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MGW2351

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedBerwick Second semester 2011 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2011 (Day)
Sunway First semester 2011 (Day)
Sunway Summer semester A 2011 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2011 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Christine Lee

Synopsis

The international environment including international trade and investment, and the legal, political, cultural and technological contexts faced by internationalising organisations; forms of operations available to the internationalising organisation; the impact of the multinational enterprise; international strategic planning.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. examine the impact the international environment has on the internationalisation process of an organisation
  2. evaluate the role and influence of government and international funding and trade organisations
  3. identify the strategic issues impacting on internationalising organisations
  4. analyse how entry mode choice and the functional areas of management impact on the internationalisation of a firm.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination (2 hours): 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Maxwell Coulthard

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

It is recommended that students complete MGW1010 before undertaking this unit

Prohibitions

MGC2120, MGF2351, MGG2351