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2024/2025

Managing in an International Environment

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
G16E0102 Z,ZK 3 1P+1C English
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Institute of Management Studies
Synopsis:

The preparatory phase. Implementation: knowledge transfer and possible adaptations. Strategic partnership and consequences on the cooperation. Relations with other foreign stakeholders. The DFI and its constraints. Parent company versus locals. Managing multi-cultural teams. Remote management. Expatriation. Managerial skills and competences. Knowing oneself and developing ones competences.

Requirements:

Some experience of the industry> internshoips, Summer jobs, actual jobs, etc.

Syllabus of lectures:

OUTLINE AND SYLLABUS

1.Reminder on management and intercultural management

The various types of functions and tasks of managers

From directive manager to manager coach

Management faced with an international context

Intercultural management: definition and reminder of the main concepts

2.International management in action

Globalisation and internationalisation

The main challenges of international managers

Inventory of stakeholders, specificities, and challenges.

Inventory of situations according to the major phases of international projects

Advice from international managers

3.International competences

Shared vision of useful and necessary skills

The necessary competences described by Caligiuri

Skills as selected and defined by international managers

4.Know yourself better and prepare yourself

The various types of self-tests: how and why?

Corporate culture and leadership programs

Implementation: results of tests and define an action plan .

Syllabus of tutorials:

OUTLINE AND SYLLABUS OF THE EXERCISES

In the exercises, in addition to case studies and testimonials, the students will participate in two self-tests: a first self-test concerning the technical answers to be provided to problems by the international environment, a second intended to unseal knowledge and choices. managers of the participants in a situation.

Study Objective:

The objective of the course is to understand the challenges which international managers are confronted with, and what competences they must demonstrate. More specifically, the end goal is to help students get to know themselves better and to prepare as well as possible for the challenges that will await them. The final objective is threefold: to help them better understand international business life, for the participants to try to imagine how they would have reacted, to identify the gaps that exist between the personal actions of students and the best solutions to bring them to awareness of the competences which must be developed and acted in the form of an action plan.

Study materials:

SOURCE MATERIAL

Morrison, J. (2020). The global business environment. Red Globe Press.

Rothlauf, J. (2014). A global view of intercultural management. De Gruyter Oldenburg.

Rodrigues, C. (2008). International Management: A Cultural Approach. Sage Publishing.

Prunett, B. J. (2011). Experiencing international business and management.. Routledge. .

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