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Management in sub-Saharan Africa

M468

​As part of this module you will study emerging developments in management practices across the Sub-Saharan region. The module combines general trends in trade and investment with specific studies of business management. It focuses on the the factors that create successful businesses in Africa, and the specific business conditions on the continent.​

Topics covered​​

  • Unit 1 The Special Characteristics of International Business in Africa
  • Unit 2 Choice of Entry Strategy
  • Unit 3 International Production and Sourcing
  • Unit 4 International Marketing
  • Unit 5 International Organisation
  • Unit 6 Financial Management
  • Unit 7 Risk Assessment, Mitigation and Management
  • Unit 8 Organisational Culture and Human Resource Management

Assessment

  • one three-hour unseen written examination (70%)
  • two tutor marked assignments (30%)