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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 3107

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
167742

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 3)

Second Semester
(Study Period 6)
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Course aim

Students will develop a framework for analysing opportunities and risks in a global business environment, by examining the interaction of the political, economic, and cultural forces that shape production, trade flows and other variables that create the global landscape of business. The course also illustrates how globalisation influences strategy and performance within organisations and examines organisation-level decisions in the context of global forces.

Course content

This course covers a range of fundamental topics about international business environment, including: Globalisation and Internationalisation, International Trade and Investment, Cultural Issues in International Business, Political and legal systems, Government intervention, Emerging Markets, Global Strategic Structure and International Entry Strategy.

Textbooks

Cavusgil S.T., Knight G. & Riesenberger J. 2017, International Business: New Realities, Global edition, 4th Edn, Pearson , Harlow, Essex. 

Prerequisites

Completion of 54 units.

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
Proposal 1500 words 40% N/A
Business Plan 3000 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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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
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* 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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