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MGC2120 - Managing international business

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Sharif As-Saber


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


This unit will provide an introduction for students to the broad context in which international business operates, and will address the general theory and management issues related to doing business internationally. Topics include a brief history of management of international business; managing the environment and international relations; understanding of the nature of multinational, transnational and small businesses as multinational enterprises; comparisons of business systems in a variety of developing and developed countries; the management of ethical and social responsibility issues; and future challenges in managing international business.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Written (2 assignments of 2000 words each): 50%
Examination (2 hours): 50%

Contact hours

Three hours of class contact




MGW3351, MGF2351, MGW2351