Course Title: Research international business opportunities

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4222

Course Title: Research international business opportunities

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 20.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T TAFE Business


Course Contact: John Fowler

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5666

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit addresses the application of knowledge and skills to investigate business opportunities outside Australia and through offshore licensing. The activity could be undertaken by an owner/manager of a business or someone with a brief to investigate such opportunities. The unit does not cover scanning international markets to choose a country or country with which to do business. That area is covered in BSBINT403A Research international markets.

If you are undertaking this course in Melbourne from semester 2, 2012 onwards your teacher will advise you if you require access to a computer for the course. It is recommended that you have access to a mobile computing device to allow greater flexibility in terms of where you can work on campus outside class times.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBINT401B Research international business opportunities


1. Identify international business opportunities

2. Identify business skills

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

The student must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a particular competency to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, homework and in class exercises, written tests, practical problem solving exercises, presentations and practical tests. Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met. Students will beprovided with feedbackthroughout the courseto check their progress.

Assessment comprises: Individual Assignments, Major Report and Presentation