[ 973LCGLDOGK10 ] KS Master Course Dimensions of Globalization

Es ist eine neuere Version 2019W dieser LV im Curriculum Master's programme General Management Double Degree STUST Tainan – JKU Linz 2019W vorhanden.
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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
4 ECTS M2 - Master's programme 2. year Business Administration Franz Strehl 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)Modul Strategic Management UND Modul Marketing
Original study plan Master's programme General Management 2017W
  • To provide insights into different dimensions of globalization
  • To enable students to understand the complex issue of globalization and to evaluate recent globalization challenges
  • To familiarize students with the EU integration and international economic institutions
  • To provide students with an academically sound basis for reflecting upon globalization issues and impacts
  • To sensitize students to cultural challenges related to globalization
  • To provide students with a basis for understanding global business influences on companies
Subject The course aims at providing students with an introduction to globalization, building upon today’s globalization drivers, as well as preceding phases of the globalization process. The course provides insights into different dimensions of globalization such as economic, environmental, social, technological and cultural. In addition it deals with different viewpoints and criticism of globalization.

Students focus on main concepts with regard to economic development and key economic characteristics of the recent globalization process. Thus they obtain a better understanding and awareness of the economic and social impact of globalization including topics as cultural diversity, cultural change and ethics in global business. The course also aims at fostering a deeper understanding of the EU, the European integration and international economic institutions.

The course is completed with a final session on sustainability and recent trends in the world economy.

Criteria for evaluation
  • Group assignment
  • Final exam
Language  English
Study material To be announced.
Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 200
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority