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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Worldwide, approximately half of all business transactions are undertaken across international borders. Managers and employees now need to have a good understanding of multiple legal systems. The aim of this subject is to allow you to critically understand and reflect on the most important legal principles regarding doing business in Vietnam, as well as internationally. Case studies are used to guide students to assist with the development of a critical and reflective understanding of these principles and concepts. Key areas of study centre on the legal aspects of international trade, as well as practical issues, such as, dispute resolution and intellectual property will also be discussed

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJane Hamilton

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesCase analysis and discussion

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Subject is only available to Students studying the La Trobe MBA jointly with the University Hanoi


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Explain the legal status of parties who can enter business transactions in Vietnam
02. Compare and contrast the different domestic commercial contracts, international commercial contracts, contracts of sale and contracts of carriage
03. Assess the importance of Intellectual property and how to commercialise products and services

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