Foundations of International Management I (IM I)

Overview

Module Description:

MIBS-53710

Contents:

1. Environment of International Management: History and Major Trends

2. Theoretical and Conceptual Foundations of International Management

3. Theories of Internationalization

4. Strategic Management in International Firms

The participants will be confronted with typical management problems of international firms. The participants will get to know modern theories and methods of international management and will be able to apply these to practical problems.

Attendance: 45 h
Self-study: 105 h

Language:

English

Literature:

Obligatory literature:

Holtbrügge, D./Welge, M.K.: Internationales Management. 6th ed., Schäffer Poeschel: Stuttgart 2015 (chapters 1-4)

Cavusgil, S.T./Knight, G./Riesenberger, J.R.: International Business. Strategy, Management and the New Realities. 3rd Global ed., Pearson Prentice Hall: New Jersey 2014 (chapters 1-3, 6, 9-10, 12-16)

Holtbrügge, D. & Haussmann, H. (eds.): The Internationalization of Firms. Case Studies from the Nürnberg Metropolitan Region. 2nd ed., Hampp: Augsburg, München 2017 (Chapters 17, 2)

Organization

Course Frequency

Winter term (WS)


We offer a digital seminar. The digital version of the online lecture will be available.

 

Lecture time: mid-October until beginning of December

Lecture Dates:

All Information can be found in Studon: https://www.studon.fau.de/studon/goto.php?target=cat_1389511 

Please register for the course there.

 

Admission Regulations

Registration via MeinCampus (please compare with Examination number). Registration via StudOn necessary in order to receive all lecture related materials.

Exam Preparation Session:

tba

Exam Review:

tba

Assessment:

6 pages report

Examination Number:

Master:
37101 Foundations of International Management I (lecture/exam: 4 ECTS)

Exam Date:

tba

Teaching Material:

Please find all material for the lecture on StudOn.

Course Frequency:

Winter term (WS)


We offer a digital seminar. The digital version of the online lecture will be available.

Two seminar digitally conducted in October/November.

Seminar Dates:

All Information can be found in Studon: https://www.studon.fau.de/studon/goto.php?target=cat_1389511 

 

Admission Regulations

 

Registration via MeinCampus (please compare with Examination number).The registration for the seminar via StudOn is mandatory. You must register for the seminar in the StudOn system between (tba). The link to the registration can be found here.

Assessment:

Presentation  (Winter term)

 

Examination Number:

Master:
37102 Foundations of International Management I (seminar: 1 ECTS)

 

All dates for the lecture and seminar:

available soon.


Contact

Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Dirk Holtbrügge

Chairholder; Dean of International Affairs

Department of International Management

Consultation hours: Please make an appointment with the secretariat.

Responsible Assistant

Marcus Conrad, M.Sc.

Teaching and Research Associate

Department of International Management

Consultation hours: by appointment

Responsibilities:
  • Foundations of International Management I
  • Research Projects in International Management