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This module aims to introduce students to the core concepts and models underlying contemporary strategic management, their theoretical and empirical foundations, their limitations, the arguments surrounding them and their practical application to real issues facing real companies. This module provides students with an understanding of the conceptual and analytical tools of strategic management and economics.
- Theories, frameworks and introduction
- Internal resources and competencies of firms
- External environment in which firms operate
- The process of internationalisation
- Globalisation and regional integration
- Collaborative behaviour and strategic alliances
- Integration/responsiveness framework and strategy
This module aims to examine international business strategy and financial performance of the multinational enterprise (MNE). It will provide students with an understanding of what globalisation and regionalisation mean for today’s managers, the best way to extend their knowledge of how MNEs function, how to turn the messages from the academic literature into effective business strategies within an MNE and how to measure the financial performance of MNEs.
- Conceptual foundation of international business strategy: seven concepts and one unifying framework
- Implications of international business strategy for MNE performance; review of financial analysis; practical applications
- The critical role of firm-specific advantages (FSAs)
- The nature of home country specific advantages and the problem with host country specific advantages
- Combining firm-specific advantages and location-specific advantages
- Introduction to international financial management in MNEs
- Dynamics of entry-mode strategies: foreign distributors, strategic alliance, mergers and acquisitions
This module provides an introduction to international financial markets and an overview of financial institutions. The main characteristics and risks of a range of financial markets are presented: equity, fixed income, foreign exchange, futures and commodity markets. A series of interactive workshops are used to learn about ethical investing and alternative trading systems.10
This module focuses on cash securities evaluation (fixed income, equity, and FX) and the use of these securities for investments (derivatives and portfolio theory).
Part I of the module applies general valuation methods to specific financial instruments: fixed income, equity securities, and FX. It describes the characteristics of each security/market and develops practical strategies for finding its value and assessing its risk.
Part II of the module provides an in-depth introduction to financial derivatives (futures and options) and their evaluation. Part III of the module analyses the main framework behind portfolio theory and optimum asset allocation, followed by the introduction of the main pricing models, their applications and limitation.
Equity and FX trading simulations sessions (INVEST sessions) are paired with the modules. Exercises based on Eikon, and Bloomberg data will be used.30