INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

MGT1IB

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This is an introductory unit in international business, designed to provide you with both the foundations necessary to commence and to continue your degree in international business with a comprehensive understanding of the issues facing firms in international markets. The unit broadly covers all facets of international business and is divided into five main themes: 1) globalisation, 2) country differences, 3) the global trade and investment environment, 4) the strategy and structure of international business, and 5) business operations. You will develop cultural awareness, fluency and competence, develop the capacity to evaluate the global environment, and to analyse the issues in global operation with theories of international business.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJulio Mancuso Tradenta

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesLectures and tutorials, group assignment, exam.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

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

Career-focusedNo

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 concepts and terminology commonly used in the international business discipline
02. Describe viable foreign market entry strategies and methods of operation
03. Work in diverse teams
04. Identify the cultural, political and legal factors that influence international business
05. Effectively communicate in a range of written formats.
06. Describe the influence, structure and strategies of international organisations
07. Apply theoretical concepts to real life situations.
08. Identify and critically analyse and synthesise issues of global concern

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulio Mancuso Tradenta

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 11 - 22
One 2.00 h tutorial every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Final Examination (2 h) This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability of Discipline-specific knowledge and skills

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Group Assignment (500 words per student)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Individual Assignment (1000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Sydney, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulio Mancuso Tradenta

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Final Examination (2 h) This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability of Discipline-specific knowledge and skills

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Group Assignment (500 words per student)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Individual Assignment (1000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Sydney, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulio Mancuso Tradenta

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Final Examination (2 h) This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability of Discipline-specific knowledge and skills

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Group Assignment (500 words per student)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Individual Assignment (1000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8