Culture and International Organizations


Course Objective

This course aims to deepen students’ understanding of theories and
concepts in the field of culture and international organizations.
Students will learn to recognize, analyze, and evaluate critical
challenges relevant to the cultural issues and the international
After completing this course, students should:
- Have thorough knowledge of relevant theory and methods, and an
evidence-based approach to solving complex business problems:
(a) Students show a critical mastery of core national cultural theory
and quantitative and qualitative methods, and of state-of-the-art
thinking about the discipline.
(b) Students design substantiated solutions to complex practical
problems and find opportunities to formulate innovative ideas based on
appropriate theories, methods, and techniques commonly used in the field
of culture.
- Have the professional and social skills to interact with other
professionals: Students demonstrate excellent social and communication
skills both orally and in writing in multi-stakeholder contexts.

Course Content

The course is organized regarding the main questions that cultural
issues and international organizations need to make. The course
addresses topics such as how cultures influence managerial decision
making as well as crucial firm strategies including cross-border
acquisitions, alliances, and corporate governance. Throughout the
course, we pay attention to how researchers study the cultural issues
and international organizations. The tutorials provide the practical
application of the lecture content in the form of case studies and

Teaching Methods


Method of Assessment

Written final exam


Selected articles

General Information

Course Code E_BA_CIO
Credits 6 EC
Period P1
Course Level 400
Language of Tuition English
Faculty School of Business and Economics
Course Coordinator dr. H. Weng
Examiner dr. H. Weng
Teaching Staff

Practical Information

You need to register for this course yourself

Last-minute registration is available for this course.

Teaching Methods Seminar, Lecture
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