This unit of study, third in the sequence of six core units students complete in the MIB program, focuses on how international companies win and lose in global competition. Topics include international strategies such as entry mode choices, cross-border strategic alliances, joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions. The emphasis of the unit is on the application of contextual knowledge about international business and strategic management theories as tailored to emerging markets, and in particular to analyse decisions faced by companies operating in the Asia Pacific region.
1 x 3 hr lecture/seminar per week
individual report and class participation (45%), group presentation and report (25%), final examination (30%)
This unit is available only to students enrolled in the Master of International Business.
MIBS6001 and MIBS6002Co-requisites
IBUS6001 or IBUS6002