Global Business Environment
- provide systematic understanding of global business, its strategies and tactics, conceptual foundations of it’s development
- to develop practical skills necessary for professional activity in international business environment, to increase students' critical thinking competency.
- Student is able to effectively perform managerial functions in a multicultural environment
- Student is able to learn and demonstrate skills in the field, other than the major field
- Student is able to solve managerial tasks related to operations on world markets in the context of globalization
- Student is able to solve strategic and tactical management issues in an international organization
- Student is able to work with information: find, define and use the information from different sources which required for solving of research and professional problems (including the system approach)
- History and development of the global business
- Architecture of the world economy and the international trade
- International economic cooperation. Alliances and partnerships
- Global business environment. Internal and external business environment. Tools for the global business environment analysis. Risks in global business
- Forms of the international business: trade & FDI. Strategic alliances. MNCs & TNCs
- Regulation of the global business. Global business strategies in the trade disputes. Trade wars
- International contract. INCOTERMS
- Innovation in global business
- Organizational culture & global business. Definition and theoretical foundations of organizational culture in a global organization. Cross-cultural management
- Management paradigm in the 21st century. Main directions of development and challenges for global business in the 21st century
- In-Class ActivityIn-class activities includes different online activities, including assignments both team-based and individual, case studies, problem discussions.
- TestThe Test will be conducted in the written form - multiple-choice test. The Test questions are based on the lectures’ and seminars’ material available to students through the LMS. It includes 20 questions with 4 possible answers.
- Final TestThe Final Test is administered at the end of the second module. It will be conducted in the written form - multiple-choice test. The Final Test is based upon the lectures’ and seminars’ material. It includes 40 questions with 4 possible answers. The duration of the Final Test is 40 minutes. Students whose accumulated intermediate assessment is 8 – 10 points for three assessment elements (0.25 * In-Class Activity + 0.25 * Test + 0.25 * Team Project) are not required to pass the Final Test. In this case, the accumulated grade (O accum.) could be counted as the final grade (O final) upon the student’s decision. The rounding method of examination and the resulting estimates is arithmetic.
- Course project
- 2021/2022 4th module0.25 * In-Class Activity + 0.25 * Course project + 0.25 * Final Test + 0.25 * Test
- Mahesh Joshi, & James R. Klein. (2018). Global Business: Vol. First edition. OUP Oxford.
- Ghemawat, P. (2018). The New Global Road Map : Enduring Strategies for Turbulent Times. Harvard Business Review Press.
- Huub Ruël. (2017). International Business Diplomacy : How Can Multinational Corporations Deal with Global Challenges? Emerald Publishing Limited.
- Nader H. Asgary. (2020). Global Business: An Economic, Social, and Environmental Perspective. Information Age Publishing.
- Riad A. Ajami, & G. Jason Goddard. (2018). Global Business : Competitiveness and Sustainability: Vol. First Edition. Routledge.
- Robert Pearce. (2017). The Development of International Business. Edward Elgar Publishing.