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IDR303 International Business of Sport

Emnekode: 
IDR303
Emnenavn: 
International Business of Sport
Studieprogram: 
Bachelor i Sport Management (idrettsledelse)
Kursnavn på engelsk: 
International Business of Sport
Kursnavn på nynorsk: 
International Business of Sport
Studiested: 
Molde
Studiepoeng: 
7.5
Studienivå: 
1. syklus (bachelor)
Undervisningssemester: 
2017 Høst
Eksamenssemester: 
2017 Høst
Undervisningsspråk: 
Engelsk
Språk for eksamen: 
Engelsk
Språk for litteratur: 
Engelsk
Emneinnhold

In this course on the international business of sport students will explore:

  • The forces driving globalization, international business and sport;
  • The cultural environments facing business;
  • Types of strategy and the organization of international business;
  • Approaches to value creation: global integration versus local responsiveness;
  • Strategic positioning and branding;
  • Managing international collaborations;
  • International human resources management;
  • Research tools in international business research and analysis.

This course is part of a throughline in research in the BSc in Sport Management. Description of throughlines available in the program description

Forventet læringsutbytte

Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:

  • Understand the global significance and the distinctive nature of the international business of sport;
  • Evaluate industry structure, corporate strategy and value creation in the sports and sports-related industries;
  • Identify factors affecting modes of international operation in the sports industry;
  • Analyse the major causes of cultural differences and change;
  • Explain the ideas of global integration and local responsiveness;
  • Grasp why international collaborative arrangements succeed or fail;
  • Illustrate the different ways how sport businesses can accomplish their global objectives;
  • Apply and communicate this understanding to real cases and problems using appropriate international business theories.
Arbeids- og læringsaktiviteter

Lectures and seminars. The course builds on team and individual projects that aim at synthesizing knowledge and understanding.

Pensum

Lectures are generally accompanied by PowerPoint slides, textbook chapters and required readings. Main readings are from the following course books:

  • Daniels, J.D., Radebaugh, L.H. and Sullivan, D.P. (2013) International Business. Environments and Markets, 14th ed., Harlow: Pearsons
  • Söderman, S. and Dolles, H. (2013), Handbook of Research on Sport and Business, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar

Additional readings are provided when appropriate.

Obligatorisk arbeidskravAntall arbeidskravPåkrevde arbeidskravFremmøteKommentar
Oppgave(r) JaPåkrevdMandatory team assignment(s) during the course, where everybody is expected to participate. The team work’s final presentation has to be presented in class. Students receiving a “Fail” on the team assignment(s) are not eligible to take the final course exam.
Obligatoriske arbeidskrav:
Obligatorisk arbeidskrav:Oppgave(r)
Antall arbeidskrav:
Påkrevde arbeidskrav:Ja
Fremmøte:Påkrevd
Kommentar:Mandatory team assignment(s) during the course, where everybody is expected to participate. The team work’s final presentation has to be presented in class. Students receiving a “Fail” on the team assignment(s) are not eligible to take the final course exam.
VurderingsformGrupperingVarighetVarighetstypeKarakterskalaAndelKommentarHjelpemidlerHjelpemidler
Skriftlig skoleeksamenIndividuell 5timerBokstavkarakter (A - F)60 Kun generell ordbok morsmål/norsk/engelsk i papirformat
HjemmeeksamenGruppe -Bokstavkarakter (A - F)40 Alle trykte og skrevne hjelpemidler
Vurderinger:
Vurderingsform:Skriftlig skoleeksamen
Gruppering:Individuell
Varighet: 5
Varighetstype:timer
Karakterskala:Bokstavkarakter (A - F)
Andel:60
Kommentar:
Hjelpemidler:
Hjelpemidler:Kun generell ordbok morsmål/norsk/engelsk i papirformat
Vurderingsform:Hjemmeeksamen
Gruppering:Gruppe
Varighet:
Varighetstype:-
Karakterskala:Bokstavkarakter (A - F)
Andel:40
Kommentar:
Hjelpemidler:
Hjelpemidler:Alle trykte og skrevne hjelpemidler