Introduction to International Business
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Undergraduate Level 1
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- Domestic student fee:
- $1,178.00 (AUD)
- HECS student fee:
- $1,178.00 (AUD)
- International student fee:
- $1,403.00 (AUD)
This unit focuses on the study of international business.
It provides a survey of the key issues and relationships in the field of international business and provides students with the basic foundations to deal with specialised units within the international business environment.
Furthermore, the unit offers guidance to conceptual frameworks covering public policy perspectives on international trade, elements of the global monetary system, the impact of multilateral institutions and trade blocs on international business, and the management of multinational companies.
- Invigilated Exam (50%)
- Quiz (20%)
- Report — Business report (30%)
At the completion of this unit students will:
- become acquainted with the body of knowledge, which is fundamental for working effectively in an international business environment
- review and understand the international business and management literature, which serves as a foundation for developing effective (international) business skills
- explore the relationship between theory and practice as it pertains to international business in a highly competitive global marketplace
- develop research and writing skills for the effective communication of business issues
- develop professional values in regards to ethical, social and environmental responsibilities while working in an international environment by interacting with lecturers, tutors and fellow students in class.
This unit addresses the following topics.
|1||Introduction to international business|
|2||Cultural environment, international trade environment|
|3||Politics and laws, economic integration|
|4||Trade theories, investment theory and international transactions|
|5||Foreign exchange and international financial markets|
|6||Market entry strategies and market development strategies|
|7||International marketing strategies|
This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:
- Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
- Standard Media
- Web links
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a unit.
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This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following courses:
- Bachelor of Business, Griffith University
- Bachelor of Technology (Computing Studies), RMIT University
This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:
- Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
- In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Unibooks textbook list.
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