Course Title: International Business

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: International Business

Credit Points: 12


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM1222

City Campus

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2006,
Sem 2 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017

BUSM1227

Singapore Inst of Management

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Offsh 3 11,
Offsh1 12,
Offsh3 12,
Offsh1 13,
Offsh3 13,
Offsh1 14,
Offsh3 14,
Offsh1 15,
Offsh3 15,
Offsh1 16,
Offsh3 16,
Offsh1 17

BUSM2194

Hong Kong Management Associatn

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Offsh4 12

BUSM3085

Shanghai Uni of Int Bus & Econ

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Offsh 3 10,
Offsh 3 11,
Offsh3 12,
Offsh3 13,
Offsh3 14,
Offsh3 15,
Offsh3 16,
Offsh3 17

BUSM3311

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Viet1 2010,
Viet2 2010,
Viet3 2010,
Viet1 2011,
Viet2 2011,
Viet3 2011,
Viet1 2012,
Viet2 2012,
Viet3 2012,
Viet1 2013,
Viet2 2013,
Viet3 2013,
Viet2 2014,
Viet1 2015,
Viet2 2015,
Viet3 2015,
Viet1 2016,
Viet2 2016,
Viet3 2016,
Viet1 2017,
Viet3 2017

BUSM4106

East Gippsland TAFE Bairnsdale

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2010

BUSM4393

Universitas Pelita Harapan

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Offsh2 15,
Offsh2 16,
Offsh2 17

Course Coordinator: Dr Shea Fan

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5812

Course Coordinator Email: shea.fan@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 80.09

Course Coordinator Availability: By Appointment


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

This course provides you with a fundamental understanding of international aspects of business and management, including international business contexts, actors and their actions. It addresses the theory and patterns of international business, as well as the macro and micro challenges in international business. This course provides a broad view of various factors underlying roles and responsibilities of international business in society.

This course includes a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry and/or community is integral to your experience.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  1.  Apply theoretical and technical knowledge to provide in-depth specialist and professional advice related to international business operations and strategy, cross culture management and ethical standards.
  2. Critically analyse and synthesise information to formulate effective business decisions.
  3. Apply an adaptive and collaborative approach to working with others in a variety of business and professional contexts.


Overview of Learning Activities

A range of individual and group activities are designed to help you achieve their learning outcomes. The key learning activities in this course may include:

  • Lecture/tutorials: Lecture and tutorials will be run weekly with a focus on introducing and discussing various topics covered in this course.
  • Group discussion: In order to strengthen your understanding towards a topic/case and to develop team work, you may be involved in in-class and/or online group discussion on the topics/cases given by the lecturer.
  • Readings: This course does not have a prescribed textbook. You are expected to read accredited academic materials related to this course. While some readings will be recommended by academics (such as weekly readings), you are also expected to search and read more academic materials (such as journal articles and books) to consolidate your understanding on the course topics and to satisfy the reference criteria of assignment(s).
  • On-line activities: You will be required to engage in various on-line learning activities. International online engagement will be promoted in this course.


Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through MyRMIT /Blackboard. In addition to topic notes; assessment details and a study schedule you may also be provided with links to relevant online information; readings; audio and video clips and communication tools to facilitate collaboration with your peers and to share information. 

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities contact the Business Liaison Librarian for your school. Contact details for Business Liaison Librarians are located online on the RMIT Library website.

Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator will be made available to you as required during the teaching period.


Overview of Assessment

The assessment tasks, their weighting and the course learning outcomes to which they are aligned are as follows:

Assessment Task 1: 50%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3

Assessment Task 2: 50%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.