International Strategic Management (Names L-Z)

llsms2123  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

International Strategic Management (Names L-Z)
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
30.0 h
Q1
Language
English
Prerequisites
Because this is an advanced course in strategic management, this course is pitched at a level that assumes some familiarity with the foundations of strategic management.
Main themes
  • Business-level strategy
  • Corporate-level strategy
  • Alliances, joint venture acquisitions   
  • Internationalization stratégies
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 During their programme, students of the LSM Master's in management or Master's in Business engineering will have developed the following capabilities'
CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP
  • Decide and act responsibly,  while taking into account the social, economic and environmental sometimes antinomic, outcomes in the short, medium and long term, for the various stakeholders.
KNOWLEDGE AND REASONING
  • Activate and apply the acquired knowledge accordingly to solve a problem.
WORK EFFECTIVELY IN AN INTERNATIONAL AND MULTICULTURAL ENVIRONMENT
  • Position and understand the functioning of an organization, in its local and international socio-economic dimensions and identify the associated strategic issues and operational decisions.
TEAMWORK AND LEADERSHIP
  • Work in a team :Join in and collaborate with team members. Be open and take into consideration the different points of view and ways of thinking, manage differences and conflicts constructively, accept diversity.
COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS
  • Express a clear and structured message, both orally and in writing in their mother tongue, in English and ideally, in a third language, adapted to the audience and using context specific communication standards.
 

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Content
  • This course is organized around four axes:
    • International markets and international strategies
    • Governance and the responsability in MNCs
    • Strategic positioning in a competitive world
    • Organizational structures
  • This course is a blend of class lectures related to multiple mandatory readings, dialogue with and among students, and intensive group-project works.
Teaching methods
Lectures, case works and business game simulation
Evaluation methods
Continuous evaluation (55%)
  • 3 case studies assignement (deadlines on a weekly basis starting week 2) (10% each)
  • BOSS simulation  (continuous evaluation) (25%)
Individual evaluation (45%)
  • Oral: No
  • Written: preliminary QCM (10%)
  • Written: final 2h QCM (35%)
Examination: second session
  • If too few students are registered for the second session examination, the QCM will be replaced by an oral exam in English.
Other information
Additional information on calendaring will be provided during the course.
Online resources
All interactions on teaching materials, references and processing of case works and presentations is managed on Moodle.
Bibliography
  • Reference list : distributed during the course.
  • Lecture slides : available on Moodle
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in Management