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Objectives: – Get knowledge about the theme of International Accounting and Taxation and its importance in business expansion and internationalization. – Identify the key areas of research in the subject. Syllabus 1. ACCOUNTING IN INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT . 2. TAXATION IN INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT

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4.04499Tutorial

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General: Draw the attention to the importance of the general knowledge of Economic International Law. Understand the relevance of this Law to economic life. Know the main characteristics of Economic International Law. Apply the knowledge acquired in resolution of practical cases. Specific: Know the concept, sources and principles of Public International Law, specially of Economic International Law and the main international organizations of commerce. Know the relation between the Economic International Law and portuguese Law. Distinguish the forms of solving litigations by Economic International Law. Know the role of European Central Bank in “euro zone”, its regulation and its relation with Economic Criminal Law

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6.02057Tutorial

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To know the role of the main International Financial and Trade Institutions; To know the main processes of International Economic Integration; To understand the problems associated with International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment and their main actors; To understand the functioning of the Foreign Exchange market and of Forward Exchange Rates; To understand the interactions between macroeconomic policies as budgetary policy, monetary policy, foreign exchange policy in face of different exchange rate arrangements and different international capital mobilities.

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4.04492English

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General Objectives: To frame the process of research in international economics and business within the scope of economic geography; To understand the relationship between geography and economy, i.e. the interface between local and productive; To gain knowledge on the economic forces operating at a global, national, regional and local level. Specific Objectives: Disucss the processes of knowledge creation within economic geography, in order to approach the different methodological perspectives of international economics and business. Frame the processes of wealth production and creation within the local and geographical context. Identify the actors and factors that, acting at national and/or international play a fundamental role in the international entry processes.

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6.02325Tutorial

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General: – To know the different statistical approaches for economics and management; – To gain competences regarding the tools to support scientific research; – To identify the most appropriate methods to solve particular problems. Specific: – To identify, among a variety of statistical models, the tools that are more appropriate to apply in specific situations; – To know and apply methods of multivariate analysis; – To interpret the results obtained from the different statistical models.

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4.04491Tutorial

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General Objectives: 1 – To acquire knowledge allowing the development of an updated, critical and cosmopolitan view of the contemporary world; 2 – To obtain a set of historical, geographical, sociological and cultural knowledges about our world, at a macro scale; 3 – To understand the multipolarity and multiculturality that characterize the contemporary world, in order to plan and act accordingly to these characteristics; 4 – To understand the impact that cultural and political idiosyncrasies, differences and interactions between very different agents and institutions can have in businesses.

BUSINESS SCIENCES
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6.04497Tutorial

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The ultimate objective of this curricular unit is to provide students with corporate examples of internationalisation of their businesses, aiming to promote a discussion regarding real world entrepreneurial situations. It is aimed to critically analyse the developed strategies, barriers and obstacles and obtained results.

1.Case 1 – textile
a.Presentation
b.Analysis and discussion
2.Case 2 – shoes
a.Presentation
b.Analysis and discussion
3.Case 3 – tourism
a.Presentation
b.Analysis and discussion
4.Case 4 – renewable energy
a.Presentation
b.Analysis and discussion
5.Report

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6.04495Tutorial

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After concluding this curricular unit, the student should be able to:
– make decisions in companies that work in an international context;
– measuring and manage the companies exchange rate exposure;
– prepare a capital budgeting for a multinational company.

1. The international financial environment
2. The exchange rates behavior
3. The exchange rate risk management
4. The international investment decisions

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General Objectives: 
The Curricular Unit of Strategic management is aimed at introducing students with the initial concepts of the entrepreneurial strategy and to create the basis for understanding the concepts, mechanisms, and entrepreneurial phenomena. It is also aimed at knowing the various firms and organisations activities.
Specific Objectives: 
– understand the organisations mechanisms in what regards their diverse activities; 
– learn on the mechanisms of entrepreneurial process of planning; 
– become aware of the extent to which both the internal and external environment affect the organisations;
– identify the factors of success within organisations
– dealing with risk and uncertainty
– be familiar with the strategical decision making processes.

1. Strategic Implementation and formulation
2. Theories of International entry
3. International entry and development
3.1. The role of Management
3.2. Strategic motivations
3.3. Strategic effects
3.4. Entry and development strategies
3.5. Strategic intermediaries
3.6 Local Presence
3.7. Entry strategies and property structures
4. Strategic planning, organisation, implementation and control
4.1 The strategic planning process
4.2. Organisational structure
4.3. Implementation
4.4. Control
5. Corporate governance
6. Case studies

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6.04494English

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The aim of this discipline is to provide instruments to analyze the marketing decisions in an international context.
Students are expected to:
1- identify, analyze and understand the cultural models of each market under international context;
2- interpret the different habits and practices of negotiation in an international context;
3- analyse and implement international marketing strategies;
4- control the decisions of marketing in an international context.

1 – Internationalization strategies and international marketing;
2 – Global consumption and local consumers: cross-cultural consumer behavior
3 – Standardization or adaptation of marketing variables
4 – Decisions and forms of international implementation
5 – Negotiation Strategies in international context
6 – Certification of products in international commerce
7 – How to control international marketing decisions
8 – Brand identity management

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6.04496Tutorial

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This curricular unit aims to: 
Ob 1: To provide students with the knowledge about the processes associated to business cooperation, namely in terms of internationalization and innovation;
Ob 2: To analyze in depth the mechanisms associated with training and participation in business networks, both in terms of internationalization and in relation to innovation processes;
Ob 3: To explore the role of social capital;
Ob 4: To develop knowledge regarding theories of transaction costs and resource-based theory.

S1. Business Networks: concepts, advantages and mechanisms
S2. Innovation: sources, obstacles and barriers
S3. The role of social capital
S4. The Transaction Costs Economics and the Resource-based Theory
S5. Business cooperation
S6. Business cooperation supporting innovation
S7. Business cooperation for international entry