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IB405 - International Perspectives in Business, Management and Society

  • Module code: IB405
  • Module name: International Perspectives in Business, Management and Society
  • Department: Warwick Business School
  • Credit: 12

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module consists of two components: language, which forms the major part provided by specialists in the relevant language department and a business and society component provided by WBS.

Principal learning outcomes

The language component of the module particularly aims to: maintain fluency, improve accuracy and develop discursive skills in your chosen language in terms of both oral and written communication; consolidate your knowledge and experience of the language and institutions of the relevant countries; prepare you to use your language skills and cultural empathy effectively as professionals in the global business environment. The Business & Society component of the module particularly aims to: further develop your knowledge and understanding of organisations and how they are managed in the international and/or European environments in which they operate; identify and apply appropriate academic models to the identification, formulation and solution of international and/or European business problems; critically analyse and reflect on a range of contemporary business issues in the global context.

Timetabled teaching activities

1 x 2 hour lecture per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Departmental link

http://www.wbs.ac.uk/students/undergraduate/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
12 CATS (Module code: IB405-12)
A (Assessed work only) Business & Society Assignment (3000 words) STAFF USE ONLY 100%
A1 (Assessed work only) Group Poster 20%
  Individual Essay (2500 words) 80%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Undergraduate International Business (N140) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate International Business with French (N1R1) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate International Business with German (N1R2) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate International Business with Italian (N1R3) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate International Business with Spanish (N1R4) - Year 4
Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • BSc in International Management (N203) - Year 4