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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject student will gain an understanding of the issues involved in operating in an international business environment by actually visiting a country. Key issues to be examined are: the business environment of the country visited, the various entry modes available to foreign companies entering that country, that country's approach to conducting business and its concomitant management practices. Students will be exposed to businesses in the country visited and will have the opportunity to meet the business' managers. Generic skills will be developed that will allow students to be able to better operate in an international business environment. The course will be taught out of normal teaching weeks with a pre-departure session on Bundoora campus followed by a visit to the country itself, as well as a follow-up debriefing on return

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTanvir Ahmed

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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Prerequisites MGT1FOM


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Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsChina uncovered: what you need to know to do business in ChinaPrescribedStory, J.PEARSON EDUCATION, 2010

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Students should gain an understanding of the importance of culture in business negotiations

Lectures, practical exposure to the bargaining process

02. Students should understand the foreign investment regime and entry mode options available to foreign enterprises wanting to enter China

Lectures, company visits

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