Le Grand Syllabus 2017/2018
Teachers : Audrey ROHAN (Avocat). Prerequisite : None. Pedagogical Format : Seminar Course validation : Continuous assessment : 33%. Written exam (3h00) : 67% of the ﬁnal grade. Workload : Students will read and analyze approximately 40 pages per week in the textbook and/or in supplemental materials that will be distributed during the semester. Pedagogical Method : 12 weekly two-hour sessions. Students should be prepared to discuss and question the issues raised in class. Course Description : The law of business associations governs the various stages in the life of business organizations as well as the relationship between and among directors, partners/shareholders and third parties. This course will present, from an American and comparative law perspective, an introductory overview of the formation and elements of business associations, including general and limited partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations. The basic concepts of agency, liability, duties, accounting, taxation, dissolution, capitalization, dividends, redemptions and agreements among shareholders will be covered. Required reading : The Anatomy of Corporate Law : A Comparative and Functional Approach, 2nd ed. by Reinier Kraakman, John Armour, Paul Davies, Luca Enriques, Henry B. Hansmann, Gérard Hertig, Klaus J. Hopt, Hideki Kanda, & Edward B. Rock.
Course Description : This course is an introduction to the concepts and methods of corporate strategy. It is structured in 6 sessions : What is Corporate Strategy - Industry and Competitive Analysis - Competitive Advantage - Identifying the appropriate Strategy – Managing the Strategic Process - Strategic and ﬁnancial Valuation. Required reading : Contemporary strategy analysis, Robert M. Grant, Wiley.
INTRODUCTION TO CRITICAL SECURITY STUDIES
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Xavier GUILLAUME (Professor), Larisa LARA GUERRERO (Doctorante). Prerequisite : None. Pedagogical Format : Lecture alone Course validation : The ﬁnal grade will be represented by a small essay (40%) due at the end of October and research-based essay (60%) due by the end of the semester. In-class participation (extra bonus) will be taken into account if the class dynamic, and number, enables it. The essay will be about 2,500-word long. The researchbased essay will be about 4,000-word long, the topic of which and "problématique" having to be agreed upon with the course instructor. Workload : It is expected that students come prepared for each session, having read the compulsory texts ahead of the session as they will serve as the backbone of the lecture and then of the discussion. Pedagogical Method : The class is organised in 12 sessions of 2 hours each, grouped approximately every 2 weeks in clusters of 2 sessions. Each session consists of 1 hour and a half of lecture and about 15-20 minutes of discussion. Six weeks. Course Description : This course introduces students to questions of security and focuses on how security can be approached from critical perspectives and how security is important in deﬁning the political boundaries of our (international) society. Beyond the different critical approaches that will
INTRODUCTION TO CORPORATE STRATEGY
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 12 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Anémone BERES (Gérante - fondatrice, AMSTRAM (cabinet de conseil en stratégie)). Prerequisite : At least a level 4 in English language. Pedagogical Format : Lecture alone Course validation : Final multiple choice test. Pedagogical Method : 6 lecture sessions. Each 2 hours lecture is illustrated with case studies. 1462