Portugal, Porto

International Business

when 16 July 2018 - 28 July 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 900

This course provides an introduction to international business and the internationalization strategies managers develop to sustain a competitive advantage in a globalizing world. Students, working in teams, will be required to develop an internationalization project for a company, including the selection of the most suitable new market for the product or service and the development of the market entry strategy.

Target group

Students and recently graduates at undergraduate and graduate level of all areas | Fluency in English | No Portuguese language knowledge is required | More than 18 years old

Course aim

Lectures aim to provide students with a broad understanding of the international business environment in which companies operate, comparing the opportunities of entering into foreign markets with the costs and risks involved. The decisions with respect to whether, when, where and how companies should engage in international business are discussed.

Credits info

4 EC
Applicants can obtain 4 ECTS, provided if they attended all sessions and have obtained approval within all the assessment elements (may include previous assignments).

Fee info

EUR 900: Fees:
Programme with accomodation: (Early bird € 850), (Regular € 900)
Programme without accomodation:(Early bird € 750), (Regular €800)
Students from Partner Institutions have a 10% discount.
Fees include: materials, social activities and coffee breaks in the morning.
Fees do not include: travel costs, meals and insurance.
Refunds and Cancelation: Cancelations before the 15th of June can be made at no cost.

Accomodation:
Accomodation includes 13 nights + breakfast between July 15 to 27 (check out on the 28th) in a shared room (2 students) and is limited to availability – rooms will be assigned in a first come first served basis. Individual accomodation has a plus of 200€ per student. The dorm is placed downtown, at a 15 minutes bus distance from the University.
EUR 850: Fees:
Programme with accomodation: (Early bird € 850), (Regular € 900)
Programme without accomodation:(Early bird € 750), (Regular €800)
Students from Partner Institutions have a 10% discount.
Fees include: materials, social activities and coffee breaks in the morning.
Fees do not include: travel costs, meals and insurance.
Refunds and Cancelation: Cancelations before the 15th of June can be made at no cost.

Accomodation:
Accomodation includes 13 nights + breakfast between July 15 to 27 (check out on the 28th) in a shared room (2 students) and is limited to availability – rooms will be assigned in a first come first served basis. Individual accomodation has a plus of 200€ per student. The dorm is placed downtown, at a 15 minutes bus distance from the University.