2014 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2014. For Summer School 2014 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2014).
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|International Business Strategy|
|Offered||Semester 1, Semester 2 and Summer School - Late|
|Prerequisites||36 junior credit points|
|Lectures||1 x 2hr lecture and 1x 1hr workshop per week.|
|Assessment||consulting project (30%), tutorial participation (20%), mid-term exam (15%), and final exam (35%)|
|Description||This unit of study aim to understand how multinational enterprises strategize and operate in global competition. Major topics include the International Business Environment (e.g. the differences in economic, political, legal, and cultural environments); International Business Strategy (e.g. International expansion strategy, entry mode choices, cross-border strategic alliances, and mergers & acquisitions); and International Business Management (e.g. design, structure and control of international operations; and foreign subsidiary management). The emphasis of the unit is on the application of contextual knowledge about international business and strategic management theories as tailored to the Asia Pacific, to analyse and make decisions faced by companies operating in the Asia Pacific region.|