The course is included in these curricula and study modules

International business logistics (fe 2002 - 2004) - International business logistics


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Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

6 cr

Competency aims

The main goal of the course is to describe the internationalization process of the firm. Depending on the size of the market, the demand for the product, economic and political risk different operation modes are warranted. After the completion of the course the student should be able to independently determine which operation method is justified in a specific situation.

Learning outcomes

The student shall after the course know why companies internationalize and know the main forms of international transactions.

Course contents

During the course the international environment is described as well as international trade and investments, exchange rates and international risk, the internationalization process of the firm, different international operational forms and the management of international operations.
Specific features in trading with different international regions are also treated.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basic courses in marketing and logistics

Previous course names

No previous course is compensated.

Additional information

Compulsory attendance during cases and seminars.

During the first period the main teaching methods are lectures and case studies. During the second period the students present in seminars their written term papers describing a specific form of international operations.

Recommended or required reading

Daniels John & Radebaugh Lee, 1998: International Business and Operations, Ninth Edition. Prentice Hall, New jeresey, ISBN 0-13-030801-3.

Artiklar och praktikfall enligt examinators anvisningar.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 28 hours
  • Tuition managed by students but supervised by the teacher - 16 hours
  • Individual studies - 116 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 160 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 116 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 44 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Demonstrations and presentations
  • Reports and productions
  • Essays


Mildén Peter


Mildén Peter

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Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Följande kurs hösten 2006

Assessment methods

  • 2006-11-02 - Exams
  • 2006-10-27 - Demonstrations and presentations
  • 2006-10-27 - Reports and productions
  • 2006-10-27 - Essays

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