Internationalisation and Location Theory
Concept and significance of international business activity, significance of FDI and international trade, strategies of internationalisation, financing in international companies, risk management in internationally active companies (country risks, currency risks), intercultural management (cultural study by Hofstede, etc.), motives for international production relocations, target regions of international production relocations (Eastern Europe, China, India, etc.), employment effects of international production relocations, instruments for preparing international location decisions, Austria as a business location in international comparison, tax competition versus tax harmonisation in the EU.
European Economy and Business Management (English)
Language of instruction
After successful completion of this course, students can prepare decisions on the location of a company and assess the advantages and disadvantages of these decisions for the member states of the EU, but also in an international context. The learning outcomes of this course contribute mainly to the following (international) programme learning outcomes: LO 1.2./ILO 2, LO 2.1./ILO 5, LO 2.2./ILO 6, LO 3.1., LO 3.4., LO 3.5.