5510797: C21_International Management (VT IME)

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Semester:SS 23
Scheduled in semester:4
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:30.0 L / 22.5 h
Self-directed study time:67.5 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


Bachelor's degree programme in Business Administration (01.09.2021)


  • Introduction to International Business
  • Theories of Trade and Investment
  • Participants in International Business
  • Political, Legal, and Cultural Aspects of International Business
  • Strategy and Organization of the International Firm
  • Marketing in the Global Firm
  • Current Issues in International Management
  • International Management in Practice


    • understand the relevance of international trade and investments for the global economy.
    • know the most important theories on international business and their boundary conditions.
    • reflect upon different actors and their roles in international business.
    • understand the essential influencing factors for decision-making in international environments.
    • can describe the most important internationalization strategies and structures.
    • know different market entry strategies as well as the most important instruments for the identification and evaluation of markets.
    • can apply fundamental models of international management to new situations.
    • can apply, explain and interpret the requirements of internationalization strategies.
    • can compare alternative internationalization approaches, identify similarities and differences.
    • can assess different market environments and their particularities.
    • listen and understand arguments made by / points of view taken by fellow students.
    • work in groups on case studies.
    • evaluate the solutions of colleagues in comparison to own solution.
    • represent and defend their own solution even when criticized.
    • tolerate different points of view.
    • can constructively use different perspectives for the development of new arguments.
    • take responsibility for their own decisions.
    • can adapt own needs to the different needs of their counterpart.
    • can defend and give reasons for their own opinions and decisions.

Lectures Method

  • Lecture with interactive elements
  • Case Studies

Admission Requirements

  • adequate knowledge of English
  • ability to work independently
  • basic knowledge of scientific work


Für die Anmeldung zu Modulen der Vertiefungsrichtung müssen Module im Umfang von mindestens 45 ECTS Credits aus dem ersten Studienjahr und zusätzlich das Modul English I erfolgreich absolviert sein.
Wahlfächer bleiben für diese Regelungen vollständig ausser Betracht.