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International Business Strategy
Faculty of Education and Business Studies
Ehsanul Huda Chowdhury
Telephone: 026-64 84 87
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Period for course registration: 2018-08-27--2018-09-02
The course focuses on the development of skills to understand the issues that managers face in operating in international markets and supply chains. Students will develop an understanding of the conceptual frameworks that clarify the relationships between policies and domestic and global strategies. They will develop an understanding of the constraints and advantages in developing a new overseas market and managing existing offshore operations with new challenges. This course analyses how multinational firms leverage their capabilities and competencies to create competitive advantages in international and global markets.
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to …
(1) Apply their understanding of what determines the success of firms with regard to competitive, corporate and organizational strategies in the global business environment.
(2) Use their understanding of theories and conceptual frameworks that explain why and how firms internationalize.
(3) Critically evaluate and discuss academic research in international business.
(4) Develop problem-solving skills by addressing relevant managerial problems in international business strategy.
(5) Collaborate in and lead international management teams and solve team-level dispute.
The course will be conducted through holding seven lectures and discussions on the topics of international business strategy. Students are requested to attend the seven lectures. Moreover, students need to submit the individual home exams as well as individual assignment on article analysis and group assignments on international business strategies as part of the evaluation of the students for this course. It is compulsory for the students to attend and participate in the individual article analysis seminar and group assignment seminar. The students also need to submit their home exams and assignments on safe assign of Blackboard on time as per course schedule to receive grades.
John J. wild and Kenneth L. Wild, International Business: The Challenges of Globalization, Eighth Edition, Pearson, 2016, ISBN-13: 978-1-292-09504-2, ISBN-10: 1-292-09504-0.
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