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International Management Workshop

Module name (EN): International Management Workshop
Degree programme: International Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: MAIM-322
SAP-Submodule-No.: P420-0289
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4F (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Flexible test performance (has to be announced in advance / can be repeated annually)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
MAIM-322 (P420-0289) International Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2020, semester 3, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
MAIM-113 International Strategic Management
MAIM-122 International Accounting and Taxation
MAIM-133 International Human Resources and Cultural Diversity
MAIM-144 Sustainable Leading and Reporting
MAIM-152 Quantitative Methods
MAIM-212 International Marketing
MAIM-231 Financial Management
MAIM-246 International Operations Management

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Stefanie Jensen
Prof. Dr. Stefanie Jensen

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module the students should be able to…
• develop and present practical problem solving strategies for a ficticious yet realistic case,  
• reflect on and implement methods for strategic project management,
• present and  use management tools such as scenario techniques, Pestle analyses and portfolio analyses on a specific case
• take the point of view of an internationally active manager and develop solutions independently for selected corporate sub-divisions (for example: Marketing+sales/supply chain Management/manufacturing) with regard to the given goals.
• elaborate on and consider the cultural particularities/challenges that a manager in a globally active company resp. in a different cultural setting must deal with,
• work towards a given goal within a specific time frame in a work group successfully and independently. This includes the distribution of work packages within the group, the completion of these packages by the respective group members and the combination of all these work packages to form a group effort. This also includes solving possible conflicts within the group resp. their escalation to the lecturer.
• write a composition in English under consideration of scientific principles and give a presentation in English within a given time frame.

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Module content:
Manage a virtual Company in international Environment, develop competitive strategies, develop foreign markets, maintain and improve delivery capacity, effectiveness and Efficiency in the internal processes.

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Teaching methods/Media:
Serious game (Simulation) "Going Global"

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Recommended or required reading:
User Handbook "Going Global"
Information given during the Simulation periods

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