Global Contexts of Business and Management

Unit code : BMAN21012
Credit rating : 10
Teaching period(s) : Semester 2


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Aims

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.


Objectives (Learning outcomes)

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.


Assessment methods

100% Exam

 


Information

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.

Timetable
https://ughandbook.portals.mbs.ac.uk/Non-AllianceMBSstudents/Teachingtimetables.aspx

For Academic Year 2017/18

Updated: March 2017

Approved by: March UG Committee


Course unit overview

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.


Teaching staff
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Timetable
Assessment written exam - 2 hours
Lectures - 10 hours
Seminars - 8 hours

Teaching and learning methods

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.