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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 2080

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
163801

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
No

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Timetable/s

2018 timetable due for release in October.

Course aim

Business operates in a global marketplace. As a result, business professionals need to understand the international business environment and its impact upon their organisation’s operations. The course examines the structure and features of the global marketplace, how organisations interact with that marketplace, and how they respond to its complexities.

Course content

Globalisation and international business environment
Political, economic, and technological features of international business
Multi-lateral institutions such as the IMF, World Bank and World Trade Organization
Foreign direct investment
Outsourcing and supply chain management
International business strategies including entry, development, and control systems

Textbooks

Cavusgil, Knight, Reisenberger, Rammal and Rose 2015, International Business, 2nd Edn, Pearson, Australia

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Case study 2500 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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