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Mentor's Seminar "International Business Operations"

2023/2024
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
1
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс обязательный
Когда читается:
2-й курс, 1-4 модуль

Преподаватель

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The seminar is intended for students enrolled in the track “International Business Operations”. The aim of this seminar is to support students in building their individual learning trajectories and defining individual educational outcomes.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Together with the mentor student will design personal educational results, coordinate educational activities for the development of the educational program in accordance with the individual plan of students. The student gains an understanding of best practices and/or research related to the topic of learning path.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Basic conceptual features of the emerging discipline of International Business & Human Rights Law (IBHRL);
  • fixation of individual educational results that the student intends to achieve in the course of mastering the program; selection and coordination of the elements of the individual curriculum, corresponding to the individual educational results; individual counseling of a student with an Academic mentor on the advancement of the individual curriculum and the degree of achievement of individual educational results; correction of the individual curriculum, if necessary.
  • Command the necessary theoretical level of familiarization of the International Business Environment;
  • Describes modern approaches to assessing and forecasting competitiveness, applies their basic capabilities to analyze international business and develop management decisions
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Introduction: International Business Enviornment
  • Introduction
  • Self-study: EDX MOOC: 1.Understanding operations 2.Analyzing capacity in operations
  • Self-study: EDX MOOC: 3.Supply Chain in Operations 4.Productivity Improvement in Operations, Incomplete section
  • Self-Study: EDX MOOC: 5.Week 5: Assuring Quality in Operations
  • Meeting with the 2nd year students
  • Discussing internship
  • Individual/group consultations
  • MA thsis defence
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Read Case study-Wellington Brewery
  • non-blocking Case study-Wellington Brewery
  • non-blocking Scheduled class time: formative quiz on MOOC contents, and seminar on MOOC contents
  • non-blocking Exam
    The exam will be open notes.
  • non-blocking In-class participation
  • blocking Essay
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2022/2023 4th module
    0.3 * Exam + 0.1 * Read Case study-Wellington Brewery + 0.2 * Scheduled class time: formative quiz on MOOC contents, and seminar on MOOC contents + 0.2 * Case study-Wellington Brewery
  • 2023/2024 4th module
    0.7 * Essay + 0.3 * In-class participation
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Porter, M. E. (1998). Competitive Strategy : Techniques for Analyzing Industries and Competitors (Vol. [New ed.]). New York: Free Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1964532
  • Welch, C., & Marschan-Piekkari, R. (2004). Handbook of Qualitative Research Methods for International Business. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=473073

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Deresky, H. (2016). International Management: Managing Across Borders and Cultures, Text and Cases, Global Edition. [N.p.]: Pearson. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1419482