International Business Functions

Module summary

Module code: BUSI1694
Level: 4
Credits: 15
School: Business Faculty
Department: International Bus and Economics
Module Coordinator(s): Franziska Sohns



The ethos of the module can be summarised as `managing in a globalised world'. It aims to provide an understanding of various management functions in an international context at both a conceptual and a practical level, to give students a clear insight into the major factors governing international business management, and to provide an understanding of key functional and operational areas of managing a business

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this Module a student will be able to:
1 Demonstrate an understanding of the concept of business functions
2 Analyse and critique given business situations (e.g., in the form of case studies)
3 Form and express opinions about a given topic in a classroom situation
4 Apply a range of theoretical business models to practical situations.

Indicative content

International) Business Strategies, Motives for Global Expansion, International Operation Modes, Management Approaches, Ownership and Control, Ethics and CSR, Cross-cultural Management, International Production, International Marketing, International Human Resource Management.