MGMT5511 Introduction to Global Business

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
This unit focuses on a number of theoretical and practical issues related to managing and practising international business.
Students are able to (1) access the core academic literature in the field of global/international business; (2) explain and evaluate the business, policy and social contexts framing global business practice and operation; (3) critically evaluate the effect of global and local issues on global business; (4) identify, develop and communicate appropriate management strategies in managing and practising global business; (5) demonstrate an awareness of social and ethical issues influencing global business; (6) develop written and oral communication skills; and (7) develop competencies to work in teams.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) individual written assignment and individual presentation; (2) group presentation and report; and (3) final examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Chris Chalon (Semester 1), Dr Ron Maas (Semester 2)
Unit rules
BUSN5100 Applied Professional Business Communications;
WACE/TEE English
Contact hours
lectures/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
Unit Outline
Semester 1-2020 [SEM-1-2020]
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  • Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available via the Booktopia Textbook Finder, which has the functionality to search by course code, course, ISBN and title, and may also be posted or available at the appropriate school's administrative offices. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.