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040156 VK IM: International Strategy & Organization (E) (2015S)

Advanced Topics

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

Summary

1 Windsperger, Moodle
2 Hajdini, Moodle

Registration/Deregistration

Groups

Group 1

max. 60 participants
Language: English
LMS: Moodle

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 17.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 17.03. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 18.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 18.03. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 23.03. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 23.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 23.03. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Wednesday 06.05. 16:45 - 20:00 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 13.05. 16:45 - 20:30 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 29.06. 09:45 - 20:30 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 30.06. 08:00 - 09:45 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 30.06. 09:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 02.07. 09:45 - 13:00 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock

Aims, contents and method of the course

This course is concerned with the evolution of the multinational firm and the formation of the network structure of the MNC. The course will consist of lectures, presentations and case analysis. The student is expected to develop skills in evaluating international competitive strategies in multicultural environments, in designing alternative organizational forms for multinational firms, in the use of international licensing, strategic alliances, merger & acquisitions, consortia, franchising and clusters, in identifying appropriate forms of market entry, and in developing network strategies to create competitive advantage of nations, regions and cities.

Examination topics

Lectures and Case Studies

Group 2

max. 60 participants
Language: English
LMS: Moodle

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 13.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 19.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 26.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 16.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 23.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 30.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 07.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 21.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 28.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Wednesday 03.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 11.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 18.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 18.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock

Aims, contents and method of the course

This course is concerned with the evolution of the multinational firm and the formation of the network structure of the MNC. The course will consist of lectures, short case presentations, and a final exam. The student is expected to develop skills in evaluating international competitive strategies in multicultural environments, in designing alternative organizational forms for multinational firms, in the use of international licensing, strategic alliances, merger & acquisitions, consortia, franchising and clusters, in identifying appropriate forms of market entry, and in developing network strategies to create competitive advantage of nations, regions and cities.

Examination topics

The course will consist of four parts, lectures, short case presentations, public lectures and a final exam. The attendance on the public lectures is obligatory as it will have a wait on the overall grade. Public lectures´ contents and timings are found here: http://im.univie.ac.at/windsperger/im-public-lectures/?no_cache=1

Information

Assessment and permitted materials

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The objective of this course is to familiarize students with a broad range of theoretical and practical perspectives on the strategy and organization of multinational firms.

Reading list

Deresky, H., 2014. International Management: Managing Across Borders and Cultures, Text and Cases. 8th ed. England: Pearson Education.

Association in the course directory

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