International Strategic Management

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBB628A05
Vaknaam International Strategic Management
Niveau(s) bachelor, uitwisseling
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II a (en semester I a)
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam International Strategic Management
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1. Question and appraise the essential components of strategic management, strategic analysis and strategic formulation in multinational companies
2. Recognise the relevant theoretical background and rationale of international strategies (ie: setting up subsidiaries, location decision, strategic alliance formation, and mergers and acquisitions in various institutional environments
3. Apply theoretical concepts to real international strategic management problems
4. Identify and evaluate new challenges and opportunities arising in the global market place, and their impact on the strategy formulation and implementation process in multinational companies.
5. Reflect critically on the consequences of the diversity and complexity of the international environment for companies, through dealing with relevant case studies
6. Show team-working capabilities through the use of case studies
7. Demonstrate communication skills through discussion, presentations, and report and essay writing.
Omschrijving This course provides an insight in and understanding of the management challenges associated with developing international strategies, and managing the operations of companies whose activities stretch across national boundaries. These insights and understanding are mainly gained through theory- and case-based group discussions of the relevant literature after students have developed their own opinions.
Uren per week 5
Onderwijsvorm hoorcolleges, werkcolleges
Toetsvorm opdracht(en), schriftelijk tentamen met open vragen
(group assignment(s), individual assignment(s))
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. K.J. McCarthy
Docent(en) dr. R.W. de Vries ,dr. K.J. McCarthy ,dr. G.B.W. Willenborg
Entreevoorwaarden Basic knowledge of international business, global supply chain management and some aspects of strategic management.
Opmerkingen Secretary: gem.feb@rug.nl, +31(0)503633458
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Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc International Business/IB  (basisprogramma BSc IB) 3 semester II a verplicht
Courses open to Exchange Students (BSc)  ( Courses open to Exchange Students (BSc) without limited access) 3 semester II a keuze
Courses open to Exchange Students (BSc)  ( Courses open to Exchange Students (BSc) without limited access) 3 semester I a keuze
DD BSc IB - ITB, Bandung (1,5-jarig programma)  (basisprogramma voor DD-studenten uit Bandung) 2 semester I a verplicht
DD BSc IB - KEDGE Business School, Bordeaux (4-jarig programma)  (basisprogramma voor studenten uit Bordeaux) 4 semester II a verplicht
DD BSc IB - KEDGE Business School, Bordeaux (4-jarig programma)  (basisprogramma voor studenten van FEB) 4 semester II a verplicht
DD BSc IB - Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta (1,5-jarig programma)  (basisprogramma voor DD-studenten uit Yogyakarta) 2 semester I a verplicht
DD BSc IB - Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta (1,5-jarig programma)  (basisprogramma voor DD-studenten uit Jakarta) 2 semester I a verplicht
DD BSc IB - Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta (2-jarig programma)  (basisprogramma voor DD-studenten uit Jakarta) 2 semester II a verplicht
Pre-MSc-programma’s FEB  (Pre-MSc International Business & Management/IB&M) 1 semester I a verplicht
Pre-MSc-programma’s FEB  (Pre-MSc BA Strategic Innovation Management/SIM) 1 semester II a verplicht
Pre-MSc-programma’s FEB  (Pre-MSc International Financial Management/IFM) 1 semester I a verplicht