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ECW3301 - Case studies in international trade

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader(s): Dr Jaai Parasnis


Sunway First semester 2009 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2009 (Day)


Students will deepen their knowledge of Australia's traditional and emerging trading partners through lectures and contact with business people who have successful records in this field; case studies of particular countries covering economic, legal and financial aspects, will be undertaken in depth; successful Australian exporters will be examined; practical visits to operating entities to bring the topic to life.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • understand Australia's traditional and emerging trading partners
  • understand the process of international trade, the parties involved and their functions
  • be able to argue a point of view in a structured setting and to question and participate in a team environment
  • develop a professional attitude whilst interfacing with industry practitioners
  • acquire knowledge of the application of the case study method of study.


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

Contact hours

3 hours per week





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