Global Business Environment (MIBS6001)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit aims to build a systematic approach to analysing contemporary developments in the global business environment. Topics covered include political regulation and political risk, international cooperation on trade and investment, the diversity of capitalism, technological and social change, and business responses to climate change. Business responses to the global business environment will be a focus, with students actively learning through real world cases, problem-solving and workshops. The unit provides students with the opportunity to develop skills in comparative and country analysis, assessing and managing risk and identifying business opportunities, designing risk identification and forecasting systems, as well as a consideration of ethics and human rights in business.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

1 x 3 hr lecture/seminar per week

Assessment

Individual report part 1 (40%), individual report part 2 (40%), and case solutions (20%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prohibitions

IBUS6003, IBUS6002, IBUS6001

Corequisites

MIBS6002

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