International Trade Logistics

University of Newcastle

Course Description

  • Course Name

    International Trade Logistics

  • Host University

    University of Newcastle

  • Location

    Newcastle, Australia

  • Area of Study

    International Business, International Trade

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Assumed knowledge

    Assumed knowledge for this course is IBUS1000 - Managing International Business Risk

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    More and more companies are expanding their business operations beyond national environments. When operating globally and providing for a global market, varying factors and issues come into play. This course introduces you to practical operational issues related to conducting business internationally. International logistics, supply chain management, export procedures, and project management as they relate to both the flow of goods and services are central topics. Cross cultural perspectives are emphasised with learning experiences planned to develop important communication and interpersonal skills.

    Contemporary scenarios, cases, and hands-on exercises are methods utilised to provide you with an integrative understanding of international operational environments and associated complexities.

    Learning outcomes

    On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

    1. Apply fundamental logistics, supply chain management, export management, and project management skills

    2. Analyse, synthesise and critically evaluate managerial issues relating to the above operational areas

    3. Interrelate these operations to other facets of international business, including strategy, marketing, finance, and cross-cultural management and negotiations

    4. Engage in autonomous and collaborative projects that communicate cross cultural perspectives informed by critical and adaptive thinking

    5. Demonstrate an integrative awareness of the political, cultural, and economic influences upon international spheres of business operations

    6. Demonstrate project time, task, and evaluation skills

    7. Employ the process of research and inquiry to support problem solving and decision making

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.