BUS2003 Managing Across Cultures

SUBJECT INFORMATION

SUBJECT CODE

BUS2003

SUBJECT CREDITS

5

SUBJECT OWNER

AIHE Business School

SUBJECT LEVEL

Undergraduate

TOTAL COURSE CREDIT POINTS

120

OFFERED EXTERNALLY

Yes

CORE SUBJECT

Yes

 

EFTSL*

0.125

* Equivalent Full time Study Load

 

NOTE

This offering may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the time table for further details.

 

Subject Description

This subject aims to develop multi-cultural competence in students’. It builds on the knowledge and insight gained in BUS1002 Perspectives in International Business. Students and will improve their cross-cultural understanding, increase self-knowledge, develop skills to work more effectively with people from differing cultures and add value to international business activities to achieve corporate objectives. Conceptual frameworks will be utilized to build skills in negotiation and conflict resolution across cultures. Students will become aware of the importance of adaptability and flexibility which international business executives’ value.

Textbook(s)

Steers, R.M., Nardon, L., & Sanchez-Rundle, C.J. (2016). Management Across Cultures: Developing Global Competencies. 3rd edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. eBook or hard copy.

Teaching Method

Semester Study Period: 3 hour Face-to-face sessions x 12 weeks + 2 hours self study/ assessment x 2 weeks plus personal study hours Winter or Summer School: 7 hours Face-to-face sessions x 5 weeks plus personal study hours

Prerequisite(s)

  • BUS1002 Perspectives in International Business
  • BUS1001 Language in Business

Assessment

Task

Length

Duration

Weighting

Pre-class submission of 3-4 key points of the next class topic chapter. (Individual assessment)

   

25%

Leadership of two class discussion/negotiation sessions (Individual assessment)

   

25%

Class participation as demonstrated by preparation, attendance and active involvement in class discussions (Individual assessment)

   

20%

End of semester test

   

30%

Fees

Fees for international and domestic students are published in the AIHE's schedule of fees and charges. Scholarships maybe available.

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