International business and Sustainable development

International Business caters to a post-millennial student audience, the most diverse and educated generation to date.

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Alina Dima
Professor, ASE


Calea Grivitei 2-2A   View map

The course connects students of the technological age who are faced with a diverse and evolving economic environment fueled by the Internet and multimedia sources. International management is not just conducting international business transactions abroad, but working with people who may not share the same cultural background. Ideal for students considering a career in international management, you will develop the skills and knowledge you need to business, wherever in the world it takes you. The scope and intensity of operations expand and exceed the national domestic market among firms and industries. This determines different levels of commitment by a firm to the international market.

Course Content and Organization
The students will have a short introduction on the contemporary issues in International Business that illustrate the unique challenges faced by managers in the international business environment. Students will integrate into their thinking the important societal dimensions of diversity, environmental concerns, ethics, and technological change. Moreover, they will analyze competition issues and anticompetitive practices from a competition policy perspective underlying innovation strategy at the company level.

Course Administration
This class requires a high level of motivation and active participation in class and during the
study tours. Attendance is mandatory. The following is expected from students:
• Active and voluntary participation in class discussions.
• Having prepared properly for every class.
• Being able to address the readings critically during class, thus displaying a good understanding of the subject matter.
• Being analytical and concise in oral interventions.

The course grading will be based on different individual assignments during the courses and seminars.