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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (ADVANCED)

Attività formativa monodisciplinare
Codice dell'attività formativa: 
910010-ENG

Scheda dell'insegnamento

Per studenti immatricolati al 1° anno a.a.: 
2019/2020
Insegnamento (nome in italiano): 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (ADVANCED)
Insegnamento (nome in inglese): 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (ADVANCED)
Tipo di attività formativa: 
Attività formativa Caratterizzante
Tipo di insegnamento: 
Obbligatoria
Settore disciplinare: 
ECONOMIA E GESTIONE DELLE IMPRESE (SECS-P/08)
Anno di corso: 
2
Anno accademico di offerta: 
2020/2021
Crediti: 
12
Responsabile della didattica: 
Altri docenti: 
Sharon Patricia LOANE
Rebecca FAKOUSSA
Mutuazioni

Altre informazioni sull'insegnamento

Modalità di erogazione: 
Didattica Convenzionale
Lingua: 
Inglese
Ciclo: 
Primo Semestre
Obbligo di frequenza: 
No
Ore di attività frontale: 
96
Ore di studio individuale: 
204
Ambito: 
Aziendale
Prerequisites

none

Educational goals

The main aims are:
- to develop knowledge, competences and skills to operate and develop strategic planning for international business with the main focus on Emerging Markets;
- to help the students to develop an understanding of possible international and global strategies.

Course content

The students will gain an understanding of International Business Management specific topics that on the one hand allow to have a better view of the most recent trends in international business, on the other hand will allow them to dig deeper into key aspects of doing business internationally.

Teaching methods

The course will use a mix of lectures, on-line simulation, discussions, in-class case study analysis and reading, critique and synthesis of the literature.

Assessment and Evaluation

6 Credits

If you actively participate in the online live lessons (75%) the grading system will be as follows:

80%:
Weighted Average of grades obtained on Team activities in live lessons:
• Team activit* with Visiting Prof. Fakoussa
• Team activit* with Visiting Prof. Loane
Please note: good part of the team activities will be performed in class, however some homework is needed. When team activities are done the contribution of each team member must be clearly identified (instructions will be given in class).

20%: 15 Multiple Choice Questions on the list of readings-Bettinelli (during the official exam date)

If you watch recorded lessons/individual study:
80%: written exam
[during the official exam dates] made of 3 open question (with maximum 3 sub-questions each) where theory (taken from the reading list) must be merged with practical examples. Practical examples must be found and must be
a) original (i.e., not taken from the moodle page of the course),
b) pertinent (i.e., representative of the major contents of each paper),
c) updated (i.e., referred to cases/events not older than 2015)
Please note: the instructor is available for checks of your research on practical examples before the exam (by appointment).
20%: 15 Multiple Choice Questions on the list of readings-Bettinelli (during the official exam date)

12 Credits
If you actively participate in the online live lessons (75%) the grading system will be as follows:
80%:
Weighted Average of grades obtained on Team activities in live lessons (1,2,3).
1) Team activities with Prof. Bettinelli (first six credits)
o International Business Strategy Simulation/Game
 Company performance score
 BSG quiz 1 and quiz 2 (individual) related to the BSG guide done during the game
 Final reflection presentation/video (peer evaluations will be considered to adjust the grade of each student only in the unlikely event that values are below 3 out of 6).
o Discussions and presentations in class after the theory sessions (team)
2) Team activit* with Visiting Prof. Fakoussa
3) Team activit* with Visiting Prof. Loane

20%: 15 MCQ the end (individual-during the official exam date)

If you watch recorded lessons/individual study:
80%: written exam
[during the official exam dates] made of 3 open question (with maximum 3 sub-questions each) where theory (taken from the reading list) must be merged with practical examples. Practical examples must be found individually by each student and must be
a) original (i.e., not taken from the Moodle page of the course),
b) pertinent (i.e., representative of the major contents of each paper),
c) updated (i.e., referred to cases/events not older than 2015)

20%: 30 Multiple Choice Questions

Please note: the instructor is available for checks of your research on practical examples before the exam (by appointment).

Further information

IMPORTANT:
Students from previous classes who have not yet passed the exam (i.e., debitori di prova) will have to refer exclusively to THIS syllabus (the assessment criteria and readings must be the ones indicated here, no previous versions are accepted).
IN CASE THE COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT ONLINE CHANGES TO THIS SYLLABUS MAY OCCUR (to adapt to the online teaching)