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Australian School of Business Management

MGMT5601 GLOBAL BUSINESS AND MULTINATIONAL ENTERPRISE

Course Outline Semester 1, 2013
Part A: Course-Specific Information Part B: Key Policies, Student Responsibilities and Support

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Table of Contents
PART A: COURSE-SPECIFIC INFORMATION 1 2 STAFF CONTACT DETAILS COURSE DETAILS 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 4 4 4 5 5 5 7 8 8 9 9 11 11 12 13 14 15 15 16 16 16 17 17 17 17 17 18

2.1 Teaching Times and Locations 2.2 Units of Credit 2.3 Summary of Course 2.4 Course Aims and Relationship to Other Courses 2.5 Student Learning Outcomes 3 LEARNING AND TEACHING ACTIVITIES 3.1 Approach to Learning and Teaching in the Course 3.2 Learning Activities and Teaching Strategies 4 ASSESSMENT 4.1 Formal Requirements 4.2 Assessment Details 4.3 Assignment Submission Procedure 4.4 Late Submission 5 6 7 8. 9. COURSE RESOURCES COURSE EVALUATION AND DEVELOPMENT COURSE SCHEDULE LIST OF SEMINAR CASES ASSESSMENT COVER SHEETS

GROUP PRESENTATION ASSESSMENT SHEET MGMT 5601 Individual paper assessment sheet MGMT 5601 School of Management ASSIGNMENT COVER SHEET PART B: KEY POLICIES, STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES AND SUPPORT 1 2 3 PROGRAM LEARNING GOALS AND OUTCOMES ACADEMIC HONESTY AND PLAGIARISM STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES AND CONDUCT

3.1 Workload 3.2 Attendance 3.3 General Conduct and Behaviour 3.4 Occupational Health and Safety 3.5 Keeping Informed 4 5 SPECIAL CONSIDERATION AND SUPPLEMENTARY EXAMINATIONS STUDENT RESOURCES AND SUPPORT

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PART A: COURSE-SPECIFIC INFORMATION 1 STAFF CONTACT DETAILS Lecturer-in-charge/tutor: Room: Phone No: Email: Consultation Times: Dr Youngok Kim ASB 534A 9385 5835 y.kim@unsw.edu.au Tuesday 2-3pm

* In special circumstances, students can make an appointment outside regular consultation hours either by email or phone.

2 COURSE DETAILS
2.1 Teaching Times and Locations
Mon Mon Mon Tues 18:00-19:30 16:00-17:30 19:30-21:00 16:00-17:30 New South Global Theatre Webster 138 ASBus 118 Webster 138 Lecture Seminar Seminar Seminar NB:

Times and locations may be subject to change depending on student enrolment.

2.2

Units of Credit

The course is worth 6 units of credit.

2.3

Summary of Course

This course surveys the theory and practice of international business affecting the multinational enterprise (MNE). The course focuses on the changing international business environments, the process of globalisation and its impact on firms, the role of supranational organisations, and corporate social responsibility for international business.

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Course Aims and Relationship to Other Courses

The aims of this course are: to explore how MNEs’ strategic decisions and actions can be affected by many different types of external forces (political, economic, socio-cultural) in the home and host countries in which MNEs operate. to assess the role of supranational organisations, especially the WTO and regional economic blocs as increasingly important stakeholders to MNEs. to enhance students’ readiness to practice management beyond their specific national contexts.

This course is usually chosen by students fulfilling a requirement for their degree and/or specialization or by students seeking to expand their management knowledge. Regardless of whether you take it as a requirement or as a choice, it is important to highlight that this course only gives you some rudimentary tools to cope with a certain range of issues faced by MNEs. In order to gain a fuller picture of the challenges faced

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by these organisations and the tools required to handle them, it is suggested that you seriously consider taking, at minimum, the following courses: • • •

MGMT-5602: Cross Cultural Management MGMT-5603: Global Business Strategy and Management MGMT-5609: Global Business Operations and Management

Additional courses might be needed if your interests are related to specific knowledge domains such as international finance, international marketing, etc....
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