INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT

BUA5IM

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject on international management describes, analyses and critiques the principal environmental challenges, strategic frameworks, corporate responsibility and ethical issues and interpersonal dynamics of managing and organising in a global business context. It covers discussion and debate of key concepts in international management including globalization, regionalization, environmental analysis and political risk, culture and diversity, and global corporate responsibility. The subject addresses the three interconnected issues of strategy, structure and culture in international business operations. It also places an emphasis on skills building in the areas of decision-making and global strategy, and cross-cultural and intra-cultural awareness.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPeter Dowling

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in LMMBA or HZMBHA or LMMBAH or LMMBAA or LZFABA to do this subject.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsTransnational ManagementPrescribedBartlett, C & Beamish, P 20116TH EDN, MCGRAW-HILL, NEW YORK

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse the applicability of different theoretical approaches to practical international management problems and challenges

Activities:
Group case study report
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

02. Critically evaluate research articles on international management

Activities:
Individual assignment(journal article analysis)
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

03. Demonstrate awareness and knowledge of different theoretical perspectives on international management

Activities:
All assessment items (journal article analysis, group case study analysis and class test)
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)
Information Literacy (Information Literacy)
Writing (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

04. Demonstrate theoretical understanding by outlining, explaining and critically discussing key concepts and ideas in the international management research literature

Activities:
All assessment items (journal article analysis, group case study analysis and class test)
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)
Writing (Writing)
Information Literacy (Information Literacy)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2015, Winter semester, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter Dowling

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 27 - 28
Four 9.0 hours seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.
"from Friday 3 July to Monday 6 July inclusive"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2000-2500 word individual assignment40 01, 03, 04
One group case study report (4-5 students per group) (1500-2000 words per student)30 01, 03, 04
One 1.5 hour in-class test30 01, 02, 03, 04

City Campus, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter Dowling

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 days seminar per week on any day including weekend at night from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"sessions will be video conferenced to regional campuses weekly"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2000-2500 word individual assignment40 01, 03, 04
One group case study report (4-5 students per group) (1500-2000 words per student)30 01, 03, 04
One 1.5 hour in-class test30 01, 02, 03, 04