B493A Doing Business in Selected Contries and World Regions

Content

Within this module, students can select two out of different courses covering the economic framework conditions and business cultures of different Asian nations such as China, Japan, Korea, and India or alternatively of the South American continent.

Focal topics include:

  • Business etiquette in specific Asian or South American cultures
  • Cross-cultural communication and conflict management
  • Building trust relationships with Asian or South American business partners

Key facts about the course

ECTS-Credits

6

 

Level

M.Sc.

Degree

Workload

40/140

class/self

Cycle

SS

generally

Course language

ENG

 

Duration of the module

1

term

Exam written

60

minutes - each course

Maximum Student number

40

each course


Objectives

Students analyze the economic, social, political and cultural conditions of specific Asian nations or the South American continent and assess their influence on international management issues. They will develop an understanding of different business cultures and discuss their influence on management activities. Through the group assignments, case studies, movie clips and role plays within the courses, students will enhance their ability to effectively communicate, interact and behave in an international business environment.


Registration

Necessary!

Registration period: Apr 1 - Apr 20, 2021

Type of registration: online form
(Available during the registration period in the single courses.)

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

Course work

2 of 4 course including their exams have to be attended to pass the modul.

Please note, you are able to register for more than 2 courses if you are intrested in more than two countries. However you will only be able to attend 2 out of 4 courses.

Course type

Seminar (2 SWS)

Literature

Will be announced in the lecture!

Exam

Registration: Please register at the examination office during the central registration period.


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

  • Specialization Studies Focus International Business
  • Elective Studies

General Managment

  • Specialization Studies Focus International Business
  • Elective Studies

International Business

  • Specialization Studies Focus International Business
  • Elective Studies

International Economics

  • Free Elective Studies

Management and Economics

  • Elective Studies