|Assessment length / details
|3,000 word assessment
|2 Hours Examination
|Repeat Failed Elements
|2 Hours Examination
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Critically evaluate the different structures that exist within multinational corporations
Be able to evaluate the significance of effectively managing people within international organizations
Critically evaluate and reflect upon the skills and competencies required to effectively lead and manage internationally
Critically evaluate the main ethical challenges that an international manager faces
Critically discuss of the key issues involved in formulating and applying an international strategy
Critically evaluate the significance of communicating effectively with the organization, particularly across language boundaries
Critically evaluate some of the key areas of cultural diversity
Evaluate the impact and influence of culture in international management
Critically evaluate and understand different types of international alliances
Critically discuss some of the key issues and the importance of effectively managing international industrial relations.
The purpose of the module is to provide curriculum coverage on different aspects of international management with a main focus on the areas of knowledge required to effectively manage internationally within a modern multinational corporation. Key areas of international human resource management are covered, providing knowledge of some of the skills and competencies that are required of an international manager as well as some of the processes, issues and challenges with which the international manager will have to confront and overcome. While mainly lecture based, the module will also incorporate a number of recent and relevant case studies aimed at bringing these issues and challenges to life.
International Human Resource Management; 2 lectures
Global Leadership; 2 lectures
The Global Manager; 2 lectures
Ethical challenges of International Management; 2 lectures
International Strategy Formulation;2 lectures
Communication across language boundaries; 2 lectures
Cultural Diversity and MNCs; 2 lectures
Expatriation and Repatriation; 2 lectures
Managing International Alliances; 2 lectures
International Industrial Relations; 2 lectures
|Application of Number
|Through the quantitative areas integrated throughout the entire module.
|Oral communication will be developed through class participation and group work. Written communication will be developed through case preparation, assessment preparation, note taking and information based dialogue.
|Improving own Learning and Performance
|Through both class and self-directed learning
|Group presentation, powerpoint, word
|Personal Development and Career planning
|Development of skills, theory and analysis capabilities to allow effective management decisions
|Identification of business issues related to international management functions. Identification of the relevant information for decisions and formulation of decisions.
|Qualitative methods, survey methods and basic preparation and analysis.
|Subject Specific Skills
|Through class preparation, the use of breakout group work, case preparation and through the group assessment.
This module is at CQFW Level 7