units

MGF2351

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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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
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2014 (Day)
Berwick Second semester 2014 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Lakmal Abeysekera

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. classify the key features and issues in the global environment in which international business takes place
  2. explain the impact that the environment has on the internationalisation process of a business organisation
  3. demonstrate an understanding of the role of entry mode choice and other strategic issues in order to succeed in international business.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

It is recommended that students complete MGF1010 before undertaking this unit

Prohibitions