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Unit of Study

Enterprise Management in China
UoS Code IBUS6020
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 1 and Semester 2
Prerequisites None
Corequisites
Prohibitions CHSC6902
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information
Lectures 1x 3 hour seminar per week
Assessment class participation (10%), group presentation (10%), in-class exam (10%), group case project (30%), final exam (40%)
Description This unit focuses on China's globalising business environment from an enterprise perspective by analysing the way in which enterprises are embedded in a dynamic economic, legal and political environment and the consequences that arise for enterprise management and entrepreneurship. The unit combines theoretical analysis of the interrelationship of markets, firms and institutions with detailed, practical case studies of domestic and transnational business activities. Students are able to familiarise themselves with different types of enterprises including the local private sector, state-owned enterprises and foreign owned enterprises operating in China as well as Chinese enterprises expanding into global markets through joint ventures, strategic alliances and mergers and acquisitions.