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A320A7000 Contemporary Issues in International Business and Entrepreneurship, 3 cr 
Code A320A7000  Validity 01.08.2019 -
Name Contemporary Issues in International Business and Entrepreneurship  Abbreviation Contemporary Is 
Credits3 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
ClassCourse   
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesno
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Business and Management 

Teachers
Name
Lasse Torkkeli 
Maria Uzhegova 

Description by Study Guide
Note 

Location: Lappeenranta

Only for Master’s level students.

 
Year 

M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus.Adm.) 2

 
Period 

Intensive week 9

 
Teaching Language 

English

 
Teacher(s) in Charge 

Associate Professor, D.Sc. (Bus. & Adm.) Lasse Torkkeli
Junior Researcher, M.Sc. (Bus. & Adm.)  Maria Uzhegova

 
Aims 

After the course participants should be able to:
1. To assess the contemporary concepts and issues ('hot topics') in international business and entrepreneurship.
2. To synthesize and evaluate contemporary international business and entrepreneurship phenomena.
3. To debate on special topic of international business (specified later)
4. To manage and facilitate cross-cultural collaboration.

 
Contents 

Course covers chosen contemporary concepts and issues affecting international business and/or entrepreneurship today.

 
Teaching Methods 

30 hours of intensive integrated lectures and exercises (assignments and cases). 20 hours of preparation for lectures and exercises. 30 hours of preparation for the written exam. Course total 80 h.

 
Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No) 

No

 
Examination in Moodle (Yes/No) 

Yes

 
Examination in Exam (Yes/No) 

Yes

 
Assessment scale and assessment methods 

Final grade 0-5. Evaluation 0-100 points: Exam (50 points), In-class assignments and participation (50 points)

 
Course Materials 

Material to be assigned in the class.

 
Prerequisites 

Basic knowledge of theories in international business and entrepreneurship

 
Limitation for students? (Yes, number, priorities/Leave empty) 

Only for Master’s level students

 
Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No) 

No

 
Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No) 

No

 


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