International Business with case studies in German automotive industry

University of Stuttgart

An understanding of international business is essential for students in today's interdependent global world. This course will provide students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to understand the global economic, political, cultural and social environment within which firms operate. It will examine the strategies and structures of international business and assess the special roles of an international business's various functions. It will also prepare students to formulate and execute strategies, plans, and tactics to succeed in international business ventures.

In-class exercises, mini-projects as well as homework and case studies will demonstrate real-world applications of international business and management concepts.

At the end of the course students should be able to:

  1. Understand the most widely used international business terms and concepts.
  2. Identify the role and impact of political, economical, social and cultural variables in international business.
  3. Analyze international business from a multi-centric perspective, avoiding ethnocentrism.

An integrated teaching model will be adopted by combining lecturing with group discussions, individual assignments, home exercises, case analysis and presentations. Special attention will be given to automotive industry in Germany and European Union.

Details:

Location Stuttgart, Germany
Period 13 Jan 2019 - 20 Jan 2019
level Bachelor / Undergraduate
Credits 4.0 ECTS
Program fee 1,150 EUR
Accommodation fee Included in program fee
Fee extra info:
EUR 1800,- for students from universities where participation does not count towards the exchange balance. For info on your fee please ask your advisor.
Application deadline 15 October 2018
Entry requirements:
Approval of your home university
Completion of your freshman year at your home university
GPA = 2.75 or better
Payment of the University of Stuttgart Module 1 – Winter University fee
Completion of the German language placement test (upon arrival)

Contact information & application:

Babette Endrulat-Göhler
Program coordinator Winter University, SUPER program, MIT, PROMOS scholarship, Double Master's programs overseas
+49 711 685-68549
endrulat-goehler@ia.uni-stuttgart.de

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