International Business Strategy (IBUS6001)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit analyses how multinational firms leverage their capabilities and competencies to create competitive advantages in international and global markets. Topics include assessing foreign market attractiveness; understanding the impact of differences in legal, cultural, political and economic regimes; evaluating international political and economic risk; building and operating global networks, including entry mode choice; understanding how managers design organisational architecture and implement internal control and incentive mechanisms; and assessing the challenges of global citizenship, ethical behaviour and social responsibility for international business. Problem-based learning, with case study workshops, is an integral part of the unit.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Graduate Certificate in Commerce
- Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations
- Graduate Certificate in Public Administration
- Graduate Certificate in US Studies
- Graduate Diploma in Commerce
- Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations
- Graduate Diploma in Public Administration
- Graduate Diploma in US Studies
- Master of Commerce
- Master of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations
- Master of Public Administration
- Master of US Studies
Further unit of study information
1x 2 hr lecture and 1x 1hr seminar per week
Individual assignments (70%) and group assignments (30%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.