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TROY UNIVERSITY STU Campus MGIM4878 – SUMMER 2011 Page 1 of 5 INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT MGIM 4878 COURSE SYLLABUS – SUMMER 2011 INSTRUCTOR INFORMATION: Ms. Lê Quyên Thùy Trang Master of Science, Human Resources Management, 2007 Marshall University, WV, USA Bachelor of Arts (BA) , International Economics Relations , 2004 Foreign Trade University, Ho Chi Minh City, VN Email: Phone: 84 (0)9031 48548 COURSE DESCRIPTION: Global companies are faced with dynamic environments in which they must accurately assess the political, legal, technological, competitive, and cultural factors that shape their strategies and operations. The success of overseas operations depends greatly on the international manager’s cultural skills and sensitivity, as well as the ability to carry out the company’s strategy within the context of the host country’s business practices. PURPOSE: This course has been designed to introduce the principles and practices of managing international businesses effectively. It is an integrative interdisciplinary course portraying a broad view of the scope and complexity of today’s international business environment and intercultural skills managers must learn to be successful in the twenty first century. COURSE OBJECTIVES: By the end of the course the student will have gained: An understanding of international management theory and its concepts; A knowledge of the similarities and differences between international management and domestic management An understanding of the various external environments of international marketing (economic, cultural and legal/political) and their impacts upon management) A knowledge of management practices in multinational organizations:
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TROY UNIVERSITY STU Campus MGIM4878 – SUMMER 2011 Page 2 of 5 An awareness of how people from many cultures work together and compete with one another; A framework for application and integration of management concepts in the international marketplace;
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