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Welcome to the course International Business Strategy 7,5 cr

On this page you will find information about your course, course registration and more. Here you will also find your course syllabus and the course timetable.

Period for course registration in Ladok: 3 January - 16 January

If you do not register on time, you will lose your place on the course.

Course information

This course is a half-time course given between weeks 3-12.

Course information
Course code

FEA250

Application code

21140

Syllabus

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Reading list

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Timetable

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Course co-ordinator

Name: Ehsanul Huda Chowdhury

E-mail: Ehsanul.Chowdhury@hig.se

Telephone: 0706060876

Questions about registration and admission

E-mail: studentsupport@hig.se


Register on your course!

In order to register on your course, you first need to create a user account. Read more about how to activate your user account in our guide, "Five steps to get started".

If you do not register on time, you will lose your place on the course. Please contact your course administrator before the end of the registration period if you are experiencing problems with course registration.

If you are conditionally admitted you are not able to register on the course yourself.

Course organisation and communication

The course International Business Strategy will be organized through CANVAS. Students will automatically be enrolled on the course in Canvas once they have registered for their course in Ladok. All information regarding the course will be available in CANVAS.

The course will be conducted through providing links to short videos on six topics of International Business strategy for the students to watch; the introduction meeting will be held physically; three discussion meetings will be held to discuss issues on the six topics that students will watch videos on; one guest lecture will be held physically and 1 compulsory seminar will be held via zoom. Students are requested to watch the short videos on the topics and attend the three discussion meetings as well as the guest lecture. Moreover, students need to submit an individual home exam as well as group assignments on international business strategies case study and literature review on international business topics as exams for this course. It is compulsory for the students to attend and participate in the group case assignment seminar. The students also need to submit their individual home exam and other individual and group assignments on Canvas on time as per course timetable to receive grades.

Course literature:
John J. wild and Kenneth L. Wild, International Business: The Challenges of Globalization, Eighth Edition, Pearson, 2016.
ISBN-13: 978-1-292-09504-2, ISBN-10: 1-292-09504-0.

Communication
The communication between students and teacher will be held physically or via zoom during introduction meeting, discussion meetings and guest lecture. Seminars will be held via zoom. Students will be also communicated through pre-scheduled zoom meetings as well as though e-mails and discussion threads on Canvas. The course contents, timetables, and information will be uploaded on Canvas for the course and all important announcements related to the course will be also on Canvas. Moreover, individual or group emails will be sent to the students’ email accounts regarding important matters related to course. The Introduction meeting will held physically on January 21, 2021 between 10-12.

The course is given by the Faculty of Education and Business Studies.

Written exams

Registration for exams, including re-takes, is mandatory. You can register for exams via Ladok. You need to register at least ten days before the exam date. If you didn't register in time, you can not take your exam. No exceptions are made from this rule, we do not accept registrations when the deadline is passed.

If you are a distance study student and want to take your exam off-campus, you need to apply to do so at least three weeks prior to the exam date.

Service and Support

Accommodation

You need to apply for accommodation yourself. Please remember to do it in good time before your arrival. The University of Gävle does not provide any student accommodation.

Free Microsoft Office

As a student at the University of Gävle you have the opportunity to install Microsoft Office on up to five computers. The Office package includes Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and Onenote.

  • Library

The library is located in the middle of campus and is open to everybody. You can reach all digital resources such as e-books and e-journals after logging in with your user account.

  • Residence permit
    • If you are a non-EU citizen you need to apply for a residence permit. Start the process of applying for a residence permit as soon as possible. This can be a slow process and take several months. It is therefore good to get started as soon as possible!

Student Centre

At the Student Centre you will meet knowledgeable staff that can assist you in just about anything regarding your studies at the University of Gävle. The Student Centre is located in building 22. You will also find a café in this area and TV displays showing current information and the daily timetabling. If you have any study-related questions, you can contact the Student Centre at studentsupport@hig.se

Student Support

  • Sometimes you need help to manage your studies and student life. At the University of Gävle we have several support functions to help you deal with various study-related situations, such as, for example, study guidance counselling, student health and welfare, and support for disabled students.

Tuition fees

  • If you have any questions about tuition fees, please find more information in our FAQ.

Web meetings with Zoom

  • Zoom are a services for web meetings at the University of Gävle. You usually need a webcam and headset with a microphone.
  • Web meetings with Zoom

Wireless network (wifi)

Eduroam (EDUcation ROAMing) gives you access to the Internet when you are staying on the University campus. It also provides internet access at other universities and colleges that are connected to eduroam. Eduroam also works at many airports, railway stations and hotels.

Published by: Liselotte Laurila Page responsible: Satu Moberg Updated: 2021-12-15
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