The course is included in these curricula and study modules
International business logistics (fe 2002 - 2004) - International business logistics
Type of course
Recommended year of study
Total number of ECTS
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.
The student shall after the course know why companies internationalize and know the main forms of international transactions.
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.
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.
- 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
- Demonstrations and presentations
- Reports and productions
Home page of the course
Material finns under http://people.arcad.fi/~mildenp External link
Assignments valid until
12 months after course has ended
The timetable of the course
Följande kurs hösten 2006
- 2006-11-02 - Exams
- 2006-10-27 - Demonstrations and presentations
- 2006-10-27 - Reports and productions
- 2006-10-27 - Essays