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International Business is a wide-ranging subject that includes economic, political, cultural and technological facets. The aim of this course is to provide an introduction to the complexities of international business management by examining how the global environment and our understanding of these affect management within an international context.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Key topics include: The nature and importance of international business –the historical patterns of international business and management, the role and importance of international trade, and the dimensions of international business studies. Comparative business environments – the political and economic environments and their impacts on business activities International business strategies and operations – the issues in international location decisions, entry strategies and development Organisational changes and international management – the different organisational structures and organisation in
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
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Students will engage in the business simulation during the block teaching week and their performance as a group will be automatically recorded and counted as 10% marks.
It will take students a reasonable amount of time and efforts to engage in business simulation. Considering students’ group performance in the business simulation is a way to value students’ active contribution to this course.
Students will know their performance generated by the simulation website immediately after the simulation is finished online. The teaching team will also give comments to each group after the simulation ends.
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Students as a group need to write a 1000-word reflective report about the business simulation they experienced plus a poster to summarise the reflection in a very brief way.
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There are no assessments for this course.
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Written feedback will be provided.
Students who fail the individual assessment as a whole need to write this long essay.
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|Factual||Remember||ILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.|