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KV203120 KVS13 New Challenges of Global Business 6 ECTS
Organised by
International Business
Person in charge
Esa Stenberg
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2014–2015 X
2015–2016 X

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the student should be able to (1) Identify the critical changes of the global economy, (2) analyse high-risk business environments and (3) to develop solutions to new global business challenges.


The aim of the course is to provide the student with capabilities to manage the companies in high-risk environments. New approaches and solutions are analysed for operating in developing and conflict-prone areas. The economics and business of the climate change is the newest topic to be discussed. Also the challenges of Latin America as a business region are analyzed.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 12 h 0 h

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
  • In English

Written home exam KV203121 New Challenges of Global Business, lectures and literature 3 cr.
Report on a selected topic KV203122 New Challenges of Global business, report 3 cr.


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

3rd year

Study materials

  1. Tulder, Rob van; Zwart, Alex van der, International business-society management, New York, Routledge 2006.
  2. Sustainability challenges and solutions at the base of the pyramid: business, technology and the poor, Kandachar, Prabhu & Halme, Minna (eds.) Sheffield, Greenleaf 2008.

Belongs to following study modules

Turku School of Economics
Turku School of Economics
Turku School of Economics
Department of Marketing and International Business
Department of Marketing and International Business
Department of Marketing and International Business
Department of Marketing and International Business
Advanced studies (International Business)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Marketing and International Business
Operations and Supply Chain Management
Economic Geography
International Business
Economic Sociology
Finnish Study Modules
Business Japanese
Business Chinese