The International Management programme focuses on two principal subjects: Firstly, the international cultural and institutional context in which firms operate, and secondly, international strategy and organization. In this topic, you will find out about some of the barriers and opportunities facing New Zealand exporters, how to develop approaches for entering and servicing international markets, the benefits of e-commerce technologies, managing international alliances and networks, cross-cultural communication, and some of the important techniques made use of by firms that operate across national borders.
In addition, you will study 3 study units, such as the Independent Report (6-8,000 words) in the last term, providing you the opportunity to study an International Management problem in depth, or to specialise the area of Marketing Communications You will also participate in a developmental unit over the initially two terms, and workshops more than three terms.
All through the academic year IUM organizes a series of conferences and invites specialist guest lecturers who are specialists in their field, coming from the Planet Bank, the United Nations, the Albert II Foundation, the Workplace of international Cooperation of Monaco, Ferrero Imprese Sociali, the Yunus foundation, and from many multinationals.
The principal aim of this module is to evaluate the economic decision-generating of organizations operating internationally, giving an understanding of worldwide capital markets, in the context of international trade patterns, international monetary systems, exchange price regimes and foreign exchange markets, as properly as tax rules and legal and institutional complexities.
In addition, the module considers the political risks faced by multinational enterprises, which includes firm-certain risk, nation threat, and worldwide risk, collectively with an assessment of the origins and repercussions of the current credit crisis, such as the international scale of securitization, and the impact of market place failure in international interbank markets on multinational financial management.