MANAGING ACROSS BORDERS

MGT2IMG

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will develop and enhance your understanding and appreciation of how constant and/or evolutionary changes to the international business environment influences the operations and conduct of domestic and across border For-Profit and Not for Profit enterprises. You will examine key strategic and structural drivers and tools that support globalization , and the establishment of multi-national entities. You will be exposed to models, approaches and challenges of successful cross-cultural management, negotiations, communications, and knowledge transfer. Lastly, throughout the subject, you will be required to develop, and incorporate sustainable ethical principles and practices, including CSR, to the responsibilities of operating and managing multi-national, across borders Profit/ NFP enterprises. At all times an awareness of 'digital disruption' to effective and sustainable management practices will be incorporated into all modes of assessment and workshop activities.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBiju Philip

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesPecha, In-workshop tests, Worksheets

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsMGT3IMG

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

International Management: Culture, Strategy and Behavior

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorLuthans, F and Doh. J

Year2020

Edition/Volume24th Ed

PublisherMcGraw-Hill Education

ISBN978-1259705076

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Access to zoom

Resource TypePrereading

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AuthorLatest version

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PublisherDownload

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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. Critically analyse current business-related issues and factors affecting the impact of international management and/or across-border practices and processes on domestic businesses.
02. Research and analyse significant opportunities, disadvantages and processes of sustainable international / across-border business development, including market selection and entry
03. Assess the impact of differences in national cultural values and social institutions on the management of multi-national and across border enterprises, including Not For Profits (NFP's)
04. Analyse and understand the implications for managers of ethical, social, corporate and environmental responsibilities on the behaviour of multi-national / across-border enterprises, including NFP''s.
05. Engage and model global leadership and negotiation skills and competencies in international management and practices with multi-cultural parties and entities
06. Enhance skills in the use of digital and non-digital tools to communicate effectively and clearly within a cross-cultural business environment.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bundoora (La Trobe College), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBiju Philip

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 blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 10 minute group Pecha presentation including group presentation draft (1,600 words individual) Groups of 4 students; one case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via YouTube and LMS; plus one group presentation draft submission to workshop leader

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One individual cultural literacy / theory-based essay (equivalent 1,200 words) Individual, submitted via LMS plus submission of essay draft to workshop leader

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One individual 60 minute in-workshop case-study based activity plus reading time (700 words) Case study / set of exam questions, given the prior week (not questions); closed book; exam conditions prevail; undertaken and handed back in workshop

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Six individual LMS based quizzes LMS based quizzes; all workshop topics covered; highest results of 5 out of the 6 would be used

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Sydney, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBiju Philip

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 blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 10 minute group Pecha presentation including group presentation draft (1,600 words individual) Groups of 4 students; one case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via YouTube and LMS; plus one group presentation draft submission to workshop leader

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One individual cultural literacy / theory-based essay (equivalent 1,200 words) Individual, submitted via LMS plus submission of essay draft to workshop leader

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One individual 60 minute in-workshop case-study based activity plus reading time (700 words) Case study / set of exam questions, given the prior week (not questions); closed book; exam conditions prevail; undertaken and handed back in workshop

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Six individual LMS based quizzes LMS based quizzes; all workshop topics covered; highest results of 5 out of the 6 would be used

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 2, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBiju Philip

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 42
One 2.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays at night from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Virtual Classroom

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 10 minute group Pecha presentation including group presentation draft (1,600 words individual) Groups of 4 students; one case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via YouTube and LMS; plus one group presentation draft submission to workshop leader

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One individual cultural literacy / theory-based essay (equivalent 1,200 words) Individual, submitted via LMS plus submission of essay draft to workshop leader

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One individual 60 minute in-workshop case-study based activity plus reading time (700 words) Case study / set of exam questions, given the prior week (not questions); closed book; exam conditions prevail; undertaken and handed back in workshop

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Six individual LMS based quizzes LMS based quizzes; all workshop topics covered; highest results of 5 out of the 6 would be used

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Bundoora (La Trobe College), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBiju Philip

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 blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 10 minute group Pecha presentation including group presentation draft (1,600 words individual) Groups of 4 students; one case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via YouTube and LMS; plus one group presentation draft submission to workshop leader

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One individual cultural literacy / theory-based essay (equivalent 1,200 words) Individual, submitted via LMS plus submission of essay draft to workshop leader

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One individual 60 minute in-workshop case-study based activity plus reading time (700 words) Case study / set of exam questions, given the prior week (not questions); closed book; exam conditions prevail; undertaken and handed back in workshop

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Six individual LMS based quizzes LMS based quizzes; all workshop topics covered; highest results of 5 out of the 6 would be used

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBiju Philip

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays at night from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 10 minute group Pecha presentation including group presentation draft (1,600 words individual) Groups of 4 students; one case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via YouTube and LMS; plus one group presentation draft submission to workshop leader

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One individual cultural literacy / theory-based essay (equivalent 1,200 words) Individual, submitted via LMS plus submission of essay draft to workshop leader

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One individual 60 minute in-workshop case-study based activity plus reading time (700 words) Case study / set of exam questions, given the prior week (not questions); closed book; exam conditions prevail; undertaken and handed back in workshop

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Six individual LMS based quizzes LMS based quizzes; all workshop topics covered; highest results of 5 out of the 6 would be used

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBiju Philip

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 blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 10 minute group Pecha presentation including group presentation draft (1,600 words individual) Groups of 4 students; one case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via YouTube and LMS; plus one group presentation draft submission to workshop leader

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One individual cultural literacy / theory-based essay (equivalent 1,200 words) Individual, submitted via LMS plus submission of essay draft to workshop leader

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One individual 60 minute in-workshop case-study based activity plus reading time (700 words) Case study / set of exam questions, given the prior week (not questions); closed book; exam conditions prevail; undertaken and handed back in workshop

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Six individual LMS based quizzes LMS based quizzes; all workshop topics covered; highest results of 5 out of the 6 would be used

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Mildura, 2021, Semester 2, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBiju Philip

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 42
One 2.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays at night from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Virtual Classroom

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 10 minute group Pecha presentation including group presentation draft (1,600 words individual) Groups of 4 students; one case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via YouTube and LMS; plus one group presentation draft submission to workshop leader

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One individual cultural literacy / theory-based essay (equivalent 1,200 words) Individual, submitted via LMS plus submission of essay draft to workshop leader

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One individual 60 minute in-workshop case-study based activity plus reading time (700 words) Case study / set of exam questions, given the prior week (not questions); closed book; exam conditions prevail; undertaken and handed back in workshop

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Six individual LMS based quizzes LMS based quizzes; all workshop topics covered; highest results of 5 out of the 6 would be used

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 2, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPhuc Nguyen

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 42
One 2.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays at night from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Virtual Classroom

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 10 minute group Pecha presentation including group presentation draft (1,600 words individual) Groups of 4 students; one case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via YouTube and LMS; plus one group presentation draft submission to workshop leader

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One individual cultural literacy / theory-based essay (equivalent 1,200 words) Individual, submitted via LMS plus submission of essay draft to workshop leader

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One individual 60 minute in-workshop case-study based activity plus reading time (700 words) Case study / set of exam questions, given the prior week (not questions); closed book; exam conditions prevail; undertaken and handed back in workshop

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Six individual LMS based quizzes LMS based quizzes; all workshop topics covered; highest results of 5 out of the 6 would be used

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Sydney, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBiju Philip

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 blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 10 minute group Pecha presentation including group presentation draft (1,600 words individual) Groups of 4 students; one case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via YouTube and LMS; plus one group presentation draft submission to workshop leader

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One individual cultural literacy / theory-based essay (equivalent 1,200 words) Individual, submitted via LMS plus submission of essay draft to workshop leader

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One individual 60 minute in-workshop case-study based activity plus reading time (700 words) Case study / set of exam questions, given the prior week (not questions); closed book; exam conditions prevail; undertaken and handed back in workshop

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Six individual LMS based quizzes LMS based quizzes; all workshop topics covered; highest results of 5 out of the 6 would be used

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, LTU Term 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBiju Philip

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 2 - 7
Two 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays at night from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 10 minute group Pecha presentation including group presentation draft (1,600 words individual) Groups of 4 students; one case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via YouTube and LMS; plus one group presentation draft submission to workshop leader

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One individual cultural literacy / theory-based essay (equivalent 1,200 words) Individual, submitted via LMS plus submission of essay draft to workshop leader

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One individual 60 minute in-workshop case-study based activity plus reading time (700 words) Case study / set of exam questions, given the prior week (not questions); closed book; exam conditions prevail; undertaken and handed back in workshop

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Six individual LMS based quizzes LMS based quizzes; all workshop topics covered; highest results of 5 out of the 6 would be used

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Bundoora (La Trobe College), 2021, Summer, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBiju Philip

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 45 - 0
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 10 minute group Pecha presentation including group presentation draft (1,600 words individual) Groups of 4 students; one case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via YouTube and LMS; plus one group presentation draft submission to workshop leader

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One individual cultural literacy / theory-based essay (equivalent 1,200 words) Individual, submitted via LMS plus submission of essay draft to workshop leader

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One individual 60 minute in-workshop case-study based activity plus reading time (700 words) Case study / set of exam questions, given the prior week (not questions); closed book; exam conditions prevail; undertaken and handed back in workshop

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Six individual LMS based quizzes LMS based quizzes; all workshop topics covered; highest results of 5 out of the 6 would be used

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Summer, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBiju Philip

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 45 - 0
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 10 minute group Pecha presentation including group presentation draft (1,600 words individual) Groups of 4 students; one case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via YouTube and LMS; plus one group presentation draft submission to workshop leader

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One individual cultural literacy / theory-based essay (equivalent 1,200 words) Individual, submitted via LMS plus submission of essay draft to workshop leader

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One individual 60 minute in-workshop case-study based activity plus reading time (700 words) Case study / set of exam questions, given the prior week (not questions); closed book; exam conditions prevail; undertaken and handed back in workshop

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Six individual LMS based quizzes LMS based quizzes; all workshop topics covered; highest results of 5 out of the 6 would be used

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Sydney, 2021, Summer, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBiju Philip

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 46 - 0
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 0 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 10 minute group Pecha presentation including group presentation draft (1,600 words individual) Groups of 4 students; one case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via YouTube and LMS; plus one group presentation draft submission to workshop leader

N/AOral presentationGroupNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One individual cultural literacy / theory-based essay (equivalent 1,200 words) Individual, submitted via LMS plus submission of essay draft to workshop leader

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One individual 60 minute in-workshop case-study based activity plus reading time (700 words) Case study / set of exam questions, given the prior week (not questions); closed book; exam conditions prevail; undertaken and handed back in workshop

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Six individual LMS based quizzes LMS based quizzes; all workshop topics covered; highest results of 5 out of the 6 would be used

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6