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MGG5820 - Management development for global business

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Peter Townsend


Gippsland First semester 2007 (Off-campus)


The world of business is constantly being shaped and reshaped by social, economic and technological forces. Because of the interdependent nature of these influences, the conduct of business in one part of the globe can have profound consequences for individuals and communities in other locations worldwide. This unit seeks to develop a distinctive account of global business practices in the context of the environment in which they occur. Using an analytical framework, the subject matter will examine global business practices, especially those operating across borders. The implications of global business practices for management development will be discussed.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Individual Assignment (2000 words): 20%
Individual Assignment (4000 words): 40%
Examination (2 hours): 40%


Must have passed four 9000-level units including MGG9370