International Business Environment
Look at the big picture and see how businesses operate in the global marketplace.
Shine a light on the world's emerging markets. Study globalisation and internationalisation. Address the global business environment's impact on international business.
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- Examine the structure and features of the global marketplace and its global institutions.
Compare and contrast how the global business environment affects the operations and strategies of international business and evaluate their relationship.
Critically evaluate the various means of international engagement and decision making in international business using international business resources, theories and principles.
- Introduction to International Business
- Globalisation and Internationalization
- Participants in International Business
- Cultural Issues in International Business
- International Trade and Investment
- Political Environment
- Emerging Markets
- Global Strategic Structure
- International Entry Strategy
- Contemporary Research in International Business
You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
- USA-MGM20-International Business Environment (No longer available)
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Students will develop a framework for analysing opportunities and risks in a global business environment, by examining the interaction of the political, economic, and cultural forces that shape production, trade flows and other variables that create the global landscape of business. The course also illustrates how globalisation influences strategy and performance within organisations and examines organisation-level decisions in the context of global forces.
This course covers a range of fundamental topics about international business environment, including: Globalisation and Internationalisation, International Trade and Investment, Cultural Issues in International Business, Political and legal systems, Government intervention, Emerging Markets, Global Strategic Structure and International Entry Strategy.
- Case Study - 2000 Words (40%)
- Invigilated Exam - 3 Hours (60%)