The aim of this topic is to give students an understanding of many of the aspects of engaging in international business in an increasingly globalised world. The topic introduces students to the range of overlapping forces that impact on businesses when they trade or invest in foreign markets. The topic looks at the forces of change driving the increasing momentum of globalisation and aims to assist students to assess and think critically about these issues and about how a business can organise for sustainability and success in an ever changing international business environment. Focus is given to students developing and practicing their communication and teamwork skills; important attributes for international business.
This topic is designed to create opportunities for students to explore a wide range of interactive forces that influence the development and conduct of international business. In particular, the aim is for students to understand the foreign business context as involving a series of inter related elements that include political, legal, economic, socio-cultural, technology, ethical and environmental factors.
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