (120 ECTS)
• Master General Management (120 ECTS)

References to Other Modules in the Program:

Leadership

Qualification and Educational Objectives of the Module:

Fremdsprache Englisch
The qualification objectives correspond to Level A1, A2, B1, B2 and C1 following the criteria of the common European reference level for Languages (GERS). Expand the student’s knowledge of English as a Foreign Language based on his individual level when starting the course. Being able to communicate in a chosen subject area while using basic to advanced grammatical structure. Learning and practicing English as a Foreign Language on the basis of a GERS entry self-evaluation.

Managing in a Global Economy
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Recognize and explain the cultural, social, economic, historical, and political differences that affect strategic decision making on an international/global scale.
  • Gather specific information and conduct reliable assessments of the opportunities and risks related to business activities in different geographical market regions and specific national markets.
  • Describe the impact of culture on international business activities.
  • Identify different options for market entry and market development and participate in strategic planning activities that address these issues.
  • Design and evaluate different organizational structures for international businesses and design measures to optimize organizational structures for international operations.
  • Design, evaluate, and optimize human resource management practices for global and multinational companies.
  • Explain options for international marketing and select an appropriate marketing mix relative to specific products/services and the target market.
  • Plan multinational or global supply chains.
  • Oversee strategic decisions regarding international accounting practices and the remuneration of expatriate staff.
  • Identify and manage challenges associated with operating in an international/global business environment, such as the procurement and coordination of resources and human resource management.
  • Develop business plans that implement specific organizational, marketing, and distribution strategies in selected regions/countries.

Course Content of the Module:

Fremdsprache Englisch
Practicing English as a Foreign Language on the chosen GERS level. Combination of listening, understanding, writing, and speaking exercises and course material. See course description for further details.

Managing in a Global Economy

  • The nature of international business and multinational enterprises
  • Strategic management and globalization
  • International business operations management
  • Organizational structures of international business
  • Cultural diversity and international business

Teaching Methods:

See the contributing course outline(s)

Literature:

See the contributing course outline(s)

Percentage of the Module Grade Relative to the Final Grade for the Program:

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Prerequisites to Qualify for Assessment:

Assessment:

See course outline(s)

DLSPENI01:
According to Rosetta Stone: pass / not pass

DLMBGE01:
Exam, 90 minutes (100%)