MANAGING ACROSS BORDERS

MGT2IMX

2020

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 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 enterprises. You will be exposed to the 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 then incorporate sound ethical principles and practices, including CSR, to the responsibilities of operating and managing multi-national, across borders For Profit / Not for Profit enterprises. At all times an awareness of 'digital disruption' to effective and sustainable management practices will be incorporated into all modes of assessment and activities.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Student must be enrolled in one of the following courses: LBAB, LBABM, LBABK, LDAB, LAAB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsMGT3IMG OR MGT2IMG

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Managing Across Borders Learner Resource

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorDidasko Digital

Year2019

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherDidasko Group

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

International Management: Culture, Strategy and Behaviour

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorLuthans and Doh

YearN/A

Edition/Volume9th Edition

PublisherMcGraw Hill

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

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 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.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 2 - 13
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 10 minute group presentation including group contract (equivalent to 1,800 words per student)One case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via Vimeo; one group contract via LMS.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essay (equivalent to 1,200 words)Individual, submitted via LMS.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One case exercise (equivalent to 500 words individual).Case study released the prior week (not questions); undertaken in LMS quiz/test

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Four individual LMS based activities (equivalent to 800 words)LMS embedded random-multi-choice and/or short answer question (equivalent 4 x 200 words individual) .

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 41 - 52
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 41 to week 52 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 10 minute group presentation including group contract (equivalent to 1,800 words per student)One case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via Vimeo; one group contract via LMS.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essay (equivalent to 1,200 words)Individual, submitted via LMS.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One case exercise (equivalent to 500 words individual).Case study released the prior week (not questions); undertaken in LMS quiz/test

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Four individual LMS based activities (equivalent to 800 words)LMS embedded random-multi-choice and/or short answer question (equivalent 4 x 200 words individual) .

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 10 minute group presentation including group contract (equivalent to 1,800 words per student)One case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via Vimeo; one group contract via LMS.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essay (equivalent to 1,200 words)Individual, submitted via LMS.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One case exercise (equivalent to 500 words individual).Case study released the prior week (not questions); undertaken in LMS quiz/test

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Four individual LMS based activities (equivalent to 800 words)LMS embedded random-multi-choice and/or short answer question (equivalent 4 x 200 words individual) .

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 50 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 50 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 10 minute group presentation including group contract (equivalent to 1,800 words per student)One case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via Vimeo; one group contract via LMS.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essay (equivalent to 1,200 words)Individual, submitted via LMS.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One case exercise (equivalent to 500 words individual).Case study released the prior week (not questions); undertaken in LMS quiz/test

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Four individual LMS based activities (equivalent to 800 words)LMS embedded random-multi-choice and/or short answer question (equivalent 4 x 200 words individual) .

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 15 - 26
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 26 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 10 minute group presentation including group contract (equivalent to 1,800 words per student)One case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via Vimeo; one group contract via LMS.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essay (equivalent to 1,200 words)Individual, submitted via LMS.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One case exercise (equivalent to 500 words individual).Case study released the prior week (not questions); undertaken in LMS quiz/test

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Four individual LMS based activities (equivalent to 800 words)LMS embedded random-multi-choice and/or short answer question (equivalent 4 x 200 words individual) .

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 19 - 30
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 19 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 10 minute group presentation including group contract (equivalent to 1,800 words per student)One case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via Vimeo; one group contract via LMS.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essay (equivalent to 1,200 words)Individual, submitted via LMS.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One case exercise (equivalent to 500 words individual).Case study released the prior week (not questions); undertaken in LMS quiz/test

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Four individual LMS based activities (equivalent to 800 words)LMS embedded random-multi-choice and/or short answer question (equivalent 4 x 200 words individual) .

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 34
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 10 minute group presentation including group contract (equivalent to 1,800 words per student)One case-based presentation using digital tools; submitted via Vimeo; one group contract via LMS.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One individual cultural literacy case-study / theory-based essay (equivalent to 1,200 words)Individual, submitted via LMS.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One case exercise (equivalent to 500 words individual).Case study released the prior week (not questions); undertaken in LMS quiz/test

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Four individual LMS based activities (equivalent to 800 words)LMS embedded random-multi-choice and/or short answer question (equivalent 4 x 200 words individual) .

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6