International Business Studies PT
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Trends in International Management

level of course unit

first cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students will be able to:
be discuss international management with experts from the field during specialist presentations;
reflect critically on commonalities and differences between theory and practice.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not specified

course contents

Experts will select current case studies from the field of international management for discussion. These will be analyzed independently and based on the theory.

recommended or required reading

Bessant/Tidd.: Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Wiley, 2011.
Harvard Business Review.: HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Innovation: 2013.
O’Sullivan/Cameron/Green.: Making Sense of Change Management: A Complete Guide to the Models Tools and Techniques of Organizational Change. 2012.
Osterwalder/Pigneur.: Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers and Challengers. John Wiley 2010.

assessment methods and criteria

Written exam and/or scientific paper and/or presentation

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and task discussion

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Mark Byrne, BA, MSc

year of study

3rd year

recommended optional program components

not specified

course unit code


type of course unit


mode of delivery

in-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable