Contemporary geopolitical issues

Catalogue des cours de Institut Mines-Télécom Business School

Code

CGFE ENG 4175

Niveau

L2

Population

Bachelor 2ème année,2ème Année Management,2ème Année Télécom

Domaine

Anglais

Langue

Anglais/English

Crédits ECTS

3

Charge de travail

75

Coordonnateur(s)

Département

  • Langues et Sciences Humaines

Equipe pédagogique

Introduction

Course will deal with current international issues concerning primarily international trade and politics. Topics will include Brexit, Franco-German hegemony in the European Union, China's new Silk Road initiative, and Chinese-American trade conflicts, Trump and possible impeachment proceedings, and American trade predominance in Latin America among other topics. Course content will be based on articles dealing with the ongoing developments in these issues. Students will be expected to read the material before each class to participate in debates and discussions. Course marking will be based on 5 elements: 2 essays, a presentation and two other assignments.

Acquis d'apprentissage

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

• Develop & make presentations
• Write structured compositions
• Conduct genuine & serious research

Contenu

Teachers will alternately introduce techniques and supervise the development of the student’s writing and presenting skills in parallel with a study of different topics of the teacher's predilection drawn from fields such as culture, management, communication, and media.

Evaluation

Validating the tandem course will add 2 bonus points in the continuous assesment grade of the corresponding language course.
1point en moins sur le contrôle continue pour chaque absence non justifiée
50% CC and 50% CF1

Approches pédagogiques

The classroom experience will focus on achieving high-level written and oral communication. To achieve this goal, students will work through a rigorous drafting & editing process both of their written work & oral presentations. Specific coaching will be provided to help students meet the goals they set themselves during the semester.

Programme

Programme grande école,Programme Ingénieur,Programme Bachelor

Fiche mise à jour le 21/11/2019