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Intercultural Business Skills (5 cr)

Code: HL00BD84-3004

General information


Enrollment

01.08.2024 - 19.08.2024

Timing

26.08.2024 - 18.12.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Face-to-face

Unit

School of Business

Campus

Main Campus

Teaching languages

  • English

Seats

20 - 40

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Business Management

Teachers

  • Risto Korkia-Aho

Teacher in charge

Mari Karjalainen

Groups

  • HBI24VSLV
    Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration,Leonard De Vinci, (Bachelor's)
  • HBI24VSN
    Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, EM Normandie (Bachelor's)
  • HBI24VS
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in International Business, vaihto-opiskelu/Exchange studies
  • HTL24VS
    Liiketalouden tutkinto-ohjelma (AMK), vaihto-opiskelu/Exchange studies
  • HTL22S1
    Liiketalouden tutkinto-ohjelma (AMK)
  • HBI24VSIGS
    Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, IGS Business
  • 27.08.2024 16:00 - 17:30, Intercultural Business Skills HL00BD84-3004
  • 03.09.2024 16:00 - 17:30, Intercultural Business Skills HL00BD84-3004
  • 10.09.2024 16:00 - 17:30, Intercultural Business Skills HL00BD84-3004
  • 17.09.2024 16:00 - 17:30, Intercultural Business Skills HL00BD84-3004
  • 24.09.2024 16:00 - 17:30, Intercultural Business Skills HL00BD84-3004
  • 01.10.2024 16:00 - 17:30, Intercultural Business Skills HL00BD84-3004
  • 08.10.2024 16:00 - 17:30, Intercultural Business Skills HL00BD84-3004
  • 22.10.2024 16:00 - 17:30, Intercultural Business Skills HL00BD84-3004
  • 29.10.2024 16:00 - 17:30, Intercultural Business Skills HL00BD84-3004
  • 05.11.2024 16:00 - 17:30, Intercultural Business Skills HL00BD84-3004
  • 12.11.2024 16:00 - 17:30, Intercultural Business Skills HL00BD84-3004
  • 19.11.2024 16:00 - 17:30, Intercultural Business Skills HL00BD84-3004
  • 26.11.2024 16:00 - 17:30, Intercultural Business Skills HL00BD84-3004
  • 03.12.2024 16:00 - 17:30, Intercultural Business Skills HL00BD84-3004
  • 10.12.2024 16:00 - 17:30, Intercultural Business Skills HL00BD84-3004
  • 17.12.2024 16:00 - 17:30, Intercultural Business Skills HL00BD84-3004

Objective

The object of the course
You build your understanding about cross-cultural issues and concepts and get skills for intercultural negotiations, sales, marketing and management.

Course competences
Ethics
Internationality and multiculturalism
Operating n a workplace

The learning objectives of the course
Critically review, analyze and understand information available from academic and professional business sources in intercultural business field.
Apply disciplinary and interdisciplinary knowledge to analyze business challenges to propose or take in action practical intercultural business situations.
Communicate responsibly, effectively and professionally in English in oral and written formats.
Participate in multicultural settings and demonstrate teamwork skills.

Content

Cross-cultural knowledge and concepts. Intercultural negotiations, sales, marketing and management. Intercultural case studies.

For each content unit there will be processes and analytical tools provided for implementation of learned model and concepts.

Location and time

Classroom teaching in face to face every Tuesday afternoon
The first meeting is on Tuesday, August 27, 2024

Introduction to the course: Presentation of the course, objectives, individual and teamwork scenario, and assessment methods.
Presentation of the participants in the classroom and some small activities of knowing better each other

Oppimateriaali ja suositeltava kirjallisuus

Lecture notes + the course book: International Management, Culture, Strategy and Behavior, Fred Luthans and Jonathan P. Doh, McGrawHill 2014 (9th Edition) [Hardcover, Softcover, International, or eBook] ISBN-13: 9780077862442Ad

Teaching methods

In class teaching, group assignments, case studies and workshops, independent study

International connections

The issues discussed in multicultural viewpoint + as they materialize in multinational companies.

Vaihtoehtoiset suoritustavat

Recognition of Prior Learning and Experience
Accreditation
Recognition of informal learning
Studification

More information in the degree regulations and the study guide.

Student workload

Lectures 24h o Assignments 61 h o Independent study 50 h Total 135 h

Further information

Open UAS 5
Exchange students 35

Items of assessment: Team work and individual assignments

Evaluation scale

0-5

Arviointikriteerit, tyydyttävä (1-2)

Sufficient 1
You are familiar with the ways to analyze and evaluate academic and business information relevant to intercultural business.
You know how to analyze business challenges in intercultural context and can propose viable management actions in intercultural business in guided situation.
You can transmit your ideas and findings in English and participate in multicultural teamwork to a limited extent.

Satisfactory 2:
You can do basic analyzes and evaluate academic and business information relevant to intercultural business.
You can to a limited extent analyze business challenges and viable management actions in intercultural business situations
You are able to get your main message through when presenting your ideas and findings and have basic teamwork skills in multicultural teamwork.
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Arviointikriteerit, hyvä (3-4)

Good 3
You can analyze and evaluate business academic and business information relevant to intercultural business.
You are able to analyze business challenges and propose solutions for intercultural business management.
You are able to present your and your team’s ideas and findings in English and participate in multicultural teamwork.


Very Good 4
You have the ability to analyze and evaluate intercultural business information from various sources.
You can analyze complicated business challenges and propose practical solutions for intercultural business.
You are able to present your and your team’s ideas and findings in English on a level clearly above average of your peers and participate productively in multicultural teamwork.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Excellent 5
You have ability to analyze, evaluate and combine academic and business information from various sources related to intercultural business.
You can analyze complicated business challenges and propose innovative intercultural business solutions.
You are able to present your and your team’s ideas in a convincing manner in English and participate in and manage multicultural teams.

Qualifications

Completed basic business and management studies (JAMK Degree students) or equivalent basics of business management completed.

Further information

Visiting Lecturer
Mr Risto Korkia-Aho