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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5251

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
100407

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2021.

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Business

Course aim

This course provides knowledge of business operation in the international arena, and addresses factors that drive international business engagement in the era of emerging market dominance across trade and foreign investment. The course examines current debates, theories and practices in the field of international business, and provides students with strategic skills to analyse and apply micro and macro aspects of global business to organisational management, recognising the difficulties in the post-global financial recession.

Course content

Topics covered in this course are:

Globalisation and International Business; Ethics issues in managing international operations; Cultural competency, cross-cultural communication and International Business negotiations; The International Business environment;  International Trade and Investment theories; Assessing International Business opportunities and risks; Internationalisation of business; Bilateral, Regional and Multilateral Trading Agreements; Managing International Business strategy and structure; People  issues in international business. 

Textbook(s)

Hill, CWL & Hult, GTM 2019, International business: competing in the global marketplace, 12th edn, McGraw-Hill, New York, NY

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External (Asynchronous and Synchronous Online Discussion) 30 hours equiv. x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 30 hours x N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, DISTANCE EDUCATION (INTENSIVE)
External 30 hours equiv. x N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
External 30 hours equiv x N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION
Seminars 15 hours AND online 15 hours equiv. 30 hours equiv. x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Team Assignment 5000 words 50% N/A
Individual Assignment 2000 words 30% NA
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Team Assignment 5000 words 50% N/A
Individual Assignment 2000 words 30% NA
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Team Assignment 5000 words 50% N/A
Individual Assignment 2000 words 30% NA
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, DISTANCE EDUCATION (INTENSIVE)
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Team Assignment 5000 words 50% N/A
Individual Assignment 2000 words 30% NA
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Team Assignment 5000 words 50% N/A
Individual Assignment 2000 words 30% NA
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Team Assignment 5000 words 50% N/A
Individual Assignment 2000 words 30% NA

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

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