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IB386 - International Business in Context

  • Module code: IB386
  • Module name: International Business in Context
  • Department: Warwick Business School
  • Credit: 60

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This is a compulsory three-day seminar held each Easter, traditionally in Paris, during which you will follow a programme of study designed by the Year Abroad Coordinator. The seminar aims to provide a forum for discussing your experiences of your compulsory year abroad. Through group work and case study sessions you will demonstrate a critical awareness and understanding of the major issues and problems associated with business in your chosen country.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module you should be able to: demonstrate a critical awareness of a chosen topic relevant to the country/region in which the year abroad is spent; reflect critically on business and social issues experienced during the year abroad.

Timetabled teaching activities

3 day seminar

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
60 CATS (Module code: IB386-60)
A (Assessed work only) 3500 word essay 80%
  Year Abroad Seminar 20%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Undergraduate International Business (N140) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate International Business with French (N1R1) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate International Business with German (N1R2) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate International Business with Italian (N1R3) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate International Business with Spanish (N1R4) - Year 3
Optional Core