Global Contexts of Business and Management
Unit code : BMAN21012
Credit rating : 10
Teaching period(s) : Semester 2
To explore the nature of the increasingly integrated and complex world economy, discussing the role of economic, cultural, political, and organizational integration driven by 'globalization'. To explore the benefits and drawbacks of globalization by highlighting the conflicts and disturbances that go hand in hand with international integration and development.
On completion of this unit successful students will be able to:
1.Appreciate the changing nature of the global economy and how the process of globalisation is creating opportunities and challenges for corporations, managers and workers.
2. Have an understanding of the ways in which globalization is implicated in the make-up and change of political, social and cultural systems.
3. Develop a critical understanding of important contributions to academic literature on globalization, both mainstream and alternative.
Other staff involved - Tutor: TBA
Programme Restrictions: Available as a free choice option to Second Year students who have received prior agreement from their registering School. Not available to First Year students under any circumstances. Not available to BSc in Management/Management (Specialism), IMABS, IM and ITMB.
Pre-requisites - None
Co-requisites - N/A
Dependent Course Units - N/A
BMAN21012 is available to visiting and exchange students admitted through the Study Abroad Unit at the University of Manchester.
For Academic Year 2017/18
Updated: March 2017
Approved by: March UG Committee
To explore the nature of the increasingly integrated and complex world economy, discussing the role of economic, cultural, political, and organizational integration driven by ‘globalization’. To explore the benefits and drawbacks of globalization by highlighting the conflicts and disturbances that go hand in hand with international integration and development.
Lectures - 10 hours
Seminars - 8 hours
Methods of delivery - Lecture/Tutorials
Lecture hours - 10 (1 hour per week over 10 weeks)
Seminar hours - 8 (1 hour per week over 8 weeks)
Private study - 82
Total study hours - 100
Total study hours: 100 hours split between lectures, classes, self study and preparation for classes, coursework and examinations.
Informal Contact Methods
1. Office Hours: Fridays 11am
2. Other : Email to arrange private meeting.