Nivå/kategori

Breddstudier

Undervisningsspråk

Engelska

Kurstyp

Valfri

Cykel/nivå

Yrkeshögskoleexamen

Rekommenderat studieår

3

Omfattning

5 sp

Kompetensmål

After completion of the course students will be able to develop internationalisation strategies for small- and medium sized companies and actively support businesses to enter foreign markets

Läranderesultat

At the end of the course the student will have an understanding of drivers and barriers to internationalisation. He/She can compare different market entry modes and analyze their pros and cons especially in a Nordic-Baltic context. The student will be able to create a plan for a small enterprise to reach an international market.

Innehåll

- The concept of international business strategies; alternative approaches - Drivers and barriers to SME internationalisation - Internationalisation modes - Marketing strategies - Business case development - An internationalisation project, where teams work with different real-life assignments to support the internationalisation of SMEs. Hence, a part of the course is slightly different for different course participants.

Förkunskaper

None

Kursen ersätter följande kurser

- 2015, 2016 Internationalization of small- and medium- sized companies

Mer information

The course is mainly delivered online with only three compulsory classroom sessions (course introduction 24.10, mid-term meeting 21.11, final reporting 19.12).

Litteratur

Daszkiewicz, N. and Wach, K, 2012. Internationalisation of SMEs: Context, Models and Implementation. Available on https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2198050 Nobanet handbook I, 2015: The Socio-Economic Environment of the Nordic and Baltic countries. Available on https://www.nordicbalticnet.info/materials-development Nobanet handbook II, 2015: SMEs and Foreign Trade. Available on https://www.nordicbalticnet.info/materials-development E-learning materials produced by EDU-SMEs Reports, presentations and articles uploaded in itslearning

Studieaktiviteter

  • Föreläsningar - 13 timmar
  • Projekt- och produktionsarbete/konstnärlig verksamhet - 60 timmar
  • Nätbaserade - 60 timmar
  • - 0 timmar

Arbetsbelastning

  • Kursens totala antal arbetstimmar: 133 timmar
  • Varav självstyrda studieformer: 133 timmar
  • Varav schemalagda studier: 0 timmar

Undervisningsform

Handledd nätundervisning

Examinationsformer

Essä, rapporter, produktioner och portfolio

Examinationskrav

Completion of assignments, presentations, and a final report.

Lärare

Källström Eija

Examinator

Källström Eija

Kursens hemsida

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Antal kursplatser

Ingen begränsning

Delprestation i kraft till

12 månader efter kursens slutdatum

Examinationsformer

Datum meddelas senare - Rapporter och produktioner

Kurs- och studieplansökning