Person in charge : Theodor FELEZEU

Taught in English: Yes
Organization : Lectures
Assessment : Written examinations for each part
ECTS : 5 credits


Economics principles

Duration: 16 hours


  • I. Introduction

What is Economics?

Microeconomics and Macroeconomics

Scarcity and Choice

  • II. Supply and Demand

Individual and Market Demand

Demand and Elasticity

Production, Inputs and Costs

Pricing the Factors of Production

Output, Price and Profit

Marginal Analysis

  • III. Firms and Markets

Perfect Competition



Innovation and Growth

  • IV. The Government and the Economy

Limiting Market Power: Regulation and Antitrust

Taxation and Resource Allocation

Externalities, the Environment and Natural Resources

  • V. Macroeconomics: Introduction

National Accounting

Economic Growth


Employment and Unemployment

Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand

The Goals of Macroeconomic Policy

  • VI. Monetary and Fiscal Policy

The Government and Fiscal Policy

Money and the Banking System

Monetary Policy

The Policy Mix and Aggregate Demand

Deficits, Monetary Policy and Growth

The Phillips Curve and Economic Growth

  • VII. The Open Economy

International Trade and Comparative Advantage

International Finance

The International Monetary System

Exchange Rates and the Macroeconomy

Intercultural Relations

Duration: 14 hours


The acquisition of cultural skills required for working and dealing with other cultures. The course presents the main cultural norms that characterize professional practices in an international milieu.


I-  Introduction

  - Stereotypes of the French and others

  - Various studies on how we perceive others

  - Ethnocentricity and typology

II- Different types of culture

  - The Anglo-Saxon model (American, British, others)

   - The Latin model (Europe, South America)

  - Other models

III- Cross-cultural modeling

  - Hofsteder's models

  - Trompenaars's models

  - Other theories and models

IV- Cross-cultural in the field

  - Globalization

  - Culture Shock (the 3 stages of expatriation)

  - The international field

V-  What to avoid doing

  - Local sensitivities and barriers

  - Breaking the ice

  - Case study

VI- International communication 

  - In-house corporate communication

  - Outside corporate communication

  - Case studies

VII- International negotiation

  - Setting of goals

  - Interpersonal roles in negotiating

  - Debriefing

VIII- Role-playing

  - Pair work

  - Advance task allocation

  - Group evaluation


Communication Negociation

Duration: 8 hours

Evaluation: final examination


The acquisition of professional communication skills in an international setting. The course presents the main communications differences, to be aware of in a pluricultural setting..


I-  Introduction

II-  Different types of communication

  - English pragmatism - Europeans models

  - Asian models

III-  Reading the international press

IV-  Understanding a talk in English

V-  Giving a talk in English

VI-  Reports in English

VII-  Written communication

VIII-  English business meetings

IX-  International negotiation

X-  Job interviews in English

XI-  Role-play

XII-  Written communication simulations