MANAGING ACROSS BORDERS

MGT2IMG

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will develop and enhance your appreciation of how constant and/or evolutionary changes to the international business environment influences the operations and conduct of domestic for-profit and NFP enterprises. You will examine key strategic and structural drivers that support globalization and the establishment of multi-national enterprises. You will be exposed to the tools, approaches and challenges of successful cross-cultural management and knowledge transfer. Lastly, throughout the subject, you will be required to develop and then incorporate sound ethical principles and practices, including CSR, to the responsibilities of managing multi-national and NFP enterprises.


SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJeremy Seward

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects MGT3IMG

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify the forces of globalisation and evaluate their impact on the operation of domestic and international businesses

Activities:
Workshop, Quizzes
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

02. Research and apply relevant theories and concepts to international business in addressing the opportunities and challenges of managing across national borders

Activities:
Workshop, Essay, Quizzes, Presentation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

03. Assess the impact of differences in national cultural values and social institutions on the management of multi-national enterprises including NFP's.

Activities:
Workshop, Essay, Quizzes, Presentation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

04. Analyse the implications of ethical, social and environmental responsibilities on the behaviour of multi-national enterprises, including NFP's and their managers.

Activities:
Workshop, Essay, Quizzes
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

05. Demonstrate competencies in working collaboratively in peer-related teams to research, apply and communicate, both orally and written, international management theories and concepts to a problem-based challenge in a clear and engaging way, and give constructive feedback to one's peers within a workshop setting

Activities:
Workshop, Presentation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2019, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Seward

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Blended subject: students required to attend 1 x 2 hour workshop per week and undertake at least one hour of on-line activities per week before each "

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20 to 25 minute Pecha Group Presentation (equivalent 1,400 words individual)Groups of 4 or 5; equivalent to 1,400 words individual; submitted in e-form35 01, 03, 04, 05
One 1,200 word individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essayIndividual, submitted via LMS30 02, 03
One case study (equivalent 600 words individual)15 01, 02, 04
LMS embedded theory-based quizzes (equivalent 800 words individual)LMS embedded random-multi-choice and/or short answer questions; max. three attempts per quiz; all workshop topics covered; equivalent 800 words, individual)20 01, 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Seward

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Blended subject: students required to attend 1 x 2 hour workshop per week and undertake at least one hour of on-line activities per week before each "

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20 to 25 minute Pecha Group Presentation (equivalent 1,400 words individual)Groups of 4 or 5; equivalent to 1,400 words individual; submitted in e-form35 01, 03, 04, 05
One 1,200 word individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essayIndividual, submitted via LMS30 02, 03
One case study (equivalent 600 words individual)15 01, 02, 04
LMS embedded theory-based quizzes (equivalent 800 words individual)LMS embedded random-multi-choice and/or short answer questions; max. three attempts per quiz; all workshop topics covered; equivalent 800 words, individual)20 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2019, Summer 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Seward

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 02 - 07
One 4.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 02 to week 07 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20 to 25 minute Pecha Group Presentation (equivalent 1,400 words individual)Groups of 4 or 5; equivalent to 1,400 words individual; submitted in e-form35 01, 03, 04, 05
One 1,200 word individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essayIndividual, submitted via LMS30 02, 03
One case study (equivalent 600 words individual)15 01, 02, 04
LMS embedded theory-based quizzes (equivalent 800 words individual)LMS embedded random-multi-choice and/or short answer questions; max. three attempts per quiz; all workshop topics covered; equivalent 800 words, individual)20 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Seward

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Blended subject: students required to attend 1 x 2 hour workshop per week and undertake at least one hour of on-line activities per week before each "

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20 to 25 minute Pecha Group Presentation (equivalent 1,400 words individual)Groups of 4 or 5; equivalent to 1,400 words individual; submitted in e-form35 01, 03, 04, 05
One 1,200 word individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essayIndividual, submitted via LMS30 02, 03
One case study (equivalent 600 words individual)15 01, 02, 04
LMS embedded theory-based quizzes (equivalent 800 words individual)LMS embedded random-multi-choice and/or short answer questions; max. three attempts per quiz; all workshop topics covered; equivalent 800 words, individual)20 01, 02, 03, 04

Mildura, 2019, Semester 2, Night

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Seward

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays at night from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Blended subject: students required to attend 1 x 2 hour workshop per week and undertake at least one hour of on-line activities per week before each "

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20 to 25 minute Pecha Group Presentation (equivalent 1,400 words individual)Groups of 4 or 5; equivalent to 1,400 words individual; submitted in e-form35 01, 03, 04, 05
One 1,200 word individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essayIndividual, submitted via LMS30 02, 03
One case study (equivalent 600 words individual)15 01, 02, 04
LMS embedded theory-based quizzes (equivalent 800 words individual)LMS embedded random-multi-choice and/or short answer questions; max. three attempts per quiz; all workshop topics covered; equivalent 800 words, individual)20 01, 02, 03, 04

Shepparton, 2019, Semester 2, Night

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Seward

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays at night from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Blended subject: students required to attend 1 x 2 hour workshop per week and undertake at least one hour of on-line activities per week before each "

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20 to 25 minute Pecha Group Presentation (equivalent 1,400 words individual)Groups of 4 or 5; equivalent to 1,400 words individual; submitted in e-form35 01, 03, 04, 05
One 1,200 word individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essayIndividual, submitted via LMS30 02, 03
One case study (equivalent 600 words individual)15 01, 02, 04
LMS embedded theory-based quizzes (equivalent 800 words individual)LMS embedded random-multi-choice and/or short answer questions; max. three attempts per quiz; all workshop topics covered; equivalent 800 words, individual)20 01, 02, 03, 04

Sydney, 2019, Study Period 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Seward

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Blended subject: students required to attend 1 x 2 hour workshop per week and undertake at least one hour of on-line activities per week before each "

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20 to 25 minute Pecha Group Presentation (equivalent 1,400 words individual)Groups of 4 or 5; equivalent to 1,400 words individual; submitted in e-form35 01, 03, 04, 05
One 1,200 word individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essayIndividual, submitted via LMS30 02, 03
One case study (equivalent 600 words individual)15 01, 02, 04
LMS embedded theory-based quizzes (equivalent 800 words individual)LMS embedded random-multi-choice and/or short answer questions; max. three attempts per quiz; all workshop topics covered; equivalent 800 words, individual)20 01, 02, 03, 04

Sydney, 2019, Study Period 3, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Seward

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 46
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day in week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Blended subject: students required to attend 1 x 2 hour workshop per week and undertake at least one hour of on-line activities per week before each "

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20 to 25 minute Pecha Group Presentation (equivalent 1,400 words individual)Groups of 4 or 5; equivalent to 1,400 words individual; submitted in e-form35 01, 03, 04, 05
One 1,200 word individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essayIndividual, submitted via LMS30 02, 03
One case study (equivalent 600 words individual)15 01, 02, 04
LMS embedded theory-based quizzes (equivalent 800 words individual)LMS embedded random-multi-choice and/or short answer questions; max. three attempts per quiz; all workshop topics covered; equivalent 800 words, individual)20 01, 02, 03, 04

Sydney, 2019, Study Period 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Seward

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Blended subject: students required to attend 1 x 2 hour workshop per week and undertake at least one hour of on-line activities per week before each "

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 20 to 25 minute Pecha Group Presentation (equivalent 1,400 words individual)Groups of 4 or 5; equivalent to 1,400 words individual; submitted in e-form35 01, 03, 04, 05
One 1,200 word individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essayIndividual, submitted via LMS30 02, 03
One case study (equivalent 600 words individual)15 01, 02, 04
LMS embedded theory-based quizzes (equivalent 800 words individual)LMS embedded random-multi-choice and/or short answer questions; max. three attempts per quiz; all workshop topics covered; equivalent 800 words, individual)20 01, 02, 03, 04