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International Exchange Programs - University of Angers International Business Program

MBA courses at the University d’Angers, France
List of regular courses taught in English available to international exchange students

Programs Available:
- Fall Semester “International Business: Corporate Finance, Law and Strategy”
- Spring Semester “International Business: Marketing and Investment”
- Spring Semester “International Business: Human Resource Management”

Fall Semester “International Business: Corporate Finance, Law and Strategy”

Courses

Semester

Level*

Hours/credits

UMaine Credits

Corporate Finance and Investment

C. Crapsky

Fall

M1-400

30h/6

2.25

Course description: The firm is analyzed in terms of investment decisions and financing decisions. After a presentation of investment appraisal methods and of the Capital Asset Pricing Model, the required rate of return on investment and shareholder value are analyzed.

Prerequisites: n.a.

Courses

Semester

Level*

Hours/credits

UMaine Credits

International Business Law

E. Bost-Luppi

Fall

M2-500

24h/5

2

Course description: The main purpose of this lecture is to make students understand the major differences between international and European laws concerning trade issues in the field of: contracts, anti-trust, insolvency, etc… Despite some common points, the European legal system is wholly independent and based on specific goals. Those differences appear clearly with a comparative study as the lecture should evidence it.

Prerequisites: n.a.

International Contracts

E. Bost-Luppi

Fall

M2-500

18h/3

1.25

Course description : The seminars’ purpose (part I) is to give students access to international contracts they should practice later on in their career, on a theoretical basis and practical basis as well. Among those contracts: contracts in general, international sale, representation, documentary credit, guarantee on first demand, international lease and factoring. Then (part II), students will have to study cases and solve them with an adequate argumentation.

Prerequisites: n.a.

Introduction to International Marketing

K. Duniach-Smith

Fall

M1-400

20h/4

1.5

Course description : This course is aimed at applying general marketing principles to the complex international context of globalization. Primary areas of interest are international marketing research in culturally diverse environments and local adaptation of marketing strategy in terms of products, prices, communication and distribution.

Prerequisites: n.a.

French and European Culture

Fall

M1-400

36h/7

2.75

Course description : The aim of this course is to give students an understanding of the cultural environment in Europe in order to manage multicultural teams. (course in French language)

Prerequisites: n.a.

Business Strategy

K. Duniach-Smith

Fall

M1-400

24h/5

2

Course description : This course uses an interactive approach to learning business strategy and aims to develop analytical and practical skills in business management

Prerequisites: n.a.

Total Fall Semester: “International Business: Corporate Finance, Law and Strategy” : 152h/30 ECTS Credits – 15 UMaine Credits

Spring Semester “International Business: Marketing and Investment”

Courses

Semester

Level*

Hours/credits

UMaine Credits

International Consumer Behavior

Visiting Professor

Spring

M2-500

35h/7

2.75

Course description: Based on behavioral theories, class discussion and case studies, this course is designed to provide students with a framework for analyzing and understanding consumer behavior not only from a psychological perspective, but also from an inter-cultural point of view. Emphasis is placed on buying behavior, consumer satisfaction and loyalty, and cross-cultural analysis.

Prerequisites: n.a.

Managing International Marketing Channels

Visiting Professor

Spring

M2-500

10h/2

0.75

Course description: Theoretical and operational approaches are used to analyze entry mode choice and international marketing channels in global business networks.

Prerequisites: n.a.

International Product Management

Visiting Professor

Spring

M2-500

30h/5

2.25

Course description: The aim of this course is to give students an understanding of product management in the context of globalization and will discuss implementing the best techniques in a diverse environment.

Prerequisites: n.a.

International Portfolio Management

B. Séjourné

Spring

M2-500

20h/4

1.5

Course description: This course is intended to present the most important themes of portfolio analysis in the international context such as the risk-return trade-off and the asset allocation that are the primary determinants of the investment portfolio.

Prerequisites: n.a.

French and European Culture

Spring

M1-400

36h/7

2.75

Course description : The aim of this course is to give students an understanding of the cultural environment in Europe in order to manage multicultural teams. (course in French language)

Prerequisites: n.a.

Globalization and financial markets

G. Hulsmann

Spring

M1-400

30h/5

2.25

Course description: This course is intended to present the concept of globalization and the evolution of financial markets the last 20 years. Moreover, this course offers a treatment of derivative security markets and foreign exchange markets which are the major sources of financial innovation.

Prerequisites: n.a.

Total Spring Semester: “International Business: Marketing and Investment” : 161h/30 ECTS Credits – 15 UMaine Credits

Spring Semester: “International Business: Human Resource Management”

Courses

Semester

Level*

Hours/credits

UMaine Credits

International HRM Policies (UE-MIRH-41)

S. Welcomer (Invited Professor), C. Crugnola, N. Mundschau and Invited Professor

Spring

M2-500

70h/12

5.25

Course description: The objective of this unit is to train students in HRM concepts and practices. After a review of the fundamental principles of HRM, each of the key HRM bases is examined in an international perspective: expatriation, ethics, intercultural management and organizational behavior.

Prerequisites: n.a.

Lectures (UE-MIRH-42)

A-F. Bender, J-P. Oudin, N. Mundschau, G. Liarokapis, L. Moulin and Invited Professor

Spring

M2-500

51h/8

3.75

Course description: This unit is intended for students to acquire human resource competencies in an international context, based on lectures given by professionnals of the HR function. These lectures favour learning and knowledge transfer.

Prerequisites: n.a.

Dissertation

C. Le Rendu-Lizee, D. Peyrat-Guillard

Spring

M2-500

30h/10

2.25

Prerequisites: n.a.

Total Spring Semester: “International Business: Human Resource Management” : 151h/30 ECTS Credits – 15 UMaine Credits


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