Skip to main content
Unit of study_

IBUS1101: Global Business

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.

Code IBUS1101
Academic unit International Business
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
? 
None
Corequisites:
? 
None
Prohibitions:
? 
None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Identify key differences across borders that impact firms crossing cultural, national, and political borders
  • LO2. Understand different strategies multinational firms can employ to exploit opportunities outside home countries and address international business challenges
  • LO3. Define and apply key theories and concepts in international business. Demonstrate an understanding of the variety of approaches to address international business issues.
  • LO4. Work effectively in multicultural groups to exchange and develop ideas, demonstrating ability to influence people from different national and cultural backgrounds.
  • LO5. Source, interpret, and use relevant data and research from a range of academic sources and media outlets. Communicate findings and ideas effectively and professionally using a range of oral and written communication modes in global business contexts.
  • LO6. Communicate research findings and ideas effectively and professionally using a range of oral and written communication modes in global business contexts.