International Management

 

 

Coordinator

ao. Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Josef Windsperger

room: 05.328 OMP

josef.windsperger@univie.ac.at

Administrative Support:

Elitsa Nestorova

room: 04.628 OMP

elitsa.nestorova@univie.ac.at

International Management (20 ECTS)

Students are introduced to the field of international management, organization and strategy.

Compulsory Module

International Management

4 ECTS from mandatory course:

VO Theory of the International Firm (MA) (2SWS, 4 ECTS, npi)

+16 ECTS from elective courses:
  • KU Governance of International Firms (MA) (2SWS, 4 ECTS, pi)
  • KU Global Strategy (MA) (2SWS, 4 ECTS, pi)
  • KU Organization and Human Resources in International Firms (MA) (2SWS, 4 ECTS, pi)
  • UK International Private- and European Law (MA) (2SWS, 4 ECTS, pi)
  • KU International Trade Law (MA) (2SWS, 4 ECTS, pi)
  • SE IM: Cooperative Management (SE) (2SWS, 4 ECTS, pi)
  • UK International Tax Planning (2SWS, 4 ECTS, pi)
  • KU International Negotiations (MA) (2SWS, 4 ECTS, pi)
  • KU International Market Entry (MA) (2SWS, 4 ECTS, pi)
  • KU Health Care Financial Management (MA) (2SWS, 4 ECTS, pi)
  • KU B2B Marketing (MA) (2SWS, 4 ECTS, pi)
  • KU International Financial Accounting A (MA) (2SWS, 4 ECTS, pi)
  • KU International Financial Accounting B (MA) (2SWS, 4 ECTS, pi)
  • KU International Marketing Management 1 (MA) (2SWS, 4 ECTS, pi)

Literature list for the final oral examination

Content of Theory of the International Firm as well as the following literature:

  1. a) M. W. Peng, Global Strategic Management, South-Western, Cengage Learning  OR->
  1. b) Charles W. L. Hill, Melissa A. Schilling, Gareth R. Jones, Strategic Management: Theory: An Integrated Approach, Cengage Learning   AND ->
  2. Welch, L. S., Benito, G. R., & Petersen, B., Foreign operation methods: Theory, analysis, strategy, Edward Elgar Publishing
  3. Mats Forsgren, Theories of the Multinational Firm: A Multidimensional Creature in the Global Economy., Elgar

(3 books altogether!!! Books 2 and 3 are mandatory, and one OF 1a or 1b is necessary )

The oral examination refers to two parts:

I. Presentation of the results of the master thesis (10 minutes) - with three questions.

II. Four questions referring to the lectures and the literature.