2014 Unit of Study

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Global Business
UoS Code IBUS5003
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 1 and Semester 2
Prerequisites None
Prohibitions IBUS5001
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information
Lectures 1x 3hr seminar per week
Assessment Group assignments (30%), group presentations (10%), final exam (30%), mid term exams (15%), and in class quiz and participation (15%)
Description This unit focuses on the application of strategic thinking in key business contexts with a particular focus on the global nature of business. Specific attention is given to: (i) the identification and managing of new business opportunities both for entrepreneurial start-ups and for new ventures that emerge within a corporate setting; (ii) business model innovation as a basis for new ventures and business growth; (iii) the identification and managing of the specific challenges and risks presented by operating in a global business environment.