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2018/2019  KAN-CIMMO1074U  International Management – Emerging Perspectives

English Title
International Management – Emerging Perspectives

Course information

Language English
Course ECTS 7.5 ECTS
Type Mandatory
Level Full Degree Master
Duration One Semester
Start time of the course Autumn
Timetable Course schedule will be posted at calendar.cbs.dk
Study board
Study Board for MSc in Economics and Business Administration
Course coordinator
  • Jakob Rasmussen - Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy (MPP)
  • Søren Henning Jensen - Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy (MPP)
Main academic disciplines
  • Innovation
  • Management
  • Economics
Teaching methods
  • Face-to-face teaching
Last updated on 08-08-2018

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Learning objectives
  • Analyse and highlight the managerial implications in transforming an input to an organizational output
  • Analyze how the managerial implications are addressed in an international context.
  • Demonstrate an elaborated and contemporary understanding of how work is being organized and managed
  • Critically discuss and apply relevant theories within the area of International Management to the problem investigated
International Management - Emerging Perspectives:
Exam ECTS 7,5
Examination form Written sit-in exam on CBS' computers
Individual or group exam Individual exam
Assignment type Case based assignment
Duration 4 hours
Grading scale 7-step scale
Examiner(s) One internal examiner
Exam period Winter
Aids Limited aids, see the list below:
The student is allowed to bring
  • USB key for uploading of notes, books and compendiums in a non-executable format (no applications, application fragments, IT tools etc.)
  • Non-programmable, financial calculators: HP10bll+ or Texas BA II Plus
  • Books (including translation dictionaries), compendiums and notes in paper format
The student will have access to
  • Access to CBSLearn
  • Access to the personal drive (S-drive) on CBS´ network
  • Advanced IT application package
Make-up exam/re-exam
Same examination form as the ordinary exam
If the number of registered candidates for the make-up examination/re-take examination warrants that it may most appropriately be held as an oral examination, the programme office will inform the students that the make-up examination/re-take examination will be held as an oral examination instead.
Course content and structure

The course enables students to critically reflect upon theories of relevance to international management. In particular, focus will be put on management theories that provide insights into business organisation and strategy in the international knowledge and network economy.

Aim of the course
The aim of this course is to analyse and highlight the managerial implications in transforming an input to an organizational output. Or, in other words, to provide the participants with an elaborated and contemporary understanding of how work is being organized and managed.
As such, the course explores perspectives from both organization theory and organization behaviour to understand internal organizational structures and processes and their managerial implications. The students will work with and gain analytical insights and understanding of concepts such as: 

  • knowledge creation
  • knowledge sharing
  • organizational behaviour
  • organizational change
  • innovation and digitalization
Description of the teaching methods
The teaching consists of a mixture of large classes and exersizes with dialog-based lectures, presentations, discussions, and assignments/cases.
Feedback during the teaching period
The students will get the chance to practice for the exam during the semester and will receive short feedback on these voluntary assignments. Furthermore a part of the last session will be used for feedback regarding the course this means that feedback will be organised as a natural part of the course. As concerns the exam the examiners will either have office hours set up where students can come by for short feedback or provide short feedback by email.
Student workload
Teaching and preparation 120 hours
Exam 86 hours
Expected literature

Indicative literature.
Hyperlinks to professional articles tailored to the course will be available on LEARN

Last updated on 08-08-2018