Global Business

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Global Business

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Business, International Business

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit examines the drivers of globalisation and the diversity of country markets at an introductory level. It develops the skills and understanding to identify and respond to the opportunities, challenges and risks of conducting business across politically, economically and culturally diverse environments. An authentic country feasibility study is undertaken to help identify where a firm can find opportunities both in terms of actual and potential markets and the location for value-adding activities. The unit aims for students to have developed a comprehension of the nature and role of globalisation and the drivers of international business, a. knowledge of the competitive forces and challenges confronting all business as a consequence of globalisation processes and an awareness of the additional knowledge and skills required of management to operate business internationally across a diversity of environments.
    Learning Outcomes
    On the successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
    1. Compare and contrast international market and investment potential of countries and market entry methods to make informed judgements and decisions regarding market suitability and market entry.
    2. Analyse authentic international business situations and issues, and identify and discuss ways in which internationalisation contributes to business expansion.
    3. Apply information literacy, written communication and teamwork skills to work effectively with others in preparing a professional country analysis report.
    Students will receive feedback in various forms throughout the semester which may include:
    • Informal: worked examples, such as verbal feedback in class, personal consultation
    • Formal: in writing, such as checklists (e.g. criteria sheets), written commentary
    • Direct: to individual students, either in written form or in consultation
    • Indirect: to the whole class

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