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International Business Strategy - MGMT704

This unit draws upon concepts and theoretical frameworks from interdisciplinary sources as well as practical industry and firm-level case studies and experiential exercises in order to examine various issues relevant to conducting business across national borders. The unit addresses not only the economic dimension of the international business environment, but also its political, cultural and technological dimensions, all of which interact in complex ways to generate opportunities and threats at the firm level. It will introduce students to vital matters in strategic decision making in the global markets to provide insights on the practices and policies used by competing businesses worldwide for developing strategies for competitive advantage. It explores the challenges, dynamics and processes involved in managing a multi-national company.

The underpinning of this unit is the practical real-life, real-time knowledge gained by students through experiential learning. This unit is taught through lectures, discussions and experiential exercises. This unit will examine critical issues and perspectives which have been identified in the extant academic and professional literature.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 External - Session 1, External (On-campus dates: None)

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Dr Robert Jack, Associate Professor Yue Wang

Admission to MRes Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): BUS804
Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Marketing and Management

Faculty of Business and Economics

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