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ES982 - International Joint Ventures

  • Module code: ES982
  • Module name: International Joint Ventures
  • Department: Warwick Manufacturing Group
  • Credit: 10

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module will provide an understanding of the reasons why joint ventures and other collaborative associations now form an increasingly important part of business and commercial activity. It will identify the many types of collaborative ventures now in common use and provide guidelines on the selection of the most appropriate formats to suit particular business needs. The module will also provide an overview of the practical, cultural, legal and financial aspects of joint ventures which can be critical in ensuring successful project implementation.

Principal learning outcomes

On completion of the module participants will be able to: Understand the language of joint ventures and collaborations and identify the various types of collaboration used in business; Examine strategically the benefits and risks of collaboration, both for the business community as a whole and for their own organisation; Appreciate the need for structured plans and control procedures throughout both the development and implementation phases of collaborative ventures; Have a general understanding of the key financial and legal aspects of collaboration ventures; Have an awareness of the need for negotiating and project development skills based on realistic syndicate exercises.

Timetabled teaching activities

40 hours

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
10 CATS (Module code: ES982-10)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed work as specified by department 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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