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2013/2014  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 - Department of International Economics and Management (INT)
Main academic disciplines
  • International Politics
Last updated on 24-05-2013
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.
Examination form Oral Exam
Individual or group exam Individual
Duration 20 min. per student, including examiners' discussion of grade, and informing plus explaining the grade
Grading scale 7-step scale
Examiner(s) Internal examiner and second internal examiner
Exam period Winter Term
Make-up exam/re-exam
Same examination form as the ordinary exam
Course content and structure
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 24-05-2013