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B4_That students can convey information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialized and non-specialized audiences
E11_Analyze and properly assess the scientific-technological and economic environment, both to look for innovative opportunities and to establish the necessary processes to adapt the organization to this environment
E16_Communicate properly orally and in writing in at least one third foreign language
E2_Define company policy in international environments and permeate a global and international dimension to business
G1_ Be able to work in a team, actively participating in tasks and negotiating dissenting opinions to reach consensus positions, thus acquiring the ability to learn together with other team members and create new knowledge
G2_Be able to innovate by developing an open attitude to change and be willing to re-evaluate old mental models that limit thinking
Communicate properly orally and in writing in the two official languages of Catalonia
Since the industrial age the integration of markets and factors has not stopped growing, it is what is known as globalization. In this process, companies have seen how the factors that determine their competitiveness go beyond the national level. In this sense, internationalization has become an increasingly widespread and accepted strategy by companies. This subject aims to study, both from a theoretical and applied point of view, how to deal with the internationalization of the company. However, an issue related to the distribution of companies' value chains at the international level and an analysis of the role of COVID in this strategy are included.
MD1.Master classes. Expository class sessions based on the teacher's explanation attended by all students enrolled in the subject.
MD7. Case study. Dynamics that part of the study of a case, which serves to contextualize the student in a specific situation, the teacher can propose different activities, both individually and in groups, among their students.
The classroom (physics or virtual) it is a safe, free space of attitudes sexists, racists, homophobic, transphobic i discriminatory, ja be towards the students or towards the faculty. we trust that among all and all we can create a space sure on ens can to err i to learn sense having to suffer prejudice others.
Content of the Company Part
1. Introduction to the internationalization of the company. In this section we talk about the need to understand how globalization is a phenomenon that surrounds the company and to apply the elements of analysis to minimize its impact.
2. General framework of international business. At this point we study the elements that can condition the company's internationalization strategy.
3. Theoretical Framework of Internationalization. We emphasize the different theories that explain the internationalization of the company.
4. The Import Strategy. In this section we study how the company has to face a process of internationalization via imports.
5. The Export Strategy. Here we study the elements that determine the internationalization strategy via export and how to deal with commercial entry into new markets.
6. The option of direct investment. In this section we emphasize the elements that condition the establishment of a company in a foreign economy
7. International value chains, challenges facing COVID
The content of the right part is structured in 3 basic topics
PART 1.- INTRODUCTION TO PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW
Basic concepts for non-lawyers.
The sources of international law
PART 2.- INTERNATIONAL TAXATION
The concept of double taxation and measures to correct it
Taxation of rent and community planning
VAT in international operations
PART 3.- Basic legal principles of international contracting
La lex mercatoria and the incoterms: their legal value
Jurisdiction to resolve disputes arising from contracts
The law applicable to international contracts
Special reference to contracts for the sale and purchase of goods
The Vienna Convention on the International Sale of Goods
Brief reference to online consumer contracts
Case studies: Analysis, by the student, of 4 cases of internationalization. It will include the adequacy of the chosen company with the theoretical framework explained in class.
Commentary on specific and unique cases of internationalization.
Commentary on news published in the media in relation to the internationalization of the company.
Viewing videos about specific cases.
Conferences by renowned experts in the different fields of business internationalization.
For the evaluation of the subject will take into account:
Management share 70%
The 30% share of law
This 30% is divided into 15% which will be the final exam.
It is necessary to reach the minimum mark of 4 in the exam to add to the practical part 15% of the practical part distributed as follows:
Attendance and realization of exercises in the classes of seminar that will be the ones that will realize of face-to-face way in small groups. The activity will be done in class but the delivery will be online 5% Activity to be done in groups
Review test at the end of each section of the syllabus 5% completed online.
Individual activity: Attendance and work on the conference to be given by a Professional working in the field of international organizations with the capacity to influence the legislation and jurisprudence on international trade (CJEU, European Commission or similar) 5% Individual activity
Only the 50% corresponding to the final exam can be recovered (you will have to obtain a 5 out of 10 in the exam to average with the marks of continuous assessment). Neither group work nor class activities are recoverable.
A student who has not applied for the first call CANNOT apply for recovery.
Garcia, G (2012) “Business internationalization strategies - How to do international business”. Editorial Pirámide.
Ramírez Gomez Salvador “Lessons in International Taxation”, TECNOS, 2014
Schmid, S. (2018). Internationalization of Business. Springer International Publishing.