BMGT3004H Global Business

Academic Year 2019/2020

This module examines the international business environment; the internationalisation process of the firm; economic and political systems; human and cultural environment; trade theory; management of international business; industrial environments and global strategies; global business alliances and information and control systems. It also considers global competition; strategic alliances; competitive advantage of nations; business with industrialised, developing and historically planned economies; international finance; the role of information technology and structure in international organisations. The module provides for the blending of its theory and practice contents with the collective workplace experiences of the participants, to this end participants will be expected to contribute critical reflection on their workplace experiences along with collaborative interpretation of such experiences in both classroom and study group settings. Advance preparation for classes and workshops will be an important feature, with readings and questions for reflection assigned at the commencement of the trimester.

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Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module you should be able to:Demonstrate an ability to critically discuss contents of the module and your workplace experience.Explore the different dimensions of the international business environment.Identify the main issues and challenges facing businesses today.Identify the various economic and political systems that impact on international businesses.Prepare a comprehensive business report on the application of the course concepts within your own workplace or one with which you are familiar.Evaluate the importance of global competition and the competitive advantage of different nations.

Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

20

Specified Learning Activities

85

Autonomous Student Learning

102

Total

207

Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.  
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Examination: Examination 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Graded No

60

Group Project: Group case analysis Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No

25

Continuous Assessment: Continuous Assessment Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No

15


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Summer Yes - 2 Hour
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

General feedback is provided to students on all their submitted assessment components

Name Role
Ms Christina Burke Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Ms Michele Connolly Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Wilma Komala Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Mr Neil Caraher Tutor
Mrs Edna Eugenia Da Silva Tutor
Dr Tim Li Tutor

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