Business in East and Southeast Asia

Spring 2019

C - Shanghai Pudong 3 2006 Lauri Paltemaa

Business in East and Southeast Asia (6 ECTS)

Organiser: Aalto University School of Business

Instructor: Dr. Lu Wei


  • Spring 2019 (11 Feb –  5 May, 2019)


Learning Outcomes and Contents: The course aims at giving an insight into the East and Southeast Asia as a macro region with increasing integration into the global economy. The course focuses on the interplay between the international, national, and sub-national systems in Pacific Asia. Economic and political institutions as well as business environments are discussed leading to an analysis of the region as an operational environment for multinational enterprises.

Course Structure: The course consists of two parts. The 4 credit part includes online lectures, reading materials and writing assignments. The 2 credit part contains a term paper (essay). These two parts can be taken separately. However, it is highly recommended to take the whole 6 credit course

Grading: on a scale of 1 to 5

Application period: Application period open November 5-25, 2018. Go to application instructions.


Photo: Lauri Paltemaa, Asianet Material Bank