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 is 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.
1 x 3 hr lecture/seminar per week
class preparation (15%); individual report - part 1 (25%); individual report - part 2 (30%); final exam (30%)
This unit is available only to students enrolled in the Master of International Business and MIB combined degrees.
IBUS6001 or IBUS6002