B490 Managing Across Cultures

Content

The module will discuss the influence of national cultures on management practices.

Topics presented include:

  •     business communication and negotiation across cultures
  •     management of international strategic alliances, mergers & acquisitions
  •     expatriate management

Key facts about the course

ECTS-Credits

9

 

Level

M.Sc.

Degree

Workload

60/210

class/self

Cycle

SS

generally

Course language

ENG

 

Duration of the module

1

term

Exam written

90

minutes

Maximum Student number

-

no formal limit


Objectives

In this module, students will reflect on important Cross-Cultural Management theories. They learn to individually reproduce these theories and apply them to real-life business cases. Performing applied cross-cultural teamwork in assigned groups, they furthermore analyze specific Cross-Cultural Management topics in detail.


Registration

Necessary!

Registration period: 01 April 2019 to 28 April 2019

Type of registration: online form
(here available during the registration period)

Please note: Confirmation emails are not sent before the end of the registration period!

Course work

group presentation of a case study (mandatory)

You will know by 30 April 2019 to which practice course and team you have been assigned.
Information will be uploaded on ILIAS.

Course type

Lecture (2 SWS)

Practice course (2 SWS)

Literature

Will be announced in the lecture!

Exam

Registration: necessary

Examination office


Course can be taken as part of the following programs/modules:

Economics

  • Free Elective Studies

Economics and Finance

  • Free Elective Studies

European Economics

  • Elective Studies

European Management

  • Core Studies Focus International Business
  • Elective Studies

General Managment

  • Core Studies Focus International Business
  • Elective Studies

International Business

  • Core Studies Focus International Business
  • Elective Studies

International Economics

  • Free Elective Studies

Management and Economics

  • Elective Studies