As a part of the project implementation, several modules devoted to the European Union (EU) and its functioning are taught. The learning outcomes that these modules address are aligned with the goals and objectives of B-in-EU Jean Monnet Module. These courses include, Business in the European Union (IB 3008), International Business Law (IB 4238), Lobbying in the EU (IB/IR 3xxx). In addition, EU-related content is taught in the following modules Contemporary Issues in International Business (IB 3199) and EU Economic and Funding Policies (IB 4118).
IB 3008 Business in the European Union
There is a direct positive correlation between economic integration in the EU, the single market and business opportunities in the EU. The impact of European integration on business is so pervasive that no business activity in the EU member-states remains unaffected by the functioning of the single market. By means of a thorough overview of the EU institutions and policies, this course equips students with the knowledge necessary to recognize the opportunities with regard to conducting business in the European Union.
IB 4238 International Business Law
Public and private international law and their implications for business. Focus on sales contract, dispute resolution, competition rules and their impact on business both in the international and European context. Fundamentals of the WTO legal framework.
IB 4118 EU Economic and Funding Policies
Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) explained through the lense of the Optimum Currency Area (OCA) Theory. Comparative analysis of the US as a currency union and the Eurozone. The role of economic policies and cohesion policy in view of reducing the occurrence of asymmetric shocks. Implications for business.
IB 3199 Contemporary Issues in International Business
Current issues influencing international business, including, but not restricted to globalization, economic integration and trade liberalization, key actors involved in international business and ethical challenges in international business.