[ 973SIMDVCGS19 ] SE Virtual Collaboration in a Global Context

Es ist eine neuere Version 2022W dieser LV im Curriculum Master's programme Business Informatics 2022W vorhanden.
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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
6 ECTS M2 - Master's programme 2. year Business Administration Erna Szabo 3 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)KS Creating Strategic Advantages
Original study plan Master's programme Management 2019W
  • To familiarize students with today’s business world, which is becoming more and more global and also digital.
  • To provide students with a learning environment that allows for experiencing the benefits and challenges of multicultural and virtual team work, and to give them a chance to reflect on these experiences intensively.
  • To enable students to acquire a holistic picture of activities of an internationally operating company by participating in an online business game over different time zones.
  • To give students the opportunity to acquire skills required for virtual collaboration, by both participating in virtual teams and by having online seminars supported by a web conference tool.
  • To provide students with an understanding of the different challenges companies and employees are facing regarding digitalization.
Subject Virtual teams incl. benefits and challenges of virtual collaboration, new ways of working in a digitalized world, innovation and creativity in a virtual context, Generation Y&Z and the future of virtual collaboration.
Criteria for evaluation Assignments and individual reflections, group video project, short tests
Methods Face-to-face presentation and discussion of models and theories pertaining to virtual teamwork, VIBu RealGameTM online business game (first-hand experience of virtual collaboration), Webconferencing classes
Language English and French
Study material To be announced
Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture (*)973SMCPIBPS16: International Business Project (6 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 25
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority