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Seminar International Management

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Seminar International Management
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
International Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: MAIM-311
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
6S (6 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Term paper with presentation (can be repeated annually)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

MAIM-311 (P420-0288) International Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2012 , semester 3, mandatory course
MAIM-311 (P420-0288) International Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2016 , semester 3, mandatory course
MAIM-311 (P420-0288) International Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2020 , semester 3, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
90 class hours (= 67.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 240 hours (equivalent to 8 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 172.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
MAIM-113 International Strategic Management
MAIM-133 International Human Resources and Cultural Diversity
MAIM-144 Sustainable Leading and Reporting
MAIM-152 Quantitative Methods

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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 student should be able to…
•        independently deal with a topic from a selected problem field in international management,
•        structure the contents of a problem logically, search for suitable theoretical and practical sources and conduct a corresponding analysis by using scientific standards,
•        link theoretical principles and concepts with practical examples and examine them critically resp. find
        solutions for them,
•        present the findings in the form of a presentation within a given time frame,
•        lead a discussion with their fellow students about their findings.
•        prepare a paper about the topic by using scientific standards

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Module content:
Written term paper and presentation about
- culturally related management and the influence of national particularities in Management and/or
- selected topics about management disciplines in the context of  international operations and/or
- different international market scenarios for different industries

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Teaching methods/Media:
Term paper; presentation of results and group discussion. Lectures, Team consultations (coaching sessions, input sessions with company representatives.

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Recommended or required reading:
Use of international management literature depending on topic. The students will select their literature themselves.
Intensive offline and online research required

[updated 07.01.2016]
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