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IB409 - Business and Society in Contemporary Germany

  • Module code: IB409
  • Module name: Business and Society in Contemporary Germany
  • Department: Warwick Business School
  • Credit: 12, 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of business within the German environment, with some comparative notions in order to assess its distinctiveness and develop skills for cross-border, cross-cultural management and business communication.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module you should be able to: identify and apply appropriate academic models for the analysis of the German business system, in order to understand its coherence, evolution and distinctiveness; critically analyse and reflect on a range of contemporary business issues in the German context; critically examine and reflect on the social environment in which German business operates, considering issues such as gender, migration, environmental concerns; apply appropriate analytical skills integratively across disciplinary boundaries; understand your own experiences in Germany and case studies/materials within the German context, looking at cultural, historical, institutional and economic explanations.

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: IB409-12)
A (Assessed work only) Written assignment (4000 words) 100%
15 CATS (Module code: IB409-15)
A (Assessed work only) Written assignment (4000 words) 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Undergraduate German and Business Studies (RN21) - Year 4
Optional Core
  • Undergraduate French with German (R1A2) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Spanish Studies and German Studies (R4R2) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Hispanic Studies and German (R4RG) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Modern Languages (R900) - Year 4
Optional
  • Undergraduate Computer and Business Studies (GN51) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Computer and Business Studies (with Intercalated Year) (GN5A) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (MN31) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (MN32) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (MN32) - Year 4
  • Law and Business Four Year (Qualifying Degree) (MN34) - Year 3
  • Law and Business Four Year (Qualifying Degree) (MN34) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies with Intercalated Year (3+1) (MN35) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies with Intercalated Year (3+1) (MN35) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies with Intercalated Year (4+1) (MN36) - Year 5
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (Qualifying Degree) with Intercalated Year (MN37) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (Qualifying Degree) with Intercalated Year (MN37) - Year 5
  • 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
  • BSc in Management (N201) - Year 3
  • BSc in Management (with Intercalated Year/UPP) (N202) - Year 4
  • BSc in International Management (N203) - Year 4
  • BSc in Management (with Intercalated Year/UPP) (N210) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Information Systems Management and Innovation (N211) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Information Systems Management and Innovation (with Intercalated Year) (N214) - Year 4
  • BSc in Management (N230) - Year 3
  • BSc in Management (with Intercalated Year/UPP) (N231) - Year 4
  • BSc in Management (N250) - Year 3
  • BSc in Management (with Intercalated Year/UPP) (N251) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Accounting and Finance (NN35) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Accounting and Finance (with Intercalated Year/Undergraduate Partnership Programme) (NN36) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Accounting and Finance (with Intercalated Year/Undergraduate Partnership Programme) (NN37) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate English and German Literature (QR32) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate English and German (QR37) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate German Studies (R200) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate German with French (R2A1) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate German with Italian (R2A3) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate German with Japanese (R2A8) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate German with International Studies (R2M1) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate German Studies with French Studies (R2R1) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate German with Spanish (R2R4) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate German and History (R2V1) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Spanish Studies with German (R4RB) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Hispanic Studies with German (R4RK) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate German and Sociology (RL23) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate French and German Studies (RR12) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate French and German (RR14) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate German and Theatre Studies (RW24) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7ML) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7ML) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MM) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MP) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MP) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MQ) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MR) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MR) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MR) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MS) - Year 4