1. Managing for International Competitiveness
2. The Manager As Planner
3. Managing Corporations and Strategic Alliances
4. Managing International Risk
5. Controlling the International Organization
6. Financial Management
7. Managing for International Innovation -What is Innovation?
8. Managing a Multinational Workforce
9. The Manager As Communicator
10. The Manager: Motivating and Leading
This course is taught using a combination of lectures, case studies, and a research project. Student teams will be given the opportunity to prepare a management plan to manage in an international business environment.
Mid-Term Examination 20-25%
Cases /Assignments 10-20%
Oral Presentation 0- 5 %
International Management Plan 20-30%
Final Exam 20-30 %
1. Analyze global trends and drivers affecting change in global businesses and their competitiveness and their implications in the development of a global strategy and international management plan.
2. Determine the competitive advantages of a company in the global market and design a suitable corporate structure for international business success.
3. Demonstrate differences in planning, organizing, controlling, leading and communicating roles of managers in global businesses.
4. Analyze factors that will ensure profitable entry into the international market.
5. Identify the various levels of risk in international environments and formulate strategic choices to manage them.
5. Demonstrate the intricacies of managing in different cultural environments using Hofstede’s framework and international human resource management practices.
1) Helen Deresky. International Management:Managing Across Borders and Cultures, Text and Cases, (latest edition). Pearson.
2) Selected Chapters on Managing Risk Innovation and Finance from FITT e-textbook on International Trade Management
Or any alternative textbook approved by the Business Department
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Athabasca University (AU)||AU ADMN 3XX (3)||2015/05/01 to -|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU IBUS 3XX (3)||2015/05/01 to -|
|Coast Mountain College (CMTN)||CMTN INTB 202 (3)||2015/05/01 to 2018/04/30|
|College of New Caledonia (CNC)||CNC MGT 160 (3)||2015/05/01 to -|
|College of the Rockies (COTR)||COTR MGMT 3XX (3)||2015/05/01 to -|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU BUSI 2XXX (3)||2015/05/01 to -|
|Northern Lights College (NLC)||NLC MGMT 104 (3)||2015/05/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU BBUS 3XXX (3)||2015/05/01 to -|
|University Canada West (UCW)||UCW BUSI 2XX (3)||2015/05/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV COMM 3rd (3), Not for credit in Commerce.||2015/05/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC COMM 3XX (3)||2015/05/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV BUS 3XX (3)||2015/05/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC IB 301 (1.5)||2015/05/01 to -|
|Vancouver Community College (VCC)||No credit||2015/05/01 to -|