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Unit Overview


This unit requires students to develop a case study of a business venture in the Asian region following a four-week coursework component that covers the issue of strategy development especially in the Asian region, as well as operational issues related to business development. Students work in teams on this exercise and are mentored by the unit coordinator. Students are then required to defend their business proposition to a panel of experts including relevant external stakeholders.

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2AlbanyFace to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Level 3 core unit in the Global Business major sequence
  • Level 3 option in the Management major sequence
  • Level 3 elective

Students are able to (1) identify the key contextual issues affecting the formulation and implementation of an international business venture; (2) conceptualise, formulate and articulate (in both verbal and written form) appropriate responses to specific international business issues; (3) identify and utilise resources to develop an international business venture which includes personnel, financial, technological and other appropriate resources; (4) demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with others; (5) demonstrate appreciation of ethical and cultural diversity; and (6) develop critical thinking, analytical as well as interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and teamwork skills.


Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) group assignment & presentation; (2) participation; and (3) final examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Student may be offered supplementary assessment in this unit if they meet the eligibility criteria.

Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Chris Chalon
Unit rules
MGMT2341 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.
  • Contact hours provide an indication of the type and extent of in-class activities this unit may contain. The total amount of student work (including contact hours, assessment time, and self-study) will approximate 150 hours per 6 credit points.