6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- First semester 2017 (Day)
Management implications of major internationalisation theories; the planning requirements in going international and management issues that arise in an international setting.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- define the concept of international business from a multi-disciplinary perspective
- explain the diversity and complexity of the international business environment
- provide a historical overview of the evolution of the international business phenomenon
- discuss the economics and politics of international business transactions
- analyse the concept of globalisation and its impact on businesses worldwide
- describe the firm internationalisation process
- examine the economic, social and political implications of multinational corporate activities
- extend awareness of global issues based on current affairs and their implications for international business.
Within semester assessment: 60% + Examination: 40%
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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Students must be enrolled in course 4435, 2098, 4411 or B6008 to undertake this unit.