MASTER OF SCIENCE

UE Code : IM2-MI-EDI1 Academic year : 2016-2017

Information on the course unit

Program / Education :

Master of Science / Master International agribusiness

Level :

First year of the Master International agribusiness

Language(s) :

French

Studies organization

Credits :

8.00

Semester :

S9

Total Hours :

130.00 (Hours of teaching + individual study)

Details

Objectives :

- To become proficient in using instruments which make it possible to measure and analyze various international flows
- To gain an understanding of geographic entities, the flow of goods and different factors
- The main International Business Institutions – Is international business a source of development ?
- To learn the keys to understanding analysis grids for global policy issues
- To identify the theoretical determinants of international trade
- To identity the sources of instability generated by free trade
- International business law applicable to agricultural and food products / law of the World Trade Organization (WTO)

Contents :

Empirical Framework: Methods and description of various flows and flow dynamics of goods and services and capital (Foreign Direct Investment - FDI)
Theoretical Framework: Approaches include traditional, fact-based, new international economy.
Legal Framework: Changes in business policies
Is globalization to blame?

Prerequisites :

Undergraduate courses on microeconomics and macroeconomics

Teaching methods :

- Lectures (CM), Seminars (TD)
- Presentations on methods : Oral Reports, debates

Speakers:
Mohamed GHALI
Julia Butault
Camille Baulant
Karine Latouche (INRA)
Charlotte Emlinger (CEPII)
Andrée DEFOIS (TALLAGE)

Assessment :

Written exam + market study on agricultural raw materials

Bibliography :

International Agribusiness Master

A 3 semester program that aims to:
• Prepare  future  executives  capable  of  establishing  and  developing  agribusiness relations worldwide;
• Offer future executives, who already have acquired a technical training in the field of  agriculture  and  food  industry, a thorough practical knowledge of positions related to international trade in the European and other economic blocks markets context