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International Management, Group 2

Course code
Course type
BSc Course
Weekly Hours
FS 2019
Prof. Dr. Ralf Fendel, Philippa-Luisa Harhoff
Please note that exchange students obtain a higher number of credits in the BSc-program at WHU than listed here. For further information please contact directly the International Relations Office.

The first part of the course deals with internationalization from a macro-economic view. We will discuss the reasons for engaging in global trade and the different forms of foreign direct investments. An introduction into exchange rates will close the first part of the course. The second part provides an overview of the challenges and opportunities associated with the management of an international business. Students will become familiar with the antecedents and processes of going abroad and learn the different ways a global firm can be managed across cultural differences.

Date Time
Thursday, 07.02.2019 15:30 - 18:45
Thursday, 14.02.2019 15:30 - 18:45
Thursday, 28.03.2019 11:30 - 15:15
Thursday, 04.04.2019 11:30 - 15:15
  • Become familiar with the reasons and patterns of international trade
  • Understand the factors influencing the global competiveness of nations
  • Develop a holistic view of antecedents and processes in firm internationalization
  • Understand the challenges of managing a global business
  • Apply frameworks in a case study and present your results
  • Evaluate strategic options and provide recommendations
see course package
Exam (50%)

Case Study (50%)

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