MKH_AIMA International Management

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
13/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Ing. Bc. Sylva Žáková Talpová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Ing. Ondřej Částek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Ing. Petr Pirožek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Bc. Alena Šafrová Drášilová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Ing. Jan Žák (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Ing. Bc. Sylva Žáková Talpová, Ph.D.
Department of Corporate Economy - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Vlasta Radová
Supplier department: Department of Corporate Economy - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Fri 3. 4. 12:00–15:50 P101, Sat 4. 4. 12:00–15:50 P101
! MKH_MEMA International Management
Knowledge of the basics of management is an advantage for successful completion of the course.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 50 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 38/50, only registered: 1/50
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The main objective of the course is to understand the interaction of transnational corporations in the international environment. At the end of the course, students should be able to: - understand the international environment in which multinational organizations operate - understand the forces that drive global and European business - gather the necessary information on factors affecting the behaviour of multinational companies operating in a specific region - explain impacts of operations of multinational organizations, their local/global influence; - assess factors involved in the management of multinational organizations; - assess the function of business processes in international management and to draw up arguments to use - understand and apply the concepts developed in the literature.
Learning outcomes
By the end of this course, students are expected to:
1. master concepts needed to understand international and global management and strategy;
2. understand and analyse issues that are central to international and global management;
3. understand and analyse issues that are central to international and global strategy;
4. evaluate the international human resource strategies and practices employed by multinational corporations.
  • 1. Introduction – course outline, background information, global integration;
  • 2. Internationalization;
  • 3. Collective forms of business, cooperation, joint venture, acquisitions;
  • 4. Multinational Businesses and their Strategies;
  • 5. Managing Multinational Business Operations (organizing strategy;
  • ) 6. Managing Multinational Business Operations (HR management).
    required literature
  • DERESKY, Helen. International management : managing across borders and cultures : text and cases. Ninth edition, global editio. Boston: Pearson, 2017. 500 stran. ISBN 9781292153537. info
    recommended literature
  • LUTHANS, Fred and Jonathan P. DOH. International management : culture, strategy, and behavior. 7th ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2009. xxvii, 619. ISBN 9780073381190. info
  • PHATAK, A. V. and R. BHAGAT S. International management :managing in a diverse and dynamic global environment. 2nd ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2009. 540 pp. ISBN 978-0-07-321057-5. info
Teaching methods
The class sessions consist of interactive lectures and presentations. Out of class workload consists of preparing case studies presentations.
Assessment methods
Seminar work: Students solve a case study and submit it according to the schedule. They evaluate other students´ cases. Written examination.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 8 hodin tutoriálu.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2021.
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