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2012/2013  KAN-1ICB  Interdisciplinary case based course

English Title
Interdisciplinary case based course

Course information

Language English
Exam ECTS 7.5 ECTS
Type Mandatory
Level Full Degree Master
Duration One Semester
Course period Autumn
Time Table Please see course schedule at e-Campus
Study board
Study Board for BSc/MSc i International Business and Politics, MSc
Course coordinator
  • Jasper Hotho - Center for Strategic Management and Globalization
Main Category of the Course
  • International Politics
Last updated on 29-08-2012
Learning objectives
After the course the successful student can:
  • analyze a complex situation by choosing and applying relevant theories and methods from the IBP curriculum to the situation,
  • can justify the choice and application of theory and methods,
  • can formulate and justify recommendations for actors based on the analysis.
Type of test Oral with Written Assignment
Marking scale 7-step scale
Second examiner Second internal examiner
Exam period Winter Term
Aids Without preparation
Duration 20 Minutes
Individual oral exam based on written mini group project (3-5 persons) of max. 8 standard pages. The grade is based on an overall assessment of the project and the oral performance.

Retake/make-up:  if failed; revised mini project + oral.
If ill for oral: oral based on same mini project.
Retake/ make-up oral in April/ May
Course content
The course focuses on decision-making problems in complex real-life or simulated real-life situations involving international business and politics. It includes cases from the private for-profit sector, the private non-profit sector, and the national or international public sector.  It draws on theories and methods presented in the program’s core courses in international business strategy, international political economy and international economic law.
Teaching methods
Last updated on 29-08-2012