Engineering and Production Management

Internationalization Project

Integrated course, 3.00 ECTS


Course content

• Types of international cooperation
• Business environment analysis and search for commercial partnership
• Country and site assessment for internationalization strategies
• Intercultural understanding, conflict management and mediation
• Strategic significance of the southeastern neighboring countries
• Case studies and guest lecturers

Learning outcomes

After successfully completing the course, students are able to:

• Assess the different types of international activities in terms of their dissimilarities and influences
• Accompany international cooperation
• Analyze and assess location advantages and location disadvantages
• Evaluate business processes in interaction with international activities

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Lecture notes; handouts; Keuper, Schunk, Bartl: Internationalisierung deutscherUnternehmen, Strategien, Instrumente und Konzepte für den Mittelstand; Kruse: Internationalisierung der Absatzmärkte für Kleine und Mittelständische Unternehmen; Schmid: Strategien der Internationalisierung: Fallstudien und Fallbeispiele

Mode of delivery

Lectures and tutorials

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Engineering Management 1 and 2

Assessment methods and criteria

Written and/or oral exams / Project works