units

MGX3121

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
OfferedBerwick Second semester 2014 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr Max Coulthard

Synopsis

This unit will concentrate on the nature and need for international strategy; the internationalisation process; the context of international strategy; regional strategy; the dynamics of international competition; role of culture in international strategy; corporate control of global corporations and strategic forms of multinational corporations (MNCs); international strategy in services; modes and patterns of international expansion and the management of international strategic cooperation; international strategy and learning; MNCs political strategies; international strategy process and success of international strategies; managing supply chain in the international arena.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. describe the concepts and use basic tools for competitive analysis and strategic planning in the international environment
  2. identify strategies for SMEs and multinational organisations to operate in a global setting
  3. analyse the opportunities and risks involved in international strategic management and evaluate the impact different modes of foreign operations have on the internationalising organisation
  4. describe the influence of various stakeholders on the internationalising firm
  5. identify how internal operations impact on the internationalisation process.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

3 hours per week

Prohibitions

MGG3121, MGW3121