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MIBS6001: Global Business Environment

This unit aims to build a systematic approach to analysing contemporary developments in the global business environment. Topics covered include political regulation and political risk, international cooperation on trade and investment, the diversity of capitalism, technological and social change, and business responses to climate change. Business responses to the global business environment is a focus, with students actively learning through real-world cases, problem-solving and workshops. The unit provides students with the opportunity to develop skills in comparative and country analysis, assessing and managing risk and identifying business opportunities, designing risk identification and forecasting systems, as well as a consideration of ethics and human rights in business.

Code MIBS6001
Academic unit International Business
Credit points 6
IBUS6001 or IBUS6002

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

  • LO1. use conceptual frameworks for analysing the political, economic, social, technological and ecological factors impacting on global business operations
  • LO2. apply your knowledge about the global business environment to actual business situations
  • LO3. identify, collect, classify, evaluate, and utilise 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