Zagreb, Croatia

International Management

when 26 June 2017 - 14 July 2017
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 9 EC
fee EUR 999

International Management is a course designed to increase awareness of major challenges facing organizations and managers in today’s hypercompetitive global marketplace. By focusing on the international dimensions of management and organization, the course provides a framework for formulating successful strategies in an increasingly complex world economy. Through a multi-disciplinary approach drawing on social anthropology, psychology, management and organizational theory, the course deals with various issues related to complexity of culture, cultural orientation of different organizations and individuals and the mapping of world cultures through the cultural dimensions of Hofstede and others. The goal of the course is to develop students' understanding of management and organizational behavior from an international and cross-cultural perspective.
The course will enable students to improve cultural sensitivity, develop skills of cross-cultural communications, managing cultural differences in a multicultural environment, and the art of negotiation so that international businesses can be effectively managed and business failures related to cultural blunders can be minimized. Finally, through various contemporary studies students will be able to understand the cultural dynamics that has been taking place globally.

Course leader

Dr. Goran Oblakovic completed his PhD in Management at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. He completed his master's studies in strategic finance (MSSF) and business administration (MBA) at the Indiana University Southeast, USA.

Target group

Students majoring in Business or any related field.

Course aim

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Credits info

9 EC
- 6 ECTS for International Management
- 3 ECTS for Croatian Studies (obligatory course for all students)

Fee info

EUR 999: Early Bird fee before April 30, 2017
This fee is for ZSEM non-partner universities
EUR 700: This fee is for ZSEM partner universities
The fee for ZSEM non-partner universities is €1,400 after April 30.