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Module Title LH Business Strategies in Emerging Economies
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Management
Module Code 07 31691
Module Lead
Level Honours Level
Credits 20
Semester Semester 1
Pre-requisites
Co-requisites
Restrictions None
Exclusions
Description This module has the objective to give our students a perspective on the particular opportunities and problems firms have to deal with in the Developing economies context.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module, students should be able to:
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding the specific economic context of developing nations
  • Gain background knowledge of the institutional, economic, political, cultural and technological environments in order to assess the opportunities and difficulties for firms operating in the developing economies context
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how culture and management practices vary across the developing economies;
  • Learn how to develop effective strategies for the developing world context;
  • Use the theory and background knowledge learned to enhance your general understanding of the significance and likely impacts of different business decisions;
  • Critically analyse case studies drawing on the relevant theories;
  • Learn how to obtain information about developing economies and businesses.
Assessment
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Group report (50%) and 2 hours written examination (50%)
Other
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