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MGT2060 International Business Environment and Operations

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business and Law
School or Department : School of Management and Marketing

Other requisites

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The course introduces students to the field of international business which broadly refers to the conduct of business across national borders. An international business, on the other hand, refers to any firm that engages in international trade or investment in a country or countries other than its own. Students enrolled in this course have the opportunity to understand the terminology, theories, principles, models, and frameworks to explain WHY and HOW a firm engages in business in a country or countries other than its own.

The course takes a managerial approach to providing an overview of the economic, social, environmental, political, technological and cultural dimensions of doing business across borders as well as the local and international actors that may impact the firms success in its international business operations. Furthermore, the course provides an overview of the various strategies, structures, and operations of a firm as it faces the global issues and trends associated with the conduct of business beyond its borders. The course builds on the premise that the business world has become increasingly globalised and borderless and understanding this phenomenon from a managerial perspective is an important element in the study of modern business in a global context.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2011 External