2013 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2013. For Summer School 2013 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2013).
The University of Sydney session calendar shows exact dates for sessions.
|Offered||Semester 1 and Semester 2|
|Prerequisites||MIBS6001 and MIBS6002|
|Prohibitions||IBUS6001, IBUS6002, IBUS6003|
|Additional Information||This unit is available only to students enrolled in the Master of International Business and MIB combined degrees.|
|Lectures||1 x 3 hr lecture/seminar per week|
|Assessment||Consulting project (25%), In-class activities and quiz (10%), Tutorials (15%), Mid-term exam (20%), Final exam (30%)|
|Description||This unit of study, third in the sequence of six core units students will take in the MIB program, focuses on how international companies win and lose in global competition. Topics include international strategies such as entry mode choices, cross-border strategic alliances, joint ventures, and mergers & acquisitions. The emphasis of the unit is on the application of contextual knowledge about international business and strategic management theories as tailored to emerging markets, and in particular to analyze decisions faced by companies operating in the Asia Pacific region.|