Welcome to the course International Business Strategy 7,5cr

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.

Course information

This course is a half-time course given between weeks 35-44.
Name of course

International Business Strategy

Course code


Application code



Faculty of Education and Business Studies

Course co-ordinator

Ehsanul Huda Chowdhury

E-mail: ehsanul.chowdhury@hig.se

Phone: 0706060876

Course administration

Victoria Higuita Otero

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.

Period for course registration: 16 August - 29 August.

About the course

Course syllabus, reading list and timetable

Course syllabus, reading list and timetable

Course organisation and communication

Course organisation

From the autumn semester 2020, Canvas will replace the University's current learning management system Blackboard. You will automatically be enrolled on the course in Canvas once you have registered for your course in Ladok. Please note that it can take up to 60 minutes for the systems to synchronise but after that you will be able to see your course in Canvas.

Log in to Canvas

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, 1 introduction meeting, 3 zoom discussion meetings to discuss the six topics, 1 guest lecture via zoom and 1 compulsory seminar via zoom. Students are requested to watch the short videos on the topics and attend the 3 zoom discussion meetings as well as the zoom guest lecture. Moreover, students need to submit an individual home exam as well as group assignments on international business strategies 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.

Course communication

The communication between students and teacher will be through zoom during, zoom introduction meeting zoom discussion meetings, zoom lectures, seminars and pre-scheduled zoom meetings as well as though e-mails and discussions 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 zoom meeting will held on September 2, 2021 between 10.12. The zoom link will be mentioned on CANVAS.

The Introduction zoom meeting will held on September 2, 2021 between 10-12. The zoom link will be mentioned on CANVAS.

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.

Publicerad av: Victoria Higuita Otero Sidansvarig: Maria Strand Sidan uppdaterades: 2021-06-30
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