MGX3121 - International business strategy - 2019

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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


Business and Economics

Organisational Unit

Department of Management

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Sharif Rasel (Caulfield)
Ms Adlina Ahmad (Malaysia)


Dr Sharif Rasel (Caulfield)
Ms Adlina Ahmad (Malaysia)

Unit guides



  • First semester 2019 (On-campus)
  • Second semester 2019 (On-campus)


  • Second semester 2019 (On-campus)


MGF2351 or MGW2351 or MGS2351


MGG3121, MGW3121


This unit will develop students' appreciation of unique location and distance attributes that significantly influence strategic business decisions. Students will use a range of analytical frames to critically explore international business strategy, including interrogating factors that impact international business strategy context, approaches to strategic analysis, and decision-making related to strategy implementation. It will further develop students' analysis and evaluation skills necessary to critically, ethically and perceptively communicate innovative solutions for current and future international business strategies and practices.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. demonstrate the development of responsible international business citizenship characteristics in strategic business decisions
  2. critically analyse and evaluate international business contexts to offer evidence-based, innovative and perceptive recommendations for strategic decision-making
  3. design a critical and nuanced strategic implementation plan that responds to international business challenges
  4. demonstrate autonomous, collaborative and active research and professional skills to generate and communicate international business strategy knowledge, skills and ideas to others.


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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