General International Management portfolio information
The International Management page provides an overview.
The business context for managing human resources has changed significantly in recent years due to economic, political, social and technological forces. Competition in global business has led to significant interest and research into which HRM policies and practices lead to enhanced organisational performance. Another area of strategic focus for HRM, within multinational companies in particular, is the ease and speed at which knowledge can be developed and disseminated.
Key areas of study
This course will provide you with a thorough understanding of the principals of management and finance, in an international context. You will study a core range of stimulating modules and also have the chance to focus in more detail on areas that interest you.
Recent core modules have covered topics including management research methods, international financial management, human resource management, international economic environment and marketing and international capital markets and banking. Optional modules cover a diverse range of topics, which might include project management or business ethics.
- Organisational behaviour
- Business ethics
- Career development
- Outsourcing of IT provision
- Gender and employment
- Knowledge management
- Cross-cultural management