BEX3722 - Engaging with international business - 2017

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Business and Economics


Professor Michaela Rankin

Unit guides


City (Melbourne)

  • Trimester C 2017 (Day)


This unit requires students to examine a broad range of social, cultural, legal and political issues that can impact on the strategy and operations of businesses operating in a global business environment. Through the use of readings, case studies, and an analysis of current events students are confronted with some specific challenges of doing business in a global context. This unit focuses on developing skills, addressing various global issues and how they affect business, as well as aspects of global citizenship, cultural sensitivity and effective teamwork.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. recognise issues affecting businesses operating in a global context
  2. develop and present strategic responses to specific issues affecting businesses operating in a global context with due consideration to sustainable, responsible and ethical business practices
  3. acquire team skills including team leadership, collaboration, problem-solving, decision-making, communication and presentation skills
  4. develop reflective practice skills in relation to individual learning.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)


Students must have completed at least 96 Monash credit points (60 ECTS) of study prior to enrolling in this unit.


Must be enrolled in course code: 4098, 0550, 0553, 0556,0542, 0170, 4097, 4417, 3806, 0315, 1333, 1334, 0312, 3154, 1337, 0314, 4407, 3819, 0179, 2015, 3830, 1319, B2006, 1469, 4419, 4428, 0023, 4426, 4425, 1185, 4641, 4635, 4430, D3003, 4645, L3005, B2000, B2001, B20031, B20032, B20033, B20041, B20042, B20043, B2019, B20131, B20132, B20133, B2017, B20121

B20122, B20123, B20181, B20182, B20183, B2020, B2021, B20141, B20142, B20143, B2008, B2025, B2022, B2023, B20241, B20242, B20243, B20091, B20092, B20093, B20151, B20152, B20153, B20161, B20162, B20163, F20041, F20042, D30071, D30072, D30031, D30032, E3005, E3003, F20071.