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Managing Across Cultures

Undergraduate | UAD-COM3500OUA | 2024

Study method
100% online
100% online
Enrol by
25 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
29 Jan 2024,
2 Sept 2024

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Managing Across Cultures

About this subject

  • On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

    1. Critically analyse the drivers and consequences (political, economic, socio-cultural, technological, legal and ecological) of globalisation, its impact on specific regions and the emerging concerns about its influences on countries around the world 
    2. Understand and appreciate the need for ethics and social responsibility in international management, and the growing pressures on firms to act in an ethically and socially responsible manner in their global business operations 
    3. Compare different theoretical approaches to the concept of culture (at national, regional and organisational levels) and implications of these differences for international and cross-cultural managers 
    4. Apply theories of culture and management to address the challenges of managing individuals, groups and organisations in an increasingly diverse global context 
    5. Integrate and apply the basic elements of international strategic management, including the pressures and cost/benefits of strategies that emphasise global integration versus local adaptation; evaluate the specialised strategies required for emerging economies and for international new ventures 
    6. Compare and evaluate practices related to the management, motivation and leading of employees in an international and cross-cultural context 

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • UAD-INB-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of International Business

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or presentations).
  • Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units. MyUni is the University of Adelaide's online learning environment. MyUni provides access to various features including announcements, course materials, discussion boards and assessments.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Bachelor of International Business

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