Management and Communication in Global Environment

Course NameManagement and Communication in Global Environment
Course CodeMGT510
DescriptionThis course introduces the main roles of a manager in a multicultural global environment. The course focuses on the interaction between culture, strategy, and behavior for the modern manager. The course serves also as an introductory class for the program, introducing the main concepts, such as globalization, the political, legal, and technological environments, as well as ethics and social responsibility.

This course investigates the nature of communication in organizations and its effects by taking a problem-centered approach and focusing on typical communication difficulties organization experience. Case studies are used to learn how to effectively apply communication theory to actual organizational situations. While the course draws on knowledge and research gathered from a variety of academic disciplines, the focus is on how meaning is created and transmitted through the use of verbal and nonverbal messages.
Learning OutcomesUpon completion of this course, students should be able to:
– Gain a deeper understanding of communication techniques and concepts and be able to apply them in real-life situation;
– Appreciate how with various aspects of the international environment – economic, political, legal and technological – influence communication and how to adopt the best strategy to respond to them;
– Understand the cultural differences across countries and their implications for communication and management;
– Evaluate the role of ethics in communication and approach towards ethical dilemmas.
SchoolSchool of Business Administration (SBA)
Number of credits (US / ECTS)3 US / 6 ECTS