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IBUS6110: Managerial Cognition and Int'l Business

This unit of study is structured to equip students with the concepts, tools and techniques to understand managerial cognition and how that can be leveraged to achieve competitive advantage in international business. The unit of study covers attention, heuristic and managerial capital to elaborate the role of managerial cognition in achieving competitive advantage in international business. The unit builds on understanding the concepts of global strategy taught in global business units and provides students an opportunity to advance their knowledge in application of strategic management in international business. The unit uses a variety of learning methods such as case discussion, role play and real life analysis.

Code IBUS6110
Academic unit International Business
Credit points 6

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

  • LO1. Able to evaluate appropriate theory and conceptual frameworks that are relevant to the managerial cognition
  • LO2. Explain and critically assess the cognitive challenges and opportunities faced by the managers within the global economy
  • LO3. Apply conceptual frameworks effectively to different business problems in order to derive insights about managerial cognition
  • LO4. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, using a range of modes of communication including presentations and writing effectively to different audiences
  • LO5. Collaborate effectively with others by structuring work assignments in an effective way to meet deadlines and manage team conflict

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.