Course Title: International Business

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: International Business

Credit Points: 12.00

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 2018,
Sem 2 2018,
Sem 2 2019

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,
Offsh3 18,
Offsh1 19,
Offsh3 19

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 2017,
Viet1 2018,
Viet3 2018,
Viet2 2019,
Viet3 2019

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

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM3085

Shanghai Uni of Int Bus & Econ

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

OFFSe22018 (All)

BUSM3085

Shanghai Uni of Int Bus & Econ

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

OFFSe22019 (All)

Course Coordinator: Dr Joseph Kim

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 (03) 9925 1374

Course Coordinator Email: joseph.kim@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 80.09.73

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.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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

 

CLO1: Articulate core concepts and theories concerning the global business environment and multinational enterprises that engage in international operations.

CLO2: Critically analyse current events in the global business environment, and strategy and operations of multinational enterprises by applying relevant conceptual frameworks and theories.

CLO3: Demonstrate improved skills in research, teamwork, problem solving and communication.

CLO4: Enhance readiness to practise management beyond your specific national 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 /Canvas. 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: 10%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3

Assessment Task 2: 40%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

Assessment Task 3: 50%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4