IBF205 Principles of International Business

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
IBF205 Principles of International Business 3 0 6 M 13.00-14.50, W 11.00-11.50 F 1.9
Prerequisite It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Azra Brankovic Office Hours / Room / Phone
Monday:
9:00-11:00
Tuesday:
9:00-11:00
Wednesday:
16:00-17:00
B F1.6 - 033 957 409
E-mail abrankovic@ius.edu.ba
Assistant Assistant E-mail
Course Objectives The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with international business principles. Focus of this course is in doing business in global environment explaining cultural, political, economical, and technological environment. The course will also focus on implementing different strategies as entry modes in international markets.
Textbook Wild, J.J., Wild, K.L., & Han, J. (2016). International Business: The challenges of globalization. Pearson International ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall.
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Understand cultural, political and economic environment for international business.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge necessary to compete in global marketplace.
  3. Explain entry strategies in international markets.
  4. Discuss the benefits and drawbacks associated with regional economic integration.
Teaching Methods The methods include lectures (which may involve power point presentation, video and audio aids), student presentations, projects, case studies, debates and class discussion
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Overview and principles of the course
Week 2 Globalization Ch 1
Week 3 Cross Cultural Business Ch 2
Week 4 Quiz I
Week 5 Political Economy and Ethics Ch 3
Week 6 Economic Development of Nations Ch 4
Week 7 Midterm Exam
Week 8 Case study Ch 1-4
Week 9 International Trade Theory Ch 5
Week 10 Political Economy of Trade Ch 6
Week 11 Case study Ch 4-6
Week 12 Quiz II
Week 13 Foreign Direct Investment Ch 7
Week 14 Regional Economic Integration Ch 8
Week 15 Case study Ch 5-8
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 30 1,2,3
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Midterm Exam 1 30 1,2,3
Quiz 2 30 1,2,3
Participation 10 4
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 15 45 Midterm Exam Study 30 1 30
Home Study 1 15 15 Final Exam Study 30 1 30
Quiz 15 2 30
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 19/03/2020
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