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KV4/YR10 Exports and SME Internationalisation 6 op

KV202051, Kansainvälinen liiketoiminta, Turun kauppakorkeakoulu



During the course students learn the basic concepts and theories related to SME exports and internationalisation. Attendance at the first lecture is obligatory.


After the course the students are familiar with the business environment, operations, strategic choices and behaviour of internationalizing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). During the course a commissioned group assignment, a real-life internationalization plan, will be prepared to a case company. The assignment consists of information searching, problem solving and making of justified strategic and operational suggestions to the case company following its internationalization aims.


Participation in classroom work, group assignment + written exam. During the course a commissioned group assignment will be conducted to a case company. The groups for the assignment will be formed during the first lecture. Please note that the group assignment requires commitment, as a real-life internationalization plan is to be drafted for the case company in a limited amount of time.


Lectures 12 h. The course consists of six two-hour lectures that are organized once a week, corresponding to altogether 12 hours of lectures. **Spring semester 2020, period IV (16 March - 3 May 2020)** The course in arranged as integrated into degree studies and lectures take place during the day (Mon-Fri, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m). Please check the course timetables [from the study guide of Turku School of Economics](https://opas.peppi.utu.fi/fi/opintojakso/KV202051/3007), choose Toteutukset/Implementations. **Notice!** Attendance at the first lecture is obligatory. Lectures are organised at Turku School of Economics (Rehtorinpellonkatu 3) **Exam** Course includes a compulsory exam. Exams are taken electronically through the Electronic Exam service. E-exam reservation can be made 30 days before exam. E-exam rooms are located in Turku, Pori, Rauma. More information about e-exams: https://utuguides.fi/examstudents




1. A collection of articles available on the Moodle site. 2. For the group assignment: Hisrich, Robert D, International entrepreneurship. Starting, developing and managing a global venture, 2nd edition, Sage Publications: Thousand Oaks 2013. 3. For the group assignment: Albaum, Gerald; Duerr, Edwin, International marketing and export management. 6th edition, Pearson Education 2008.


Eriikka Paavilainen-Mäntymäki


Turun yliopisto, Turku


[Education manager Merja Brunnsberg]( https://www.utu.fi/fi/avoin-yliopisto-opetus/opintoneuvonta-ja-yhteystiedot), merja.brunnsberg[at]utu.fi [Student services secretary Elina Iso-Ilomäki]( https://www.utu.fi/fi/avoin-yliopisto-opetus/opintoneuvonta-ja-yhteystiedot), elina.iso-ilomaki[at]utu.fi



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The course was previously KV202050 KV4/MA13/YR10 Exports and SME Internationalisation. The students are chosen in registration order. Registration is binding and cannot be cancelled after student has signed the registration form or has paid the payment for studies. Paid payments for studies are not refunded, with exception of cancelation of the studies due to an insufficient number of participants or for another reason connected to the functions of the Open University, or due to an illness of the student preventing his/her studying, in which case an informal written appeal, together with a doctor's or nurse's certificate, must be made to Student services secretary. Right to study cannot be transferred to another study module or unit except in the case that the Open University has to cancel the studies to which the student has enrolled due to an insufficient number of participants. The right to study cannot be transferred to another person either. For any additional information, please contact Student services secretary.


90,00  €

Payment for studies should be paid within 24 hours after the registration using online bank or otherwise the registration is cancelled. In case an online net bank payment is not possible, the student must contact Student services secretary in advance before registration (we charge 15 euros extra for paper invoice).