[ 995GBIC19 ] Subject Global Business in Context

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12 ECTS Accumulative subject examination M2 - Master's programme 2. year Business Administration Robert Breitenecker (*)JKU, UVic, CENTRUM
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Original study plan Master's programme Joint Master's Program Global Business - Canada/Peru 2020W
  • Students gain a profound understanding of the economic, social and political backgrounds of the three regions involved (Europe, Latin America, North America)
  • Students gain a profound understanding of the respective governance structures (power relations between different interest groups) at different levels: corporate, inter-company (sectors), social, national (e.g. economic and social partnership), supranational (e.g. EU, NAFTA etc.)
  • The students are able to write a comparative study of governance structures in the different regions in a self-organized way.
Subject The Canadian Business Context and Governance Structures

  • Canadian historical perspective
  • The Canadian economy and business structure
  • Contemporary Canadian political and governmental system
  • Canadian constitution and legal system
  • Business organizations in canada
  • Foreign enterprises doing business in Canada
  • Protection and regulation of intellectual property in Canada
  • Regulation of the Canadian labour market (employment standards, industrial relations, prohibited grounds of discrimination)
  • Canada and other international trade relationships

The Latin American Business Context and Governance Structures

  • Historical Perspectives of Latin America
  • The Latin American government and legal system
  • Asian supranational agreements
  • Labour market and industrial relations in Latin America
  • Political system and society in Latin America
  • Selected Latin American industries

The European Business Context: (see module "The European Business Context and Governance Structures")

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