MG463      Half Unit
CEMS Global Management Practice

This information is for the 2019/20 session.

Teacher responsible

Ms Esther Canonico Martin


This course is compulsory on the CEMS Exchange and Global MSc in Management (CEMS MiM). This course is not available as an outside option.

As a compulsory course for the CEMS MIM : Master’s in International Management this course is available only to, and compulsory for, those students on the CEMS MIM programme. 


It is assumed that the students have already taken introductory Organisational Behaviour or Global Business courses. The 2nd year Global Master’s in Management students are offered these prerequisites during their 1st year.

Course content

This course aims to answer the question “How internationally operating companies such as multinational companies (MNCs) build efficient and effective organisations in order to realise the company’s international objectives?” The focus of the course is on cooperation and management in an international context.


15 hours of lectures and 15 hours of seminars in the LT.

Students on this course will have a reading week in Week 6, in line with departmental policy

Formative coursework

Students will be expected to produce 1 project in the LT.

Indicative reading

Luthans, F., and Doh, J. (2009). International management: culture, strategy, and behavior. London: McGraw-Hill Irwin.


Steers, R. M., Nardon, L., and Sanchez-Runde, C. J. (2013). Management across cultures (2nd edition). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. HD62.4 S81


Project (50%) and project (40%) in the LT.
Class participation (10%).

The project worth 50% will be an individual assignment, and the project worth 40% will be a group assignment. 

Teachers' comment

The course was redesigned and restructured in 2017/18.

Key facts

Department: Management

Total students 2018/19: 35

Average class size 2018/19: 16

Controlled access 2018/19: No

Value: Half Unit

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills

  • Leadership
  • Team working
  • Communication