Class teaching /discussions Flipped classroom learning Individual and team assignments Learning cafés
Macroeconomics: Hubbard, R.G. & O’Brien, A.P. 2019. Essentials of Economics. 6e, or older. Pearson Education International. New York. Selected chapters. Or similar. International Economics: Krugman, P., Obstfeld, M. & Melitz, M. 2019. International Economics. Global ed., 11e. Pearson. Selected chapters. or, Husted, S. & Melvin, M. 2013. International Economics. Int’l ed., 9e. Pearson. Selected chapters. Available also as an eBook. Lecture notes, articles, … Assignments: Trade Policy Reviews, WTO (www.wto.org)
Cases, examples, and exercises are business related.
Exam and re-exam dates are announced in Moodle.
The course deals intensively with international trade and finance issues both at country and global level. The assignments are international in scope. Multicultural learning teams.
21.10.2019 - 13.12.2019
• Assignments on a target market’s economic and trade developments -> combining all assignments to a target market report (individual + team) • Assignments - quizzes - weekly economic and business reviews - other, e.g. Learning Café - textbook theory exercises and explanations - general activity in the class • Examination
17.06.2019 - 25.10.2019
23 Aug - 11 Oct, Thursdays 17.40-20.30 Further details in Moodle.
15 - 40
• Target market report (individual + team) 30%
• Assignments (including presentations) and general activity in the class 30%
• Examinations 40%
GLOBBA Degree Programme in International Business
Knowledge: You know the key concepts within the course’s scope, but are yet to develop the general view and the big picture of the subject matter. Skills: You can complete given tasks and assignments with assistance. You need to develop how to apply knowledge. Competence: You demonstrate some ability to perform skills and have basic knowledge, but you have difficulty to manage without assistance.
Knowledge: You know the key concepts well and can explain how the theories and models function and the tools are used. You have a general view of the subject matter. Skills: You complete given tasks and assignments independently. You apply knowledge in hands-on business related situations. You can critique your own practice and identify ways to improve. Competence: You demonstrate sufficient ability to perform skills and have basic to good knowledge. You can perform independently, but you have some challenges in passing on your skills and knowledge to others. You have an interest in professional development.
Knowledge: You have a strong command of the key and related concepts. You can critically evaluate theories, models and tools. You can demonstrate explicit knowledge of the subject matter, and how it relates to other disciplines. Skills: You apply knowledge in demanding business related situations. You can prioritize and critically select tools and methods for solving complex problems in the subject matter. Competence: You execute skills with natural proficiency and you have detailed and explicit knowledge. You can perform independently and you are also able and actively willing to help others develop and pass on your skills. You have an attitude of continuous professional development.