Global Management Practice (CEMS6004)


What distinguishes successful from unsuccessful managers when doing business internationally? This unit will address this question by exposing students to experiential teaching methods and state-of-the-art theory. The unit will start with a self-assessment of individual competencies, traits and assumptions. This assessment will serve as a ground for students' developmental journey throughout the course, in which they will explore individual, cultural, ethical, and social factors affecting management practice. In particular, the students will be asked to reflect upon a variety of management assumptions, different leadership styles, team management approaches, decision making processes, and communication patterns in order to achieve a higher level of global management practice competency. This unit of study explores these issues using theory, empirical evidence, case studies, simulations, self-reflection, and group projects to both enlighten and challenge participants.

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Intensive over 5 weeks (8hr lectures/seminars per week)


individual reflection and development plan (20%), group project (20%), virtual team project (20%), and final exam (40%)

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