AM521616 - International Business Seminar


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2023/2024

Course content

  • Challenges and opportunities of globalization
  • Global leadership practices and human resource strategies
  • Global value chains and institutional contexts
  • Digital business, inter-culturalism and innovative business models
  • Innovation and creativity management in a dynamic international, competitive business environment
  • Production efficiency -planning, optimization and project implementation in a global and dynamic economy - Marketing in the context of different cultures and market conditions
  • Current and prospective research trends in international business
  • Methodological issues in international business research

Learning outcome

Learning outcome - Knowledge- Have a thorough knowledge of the latest theoretical and practical advancements in the field of International Business.- Have knowledge and understanding of cross-disciplinary theories in international business. - Have knowledge of current research trends and methodological issues in international business. -Develop an overall understanding of current and future trends in international business.Learning outcome - Skills- Be able to critically analyze various sources of information related to international business and use such information to find new solutions and deal with challenges.- Be able to analyze existing theories and models in the field of international business and link them to real life situations.- •Be able to develop scholarly understanding of the field by using relevant research methods, and be able to deal with methodological issues and challenges in carrying out such research.Learning outcome - General competence- Be able to identify business related challenges and opportunities in international business by developing intercultural competence and analyzing current trends and future developments in international business.

Learning methods and activities

A combination of multimedia, lectures, discussion, presentations and guest lectures. Active participation in the class is strongly recommended.

Further on evaluation

The project report by the student team is assessed in relation to the grading scale A–F. The team receives one common grade. In the event of a fail grade or a resit of a passed examination, the entire course must be repeated.

Required previous knowledge

As for the study programme.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level



Language of instruction: English

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Economics and Administration
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of International Business


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