INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

IBU5IBE

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This introductory subject describes, analyses and critiques principal environmental challenges, strategic responses and interpersonal dynamics of managing and organising in a global context. It explores the complex and uneven process of globalization, and the key political, economic, legal, ethical, technological and sociocultural environments in contemporary global business. The subject then addresses the interconnected issues of strategies, structure and culture in international business operations. Students develop the skills necessary to design and implement global strategies to manage daily operations in foreign subsidiaries and to conduct effective cross-and intra-cultural interactions.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHosein Gharavi

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects BUA4IBE

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions The Department of Management has an expectation of 80% attendance in all lectures. The University reserves the right to offer this subject in other modes including seminars, lectures, and block mode or modes using electronic technologies. When offered in different modes, assessment schemes may also be varied.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsTo Be AnnouncedPrescribedN/AN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSam Kovacevic

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 90 minute, mid- term, in class test35
one 90-minute end-term in class test35
one group case report1,500 words per group member30

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHosein Gharavi

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 90 minute, mid- term, in class test35
one 90-minute end-term in class test35
one group case report1,500 words per group member30