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BX3061 - International Business

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject introduces students to the multidimensional nature of international business and discusses the importance of globalisation and how it has changed the competitive environment of business. It introduces the role of multinational corporations and the complexity of international operations and management, and discusses current debates surrounding multilateral bodies. Reasons for the emergence of globalisation and the internationalisation of business are considered along with emergent business strategies and organisational forms appropriate to international business. Trade policies of a number of important trading partners are examined through the application of a trade poster. International business entry modes and the impact of cultural differences on doing business overseas are analysed. Students will need to demonstrate skills in gathering and evaluating data, from both printed and internet sources, and developing a strategic business approach in analysing international business case studies. Students will gain from this subject an appreciation of the multifaceted nature of trade in a globalised trading system.

Learning Outcomes

  • analyse and apply international business process and policy;
  • apply business concepts from a global perspective and within the global marketplace;
  • design an international business solution e.g: a global business case, or an international business strategic plan;
  • appraise the key stages and requirements in taking a business international and becoming successful in the global context.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (50%) - Individual
  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (15%) - Group & Individual
  • Written > Project report - (35%) - Group & Individual.
Prerequisites: 18 credit points of subjects
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
MG3715

Availabilities

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 22, Internal
Census Date 24-Jun-2021
Coordinator: Mrs Suzie Pont
Lecturer: Mr Patrick Goh.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 38 hours - Combination of Lectures and Tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 05-Aug-2021
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Adrian Kuah
Lecturer: Ms Jaime Wong.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 38 hours - Combination of Lectures and Tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

Trimester 1, External
Census Date 11-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer
Lecturer: Mrs Suzie Pont.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.