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).
The University of Sydney session calendar shows exact dates for sessions.
|Offered||Semester 1 and Semester 2|
|Prerequisites||MIBS6001 and MIBS6002|
|Prohibitions||IBUS6001 or IBUS6002 or 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||Individual assignments (55%), individual class participation (15%), and group report (30%)|
|Description||This unit of study, third in the sequence of six core units students complete 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 analyse decisions faced by companies operating in the Asia Pacific region.|