units

MGW2351

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Management
OfferedSunway First semester 2013 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2013 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2013 (Day)
Sunway Summer semester A 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr Maxwell Coulthard (Peninsula); Mr Manjit Singh Sandhu (Malaysia); Mr Sammy Njuguna (South Africa)

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.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. examine the impact the international environment has on the internationalisation process of an organisation
  2. evaluate the role and influence of government and international funding and trade organisations
  3. identify the strategic issues impacting on internationalising organisations
  4. analyse how entry mode choice and the functional areas of management impact on the internationalisation of a firm.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

It is recommended that students complete MGW1010 before undertaking this unit

Prohibitions