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MGMT2341 International Management

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 1OnlineOnline timetabled
Semester 1AlbanyMulti-mode
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Level 2 core unit in the Global Business major sequence
  • Level 2 option in the Management major sequence
  • Level 2 elective
This is an introductory unit, but it assumes some basic familiarity with economics and accounting. Theories, models and analytical frameworks are examined to understand the firm in an international context. Major themes include national culture; analysis of economic, political, legal environments; international trade theory; foreign exchange theories; foreign direct investment; theories of multinational enterprise; control collaborative strategies; multinational finance; and human resource management. Case studies and a student project provide opportunities to apply concepts learned in the unit.
Students are able to (1) identify the key external and internal factors that influence the management of international organisations; (2) demonstrate how major management functions and skills vary as a result of managing organisations internationally; (3) describe why and how ethics and corporate social responsibility vary when managing organisations internationally; (4) describe the contribution that teamwork and virtuality have in international project management; (5) demonstrate writing and oral communication skills; and (6) apply virtuality to international management practice.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) tutorial activities; (2) individual case analysis; and (3) examinations. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit except in the case of a bachelor's pass degree student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 overall and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Donella Caspersz
Unit rules
MGMT1135 Organisational Behaviour or MGMT1136 Management and Organisations
MGMT3341 International Management
Contact hours
lectures/tutorials/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
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  • Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit, one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook one week prior the commencement of study. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Information on essential textbooks will also be made available on the Essential Textbooks. This website is updated regularly in the lead up to semester so content may change. It is recommended that students purchase essential textbooks for convenience due to the frequency with which they will be required during the unit. A limited number of textbooks will be made available from the Library in print and will also be made available online wherever possible. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus.