Excerpt from course description

Managing the Multinational Corporation


The main objective of the course is to familiarize students with the research-based literature on managing the mulitnational firm. The aim is to provide an understanding of the challenges and complexities involved in coordination and control of activities and resources in multinational firms.

Course content

The course addresses the following themes:

  • International strategy implementation
  • Managing international alliances, joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions
  • Headquarter-subsidiary roles and relationships
  • Staffing and managing MNEs
  • Learning and knowledge transfer in MNEs


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