International business and management (2015/2016)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S02465
Name of lecturer
Paolo Roffia
Coordinator
Paolo Roffia
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
SECS-P/07 - BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND ACCOUNTING STUDIES
Language of instruction
English
Location
VERONA
Period
primo semestre dal Sep 28, 2015 al Jan 8, 2016.

Lesson timetable

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 in order to approach at the topic with a "real" holistic way.

Syllabus

- Globalization
- Cross-cultural business
- Political law and business ethics
- Economics andemerging markets
- International trade
- Business government trade relations
- Foreign direct investments
- Regional economic integration
- International financial markets
- International monetary system
- International strategy 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.
The exam includes open questions and multiple choice questions 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 PASS the BUSINESS PLAN MODULE (2 ECTS - 12 hours) that is planned between November and December (not available for ERASMUS students).

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016