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MGX9660

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2010 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Evening)
Sunway First semester 2010 (Evening)
Sunway Second semester 2010 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Dr Sharif As-Saber

Synopsis

Management implications of major internationalisation theories; the planning requirements in going international and management issues that arise in an international setting.

Objectives

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.

Assessment

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

Chief examiner(s)

Sharif As-Saber

Contact hours

3 hours per week