|Course ID:||MGMT 5560. 3 hours. |
|Course Title:||International Strategic Management|
|The major problems that confront managers who operate across international boundaries from a base in a single country or who maintain affiliates and subsidiaries in several national jurisdictions. Major emphasis is given to the problems involved in crossing national boundaries.|
|Oasis Title:||INTL STRATEGIC MGT|
|Offered every year. |
|Grading System:||A-F (Traditional)|
To develop a global perspective with regards to the international business
To develop an appreciation of how managers in large or small international
firms are affected by key environmental factors such as culture and politics.
To gain an understanding of the differences and difficulties posed by
international business opportunities and competition.
To discuss the most recent contemporary managerial issues faced by those
in international business and to appreciate both the academic research and
practical experience that has been developed on the topics.
To develop an understanding of what international strategic management
means and the various entry options of doing business in the global sphere:
trading, licensing, and equity investments.
To learn the latest theory and research with respect to international
operations management, organizational structure, and managing
To develop insights into the topics of corporate social responsibility and
business ethics as they pertain to conducting sound management practice
in the global sphere.
The following topics are covered in this course:
The International Manager and the Firm
Cultural Variables in Global Management
Management of Political Risk
Strategy Formulation and Implementation in International Business
Exporting and Importing
Licensing and Franchising
Strategic Alliances and Equity Investments
Operations Management and Logistics
Organizational Design and Control
Human Resource Management
Management of Employee Relations
Managing Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
|Honor Code Reference:|
All students are responsible for maintaining the highest standards of
honesty and integrity in every phase of their academic careers. The
penalties for academic dishonesty are severe and ignorance is not an
Academic honesty means performing all academic work without plagiarizing,
cheating, lying, tampering, stealing, receiving assistance from any other
person or using any source of information that is not common knowledge.