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LI19SP Bachelor Degree Programme in International Business

Course Description

Code4 LIX3100
NameInternationalisation Process
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student understands the internationalisation process of a company and possible alternatives for international market entry modes. He or she gains knowledge of the various operation methods in the international markets. He or she is able to find, analyse and utilise versatile information when choosing proper internationalisation methods for a company.
ContentA company's internationalisation strategies: challenges, problems and risks related to internationalisation. Information sources and support organisations. International business operation methods.
RequirementsAssignments, presentations, final examination.
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course materialWelch, L. S. et al. 2007. Foreign Operation Methods: Edward Elgar: Cheltenham UK/Northampton, MA, USA.
Cavusgil, S. T. et al. 2013. International business. The new realities. Pearson Education: Boston. ebook.
Other material announced later by the lecturer.
PrerequisitesBusiness Environment, International Economics
Other Considerations
Hannoura Abdelazim

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Savonia is one of Finland's biggest and most versatile universities of applied sciences. Our campuses are situated in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus. There are almost 6000 students and 600 employees at Savonia. In education we implement Open Innovation Space (OIS), where we combine learning, development, research, and teaching.