Managerial Skills for International Business

Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Managerial Skills for International Business

  • Host University

    Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona

  • Location

    Barcelona, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Business, Business Management, International Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

    45
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    MANAGERIAL SKILLS FOR INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

    Number of sessions: 30
    Length of each session: 1,5 h
    Total length of the module: 45 hours

    INTRODUCTION TO THE COURSE
    The module intends to enable students to know about the basics of management and leadership.
    It also intends to develop the participants? managerial skills that are necessary for a successful career.

    Students will develop their managerial skills throughout different ways, including business cases, debates, teamwork, role playing, etc. The lecturer will ask for an interactive dialogue within the participants and aim to gain a final high level of participation.

    REQUIREMENTS
    ? Fluent in English

    CONTENTS
    1. International Human Resources Management
    2. Creativity as a competitive advantage
    3. Gurus
    4. International Organization structure
    5. Career orientation
    7. Compensation and benefits
    8. Managing people mobility assignments
    9. Managing cultural differences
    10. Employees separations
    11. Leadership
    12. Teamwork and motivation at work
    13. Problem solving, decision making and conflict management
    14. Time management
    15. Emotional intelligence
    16. Professional selling skills

    GRADING
    Mid-term exam (25%): A true or false questionnaire ( 10 questions)
    Work in class (50%): includes papers, in class activities, attendance,
    punctuality, attitude and participation. This methodology makes the emphasis in the continuous appraisal and the day-to-day work as well as the attitude shown towards the subject.
    Final Exam (25%): A true or false questionnaire ( 10 questions)