Give a general idea of Europe’s organization and its socio- economic roles. Understand business stakes in Europe through various professional experiences.
In view of managing and succeeding an M&A in the EU, this course gives in-depth understanding of the European Union mechanisms and economic environment. It provides the students with the tools to know the 4 European zones, their strengths and weaknesses, their cultural features, and their strategic opportunities for foreign investors.
- The major characteristics of the European Union.
- European M&A analysis.
- Intercultural management.
Students will acquire a working understanding of what is meant by ‘ethics’, ‘morality’ and ‘values’. They will gain an increased awareness of their own ethical decision making levers and processes, and appreciate the role and importance of ‘ethics’ and ‘values’ in both company activities and in individual and group decision-making.
This course encourages students to reflect on ethics, morality and values, and their role in decision-making in companies today. They will evaluate different types of company behaviour and apply some of the different tools, measures and initiatives in practice to promote ethically and socially responsible decision-making, so gaining an increased awareness of the role of ethics in individual and corporate behaviours and practices. An indicative programme is as follows:
- Introduction to ‘ethics’ and ‘business ethics’
- Ethics and morality; Ethics and values
- Understanding business ethics
- Determinants of ethical behaviour
- Ethical behaviour in business – case study examples
- Discussions on day-to-day ethical issues
- Selection of tools for responsible and ethical managers
- Focus on business examples within pur-chasing function
This course will further advance the students’ knowledge of trends within the tourism industry with an emphasis on Europe. Students will learn to appreciate the links between trends and foreseeable changes in the tourist population. Studies will cover destination development, trending destinations in Europe such as resorts, winter and summer sport(s), outdoor recreation and heritage attractions.
- Explain the unique challenges of tourism and hospitality in Europe.
- Present an understanding of the historical developments in travel and tourism in the region.
- Provide students with an understanding of the environmental, socio-cultural, and economic impacts of travel and tourism.
This course will enable stu- dents to start or improve their language skills in French. It is specifically designed to help them acquire basic language abilities and essential communicative skills according to their level.
In class, emphasis is placed on oral practice and interactive learning activities in a real life approach to the language.
It will include simple routine tasks, common polite phrases and exchange of information in order to help students develop their communication skills in daily life situations.