International business and management (2016/2017)

Course code
4S02465
Name of lecturer
Paolo Roffia
Coordinator
Paolo Roffia
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Disciplinary sector
SECS-P/07 - BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND ACCOUNTING STUDIES
Language of instruction
English
Period
Primo semestre Magistrali dal Sep 26, 2016 al Jan 13, 2017.

Lesson timetable

Primo semestre Magistrali
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 10:10 AM - 11:40 AM lesson Lecture Hall SMT.04  
Friday 10:10 AM - 11:40 AM lesson Lecture Hall SMT.04  

Learning outcomes

[Corso tenuto in lingua inglese]
The aim of the course is to present international business and management in a comprehensive and complete framework.
Terminology, theories and adequate examples will be given to students (also beginners) in order to approach at the topic with a "real" holistic way.

Syllabus

- Globalization
- Cross-cultural business
- Political law and business ethics
- Economics and emerging markets
- International trade
- Business government trade relations
- Foreign direct investments
- Regional economic integration
- International strategy and organization
- Analyzing international opportunities
- Selectiong and managing entry modes
- Developing and marketing products
- Managimg international operations
- Hiring and managing employees

Suggested materials:
1. Textbook: John Wild, Kenneth L. Wild, International Business, Pearson Education Limited; Global ed of 7th revised ed edizione (7 marzo 2013), 480 pages, English language, ISBN-10: 0273786970, ISBN-13: 978-0273786979. Available on www.amazon.it and other online bookshop.
2. Course slides. Available on e-learning platform (elearning.univr.it)

Assessment methods and criteria

The language of the examination is English.
Online registration is required 3 days before the examination.
The exam includes open questions (50%) and multiple choice questions (50%) for a maximum score of 30 points. The student may ask for an additional oral examination to modify max +/- 3 points the previous score.
2 more points may be given to students that have PASSED the BUSINESS PLAN MODULE (2 ECTS - 12 hours). The BP module, wich require a practical project work in groups, is planned between November and December for maximum 20 students.

Statistics about transparency requirements (Attuazione Art. 2 del D.M. 31/10/2007, n. 544)

Statistics
Outcomes Exams Outcomes Percentages Average Standard Deviation
Positive 80.95% 27 3
Rejected 9.52%
Absent 7.14%
Ritirati 2.38%
Canceled --
Distribuzione degli esiti positivi
18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 30 e Lode
5.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.9% 5.8% 20.5% 8.8% 5.8% 11.7% 5.8% 29.4% 2.9%

Data from AA 2016/2017 based on 42 students. I valori in percentuale sono arrotondati al numero intero più vicino.