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MGW2351

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedBerwick Second semester 2010 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2010 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Sunway First semester 2010 (Day)
Sunway Summer semester B 2010 (Day)
Singapore First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Peninsula First semester 2010 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Manjit Singh Sandhu (Semester 1); Dr Maxwell Coulthard (Semester 2)

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:

  • examine the impact the international environment has on the internationalisation process of an organisation
  • evaluate the role and influence of government and international funding and trade organisations
  • identify the strategic issues impacting on internationalising organisations
  • 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)

Maxwell Coulthard

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

It is recommended that students complete MGW1010 before undertaking this unit

Prohibitions

MGC2120, MGF2351