Course - Industrial Marketing and International Business - TIØ4235
TIØ4235 - Industrial Marketing and International Business
Examination arrangement: Portfolio
Grade: Letter grades
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The course is a graduate course for students with special interests in marketing and international business development. The course has two main parts. The first part deals with industrial marketing and especially on strategc industry analysis, understanding organizational buying behavior and management of market channels. The second part offers and introduction to major theories and trends within international business. We discuss the main challenges that firms meet when they expand their activities internationally with special focus on sustainability strategies. Throughout the course it will be given examples from Norwegian and international firms in lectures and case discussions. The case discussions aim to illustrate how successful firms have overcome the challenges presented in the lectures and will demand some preparations from the participants.
The course is given at the 4th year in the MTIØT program and is mandatory in the first year of the MIENTRE program and aims to contribute to objective 2.2 in the MTIØT objective that requires: "Knowledge ...in line with a masters student in business administration in comparable international studies". The course should give general knowledge on industrial marketing, internationalization, international management and international business. The course should give specific knowledge on how to develop business marketing strategies particularly directed towards international customers. The course should also give specific knowledge on how to handle typical challenges that managers face in international organizations. By taking this course it is expected that the students can: (1) understand and manage the central concepts of industrial marketing, (2) to be able to perform the strategic analysis that forms the basis of robust marketing strategies, (3) understand and manage the central concepts and theories of international business, and finally (4) to be able to apply this knowledge to real cases.
Learning methods and activities
Lectures and case discussions. Students will be graded from two case assignments that counts 40/60. The assignments are done in groups.
Further on evaluation
Two group assignments provides the basis for the grade in this course.
The tasks are weighted 49% and 51%.
Guidance will be provided along the way as needed.
The submission deadline is announced at the start of the course.
In the case of a re-take examination all assignments needs to be taken again.
Recommended previous knowledge
A precondition for the course TIØ4165 Marketing Management and TIØ4265 Strategic Management or similar qualifications. MIENTRE-students will normally be qualified.
To be announced at course start.
Credits: 7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level
Term no.: 1
Teaching semester: SPRING 2024
Language of instruction: English
- Technological subjects
Department with academic responsibility
Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management
Examination arrangement: Portfolio
- Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
- Spring ORD Portfolio 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
- * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"