INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT

BUO5IM

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 StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in LMMBAO to do this subject.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects BUA5IM

Equivalent subjects BUA5IM

Special conditions Students must be enrolled in LMMBAO to do this subject.

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:
Case study Analysis
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)

02. Critically evaluate research articles on international management

Activities:
Case study Analysis
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)

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

Activities:
All assessment items
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Information Literacy (Information Literacy)
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)

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

Activities:
All assessment items
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)
Information Literacy (Information Literacy)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2015, Teaching Session 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter Dowling

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class
One 3.0 hours scheduled online class per week and delivered via online.
"Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
3 * online quizzesEach quizz worth 10%30 01, 03, 04
Final Exam (2 Hours)30 02, 03, 01, 04
Individual assignment (Case Study Analysis) (3000 words)40 01, 03, 04

Online, 2015, Teaching Session 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter Dowling

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class
One 3.0 hours scheduled online class per week and delivered via online.
"Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
3 * online quizzesEach quizz worth 10%30 01, 03, 04
Final Exam (2 Hours)30 02, 03, 01, 04
Individual assignment (Case Study Analysis) (3000 words)40 01, 03, 04

Online, 2015, Teaching Session 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter Dowling

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 38 - 43
One 3.0 hours scheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 38 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
3 * online quizzesEach quizz worth 10%30 01, 03, 04
Final Exam (2 Hours)30 02, 03, 01, 04
Individual assignment (Case Study Analysis) (3000 words)40 01, 03, 04