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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5421

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
159742

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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 2018.

Course aim

This course provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the contemporary environment of business in an international region, and explores its impact on organisational management and leadership, business strategy, and business conduct for firms seeking to undertake business in that region.

Students completing the course develop a body of knowledge that contributes to a comprehensive and integrated application of knowledge of the business environment in the region under study.

Course content

The course will be in the form of an international tour where students will gain first-hand knowledge of the business environment in the region under study, develop the ability to identify the opportunities and challenges of conducting successful business in the region, and craft effective strategies that could be implemented to capture opportunities and overcoming the obstacles for a successful venture in that region.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Successful completion of at least 9 units at postgraduate level at UniSA and satisfying a minimum GPA requirement with no more than 2 fails in the current program.

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BUSS 5422 International Study Tour Project

Students undertaking this course as part of their capstone option in DMMA Master of Business Administration will take this course as an elective.

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Field Placement (Intensive residential stay including seminars, group work, simulation, local guest speeches, visits to local business, and government) 2 weeks x N/A
Seminar (Pre-departure seminar (on campus)) 2 hours x 2 sessions
Seminar (Return briefing seminar (on campus)) 2 hours x 1 session

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
Group project 2500 words 50% N/A
Reflective journal 3000 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
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
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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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