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MGX9660

Faculty of Business and Economics

Postgraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Management
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2013 (Day)
Sunway First semester 2013 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2013 (Evening)
Sunway Second semester 2013 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Dr Alex Newman (First Semester); Dr Quamrul Alam (Second Semester Caulfield); Dr Manjit Singh Sandhu (Malaysia)

Synopsis

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

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. define the concept of international business from a multi-disciplinary perspective
  2. explain the diversity and complexity of the international business environment
  3. provide a historical overview of the evolution of the international business phenomenon
  4. discuss the economics and politics of international business transactions
  5. analyse the concept of globalisation and its impact on businesses worldwide
  6. describe the firm internationalisation process
  7. examine the economic, social and political implications of multinational corporate activities
  8. extend awareness of global issues based on current affairs and their implications for international business.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Alex Newman (First Semester); Dr Quamrul Alam (Second Semester)

Contact hours

3 hours per week