The course takes place in period

1 (2022-08-01 to 2022-10-23)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

Within this study unit we will focus on the
following competencies:

Fact-based decision making

Local and Global Societal Competencies

SDG?s in focus:

☐#1 NO POVERTY

☐#2 ZERO HUNGER

☐#3 GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

☐#4 QUALITY EDUCATION

☐#5 GENDER EQUALITY

☐#6 CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION

☐#7 AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY

☒#8 DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH

☒#9 INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

☐#10 REDUCED INEQUALITIES

☐#11 SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES

☒#12 RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION & PRODUCTION

☐#13 CLIMATE ACTION

☐#14 LIFE BELOW WATER

☐#15 LIFE ON LAND

☐#16 PEACE, JUSTICE AND STRONG INSTITUTIONS

☒#17 PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS

Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes

Once you have completed the study unit you will
have? (mention knowledge, skill, attitude)

Define key concepts for different ways to
establish international business connections.
(knowledge)
Categorize facts for companies internationalizing
plans for suitable management strategies. (skill)
You seek to develop business opportunities and
challenges in an international environment.
(attitude)

Course contents

The course will create a general awareness of
global issues that
allows students to better understand current
international issues and
thus to make better and more insightful decisions
concerning
international business transactions.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Introduction to logistics

Previous course names

International trade and globalization

Recommended or required reading

Pen Mike and Meyer Klaus: International business,
Second edition,
Cenage Learning, Andover Hampshire, UK. 606
pages.
ISBN 978-1-4737-2264-4
Articles according to examiner?s instructions.
Max.200 pages

Study activities

  • Lectures - 12 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 12 hours
  • Practical exercises - 12 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 36 hours
  • Individual studies - 53 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 10 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

For approved grades, the student must complete
two tasks, a group assignment and an exam. Each
must be passed with approved grades. Details will
be given during the intruduction.

Teacher

Hongell Linn

Examiner

Fabricius Susanna

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2022-08-10 to 2022-09-06

Assessment methods

Date of examination will be announced later - Exams

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