This unit provides the foundational knowledge in international business. The focus is on understanding the strategy of firms in the context of increasing globalization of markets and production. Students gain knowledge about multinational enterprises from the developed and developing economies, theories and frameworks explaining foreign direct investment and trade and country and firm level factors that impact global strategy.
1 x 2-hr lecture/week, 1 x 1-hr tutorial/week
group assignment (30%), mid-semester exam (20%), tutorial participation (10%), final exam (40%)