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Department: Management and Marketing
BUSI5G815: Global Business
|Type||Tied||Level||4||Credits||15||Availability||Available in 2021/22|
Excluded Combination of Modules
- To explore concepts and practices related to managing in a turbulent, dynamic global environment.
- Globalisation: forces, drivers, debates: the new competitive environment
- The Global Expansion of the Corporation â€“ challenging traditional market expansion
- International business theories and frameworks
- The BRIC (emerging markets) economies and Bottom of the Pyramid strategies challenging the traditional market entry strategies of multinational corporations and transnational corporations
- Managing in organisations operating across borders: beyond strategy, structure, systems
- Typologies of international organisations â€“ emerging new organisational forms
- Intra-firm collaboration
- Inter-firm collaboration: strategic alliances
- International entrepreneurship and small and medium size enterprises
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Have a critical understanding of the impact and interdependence of global events on the management of organisations;
- Have an understanding of the paradoxical contradictions and tensions involved in global strategic management.
- Be able to critically evaluate the practical relevance of the theoretical concepts presented.
- Written communication; planning, organising and time management; problem solving and analysis; using initiative; computer literacy.
Modes of Teaching, Learning and Assessment and how these contribute to the learning outcomes of the module
- The learning outcomes will be met through a combination of lectures, guided reading and discussion of case studies.
- The assessment of the module, by written assignment, is designed to test: the acquisition and articulation of knowledge; conceptual understanding and evaluation.
Teaching Methods and Learning Hours
|Lectures||10||1 per week||2 hours||20|
|Seminars||4||1 per fortnight||1 hour||4||■|
|Preparation, Reading, Data Collection and Independent Study||126|
|Component: Written assignment||Component Weighting: 100%|
|Element||Length / duration||Element Weighting||Resit Opportunity|
|Written assignment||2,500 words (Max.).||100%|
1,000 word (max) contextual analysis.
■ Attendance at all activities marked with this symbol will be monitored. Students who fail to attend these activities, or to complete the summative or formative assessment specified above, will be subject to the procedures defined in the University's General Regulation V, and may be required to leave the University