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IBUS6001: International Business Strategy

This unit analyses how multinational firms leverage their capabilities and competencies to create competitive advantages in international and global markets. Topics include assessing foreign market attractiveness; understanding the impact of differences in legal, cultural, political and economic regimes; evaluating international political and economic risk; building and operating global networks, including entry mode choice; understanding how managers design organisational architecture and implement internal control and incentive mechanisms; and assessing the challenges of global citizenship, ethical behaviour and social responsibility for international business. Problem-based learning, with case study workshops, is an integral part of the unit.

Code IBUS6001
Academic unit International Business
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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IBUS5003
Prohibitions:
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ECHS6008

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

  • LO1. evaluate and explain concepts, frameworks, and theories in the domain of international business strategy
  • LO2. apply the different business concepts, frameworks, and theories in the domain of international business strategy critically
  • LO3. identify, collect, classify, evaluate, and utilise useful information to prepare an international business news flash report
  • LO4. explain and analyse key problems of multinational corporations, and conclude with convincing solutions within real-world constraints
  • LO5. develop skills to work with people from diverse national backgrounds with inclusiveness, open-mindedness and integrity.

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