IB 4587 Syllabus_Spring 2012

IB 4587 Syllabus_Spring 2012 - IB 4587: International...

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Page1 IB 4587:  International Business Capstone Instructor:  Kimberlee Pedersen Location:  Alter Hall #233 and #034 Time: Office Hours:  by appointment or W 10am-2pm Office Location:  554 Alter Hall E-Mail:   pedersen@temple.edu Text:  An assortment of text readings, case studies, and news articles will be assigned  and made available to you  on BlackBoard.   (You  may also download some of the  textbook   readings   from   Course   Reserves   on   TU's   library   website   -  http://library.temple.edu/services/reserves/ Recommended Readings:   The Economist, Wall Street Journal, World News, Financial  Times, New York Times, ICA Institute (India China America Newsletter), Fortune, Al  Jazeera,   BBC,   Foreign   Affairs   Magazine,   The   Associated   Press,   Reuters,  BusinessWeek, Forbes, Wired, etc. Course Grading Class Attendance and Participation – 10% Exam #1, 2, 3 – 60% (20 points each) Project – 30% **Extra  Credit:   Temple   Participation   –   Attend   a   Temple   event   or   workshop  related to globalization and turn in a short summary (paragraph) of your thoughts on the  event prior to the end of the semester  and receive one point added to your final grade.  Please use the template provided on BlackBoard to submit your summary. Course Schedule CLASS BREAKDOWN (Tuesday/Thursday) 1/17-1/19 Intro/Syllabus/Groups and IB Concepts  1/24-1/26 1/31-2/2 What is Strategy/Global Strategy Debate 2/7-2/9Global Strategy Debate continued/  *Exam 1   Thursday 2/14-2/16 The World Marketplace 2/21-2/23 The Competitive Global Environment 2/28-3/1 NOTE: I reserve the right to change any aspect of this syllabus at any time. I will make adjustments to the class calendar and/or assignment schedules as required by class progress or outside events.
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Page1 3/6-3/8SPRING BREAK 3/13-3/15 Global Marketing Mix continued/ *Exam 2   Thursday 3/20-3/22 Exporting and Importing 3/27-3/29 Implementation/IHRM 4/3-4/5IHRM/Social Media 4/10-4/12 *Exam 3 Tuesday / Group Project Work Day Thursday 4/17-4/19  Presentations  4/24-4/26 Course Structure Class Attendance and Participation:   This course follows a lecture and discussion format, with strong emphasis on student  participation – both attending and being prepared for class are a must!! The course  format necessitates that you read the assigned material prior to class. Class discussion  focuses on the clarification of complex points, additional material related to the subject,  and examples to which the material pertains.  Throughout the semester we view short 
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