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MIBS6003: Global Strategy

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.

Code MIBS6003
Academic unit International Business
Credit points 6
MIBS6001 and MIBS6002
IBUS6001 or IBUS6002

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

  • LO1. conceptualise the role of strategy in creating competitive advantage for global corporations
  • LO2. analyse the competitive environment facing the global corporations, isolate potential sources of competitive advantages and identify country specific institutional factors to devise global strategy
  • LO3. apply theoretical frameworks to compare strategic options for entry into foreign markets
  • LO4. explain key aspects of sustainable global organisations to develop new knowledge and share them within a network of global subsidiaries
  • LO5. demonstrate the ability to design, develop and execute global strategy.