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Prerequisite(s)

Nil


Corequisite(s)

Nil


Course aim

This course provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the operation of business in the international arena, and explores its impact on organisational management and leadership, business strategy, and business conduct. The course considers the role of regulatory bodies and the influence of key societal and other factors on international business activities, examines current debates, theories and practices in the field of international business, and provides students with skills to analyse and apply micro and macro aspects of global business to organisational managment .

Students completing the course develop a body of knowledge that:

  • Contributes to a comprehensive and integrated application of international business principles to recent developments in the field of senior organisational management and leadership in international business environments.
  • Provides a pathway for further learning.

Course content

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Globalisation and International Business
  • Ethical 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.


Teaching method

ComponentDuration
Internal, City West
Seminar3 hours x 10 weeks
External, City West
External (Asynchronous and Synchronous Online Discussion)30 hours equiv. x N/A
External, Hopkins Training and Education Group, Offshore
External (Asynchronous and Synchronous Online Discussion)30 hours equiv. x N/A
Internal, City West, (intensive)
Seminar30 hours x N/A
External, City West, (intensive)
External30 hours equiv. x N/A
External, City West
External30 hours equiv x N/A
Internal, Hong Kong Management Association, Offshore
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

TaskLengthWeightingDuration
Internal, City West
Group Assignment: Case Study Report and Presentation3000 words30%N/A
Individual Negotiation Simulation report2000 words30%N/A
Individual assignment: Global Market Opportunities2500 words40%N/A
External, City West
Group Assignment: Case Study Report and Presentation3000 words30%N/A
Individual assignment: Global Market Opportunities2500 words40%N/A
Written synthesis/evalution of key issues in designated week100010%N/A
Individual weekly contribution to seminar topic discussion and questions1200 words total20%N/A
External, Hopkins Training and Education Group, Offshore
Group Assignment: Case Study Report and Presentation3000 words30%N/A
Individual assignment: Global Market Opportunities2500 words40%N/A
Written synthesis/evalution of key issues in designated week100010%N/A
Individual weekly contribution to seminar topic discussion and questions1200 words total20%N/A
Internal, City West, (intensive)
Group Assignment: Case Study Report and Presentation3000 words30%N/A
Individual Negotiation Simulation report2000 words30%N/A
Individual assignment: Global Market Opportunities2500 words40%N/A
External, City West, (intensive)
Group Assignment: Case Study Report and Presentation3000 words30%N/A
Individual Negotiation Simulation report2000 words30%N/A
Individual assignment: Global Market Opportunities2500 words40%N/A
External, City West
Group Assignment: Case Study Report and Presentation3000 words30%N/A
Individual assignment: Global Market Opportunities2500 words40%N/A
Written synthesis/evalution of key issues in designated week100010%N/A
Individual weekly contribution to seminar topic discussion and questions1200 words total20%N/A
Internal, Hong Kong Management Association, Offshore
Group Assignment: Case Study Report and Presentation3000 words30%N/A
Individual assignment: Global Market Opportunities2500 words40%N/A
Written synthesis/evalution of key issues in designated week100010%N/A
Individual weekly contribution to seminar topic discussion and questions1200 words total20%N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* 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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