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2023/2024

Основы международной корпоративной конкурентоспособности

Статус: Маго-лего
Когда читается: 3, 4 модуль
Охват аудитории: для всех кампусов НИУ ВШЭ
Язык: английский
Кредиты: 6
Контактные часы: 72

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The course "Fundamentals of international corporate competitiveness" introduces students to the main factors and patterns that determine competitiveness in the international market. The course program pays attention to features of doing business in different countries, quantitative (including financial) analysis, project, operational and strategic management as tools for maintaining and increasing international corporate competitiveness. Within the course students will be able to develop skills necessary for managerial decision-making. The course is practice-oriented and comprises business cases analysis, master classes and business games.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The purpose of the course "Fundamentals of international corporate competitiveness” is to form a holistic perception among master’s students of a set of factors that determine competitiveness in the international market, as well as to improve basic skills aimed at effective management in international business. To achieve this goal, a practice-oriented approach to submitting material is used. Along with covering theoretical provisions, great emphasis is attached to analyzing business cases and conducting master classes with representatives of international companies and experts in such fields as finance, information technology, management and modeling.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Describes the stages of development and modern approaches to assessing and forecasting competitiveness in the formation of a structure of external and internal factors for analyzing the competitiveness of international market participants
  • Identifies the features of doing business in different countries, weighs alternatives when making decisions on justifying the rational structure of the territorial location of an international company and the list of features of activities in the selected locations
  • Develops management decisions based on the formed vision of the knowledge structure for developing management decisions and the composition of factors determining their effectiveness
  • Uses a three-circuit model for assessing and forecasting competitiveness based on a core competencies matrix.
  • Defines the conditions for achieving system balance for business cases and case studies that have gained wide use.
  • Uses the provisions of the system approach, analyzes its components and determines their development trends when making management decisions
  • Identifies and analyzes performance indicators of an international company based on structuring the necessary knowledge areas and formed skills.
  • Determines the areas of responsibility of functional units based on the acquired skills of decomposition of tasks arising in the process of activities in an international company
  • Develops and implements projects on the international market considering the impact of achieved project indicators on the international company's performance based on structuring the necessary knowledge areas, formed skills and professional competencies.
  • Uses modern modeling methods applied in working on the international market and a formed vision of their importance to improve the efficiency of international companies and state bodies.
  • Develops and implements a development strategy of an international company based on the structuring of the necessary knowledge areas, formed skills and development of professional competencies.
  • Develops management decisions when coordinating the terms of investment projects under conditions of interaction between business and the state based on the acquired knowledge, skills and professional competencies aimed at forming target settings, collecting information, preparing materials.
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • International Competitiveness
  • Management and management decisions
  • Applied aspects of the system theory
  • System decisions for international competitiveness
  • Financial-economic analysis in the international competitiveness system
  • The role of functional areas in ensuring international competitiveness
  • Substantiating the indicators to predict international competitiveness
  • Operational and strategic management
  • Interaction between business and the state when coordinating the terms of investment projects on the international market
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Class attendance and activity in class
    Class attendance and activity in class
  • non-blocking Analysis and defense of the materials of the final business game based on the theory of the course
    Analysis and defense of the materials of the final business game based on the theoretical part of the course
  • non-blocking Defense of homework based on the theoretical part of the course
    Defense of homework based on the theoretical part of the course
  • non-blocking Homework preparation and presentation
    Homework preparation and presentation
  • non-blocking Preparation and presentation of materials for the final business game
    Preparation and presentation of materials for the final business game
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2023/2024 4th module
    0.2 * Analysis and defense of the materials of the final business game based on the theory of the course + 0.2 * Class attendance and activity in class + 0.2 * Defense of homework based on the theoretical part of the course + 0.2 * Homework preparation and presentation + 0.2 * Preparation and presentation of materials for the final business game
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Cope, A. T., & Robinson, T. R. (2015). International Financial Statement Analysis (Vol. Third edition). Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=946119
  • Griffin, R. W., Pustay, M. W. (2019). International Business: a Managerial Perspective. Global Edition, Pearson Education Limited.
  • Peter Kennedy. (2003). A Guide to Econometrics, 5th Edition. The MIT Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsrep&AN=edsrep.b.mtp.titles.026261183x
  • Project Management Institute. (2017). A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)–Sixth Edition (Vol. Sixth edition). Newtown Square, PA: Project Management Institute. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1595320
  • Wasson CS. System Analysis, Design, and Development : Concepts, Principles, and Practices. Somerset: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated; 2015.

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Ajami, R. A., & Goddard, G. J. (2015). International Business : Theory and Practice (Vol. Third edition). London: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=929355
  • Bromiley, P., & Rau, D. (2016). Operations management and the resource based view: Another view. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.4B364A57
  • David Alexander, Ann Jorissen, Martin Hoogendoorn, Carien van Mourik, & Collette Kirwan. (2020). International Financial Reporting & Analysis, Edition 8: Vol. Eighth edition. Cengage Learning.
  • Peng, M. W. (2001). The resource-based view and international business. Journal of Management, 27(6), 803. https://doi.org/10.1177/014920630102700611
  • Rohatgi, V. K., & Saleh, A. K. M. E. (2015). An Introduction to Probability and Statistics (Vol. 3rd edition). Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1050364
  • Sadler, P. (2003). Strategic Management: Vol. 2nd ed. Kogan Page.
  • See-Yan Lin Global Economy In Turbulent Times [Book]. - Singapore : John Wiley & Sons, 2015.
  • Skyttner L. General Systems Theory : Ideas and Appln. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd; 2001.