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Managing Intercultural Relations (IM III)

Overview

Module Description:

MIBS-3470

Contents:

1. Relevance of Intercultural Management

2. Intercultural Management Research: Scope and Results

3. Manifestations and Functions of Culture

4. Concepts of Culture

5. Intercultural Communication and Negotiations

6. Culture and Management: Organization, Motivation and Leadership in Different Cultures

7. Intercultural Competence

8. Intercultural Training

9. Conclusions

Intercultural differences have a great influence on management decisions and outcomes. For managers, intercultural competence is one of the most important requirements for working successfully in a global environment.

The course is aimed to understand the key concepts of intercultural management and to apply these concepts through a variety of practical examples and exercises. The regional emphasis is on Europe, Asia and the US.

Attendance: 45 h
Self-study: 105 h
All relevant documents are available on StudOn “
Managing Intercultural Relations (IM III) – SS 2019

 

Language:

English

Literature:

 

Holtbrügge, D. (2019). Managing Intercultural Relations.”Mimeo.”

 

 

Organization

Course Frequency

Summer term (SS)

Lecture Dates:

SS 2019: 23.04., 30.04., 14.05. (16:45 – 20:00), 21.05., 28.05., 04.06., 18.06., 25.06., 02.07., 09.07., 16.07.
16:45 – 18:15, Room H 3

Admission Regulations

Registration via MeinCampus (see Exam-No.)

Exam Colloquium:

18.07.2019, 15:00 – 16:30, room 0.424

 

Exam Review:

24.04.2019, 10:00 – 11:00, room 5.212,  registration till 18.04.2019 via E-Mail to theresa.bernhard@fau.de

Assessment:

Lecture:
Written exam, 60 min (60% open questions; 40% multiple choice questions)

Examination Number:

Master:
34702 Managing Intercultural Relations (lecture/exam: 4 ECTS)

Exam Date:

23.07.2019, 17:00 – 18:00, room H 3

Course Frequency:

Summer term (SS)

Seminar Dates:

SS 2019: 
03.06.2019, 16:45 – 20:00, Room 0.224 – Group 1
24.06.2019, 16:45 – 20:00, Room 0.224 – Group 1
05.06.2019, 18:30 – 21:45, Room 0.224 – Group 2
26.06.2019, 18:30 – 21:45, Room 0.224 – Group 2

Admission Regulations

Registration for the Seminar via StudOn.
Registration via MeinCampus (see Exam-No.)

Assessment:

Seminar:
Presentation and class participation (Summer term)
Seminar paper (Winter term):

Scope: max. 15 pages + 5 PPTs; Interested students may request further information from theresa.bernhard@fau.de

Examination Number:

Master:
34703 Managing Intercultural Relations (seminar: 1 ECTS)

Contact

Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Dirk Holtbrügge

  • Job title: Chairholder; Dean of International Affairs
  • Organization: Department of International Management
  • Phone number: +49 911 5302 452
  • Email: wiwi-im@fau.de
  • Consultation hours:
    Please make an appointment with the secretariat.

Responsible assistant

Theresa Bernhard, M.Sc.

  • Job title: Teaching and Research Associate
  • Organization: Department of International Management
  • Phone number: +49 911 5302 472
  • Email: theresa.bernhard@fau.de
  • Consultation hours:
    by appointment

    Responsibilities:
    • Personalmanagement
    • Bachelor & Master Thesis Assignment
    • Managing Intercultural Relations, IM III