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International Management (BUS323)

Organisational Unit School of Management and Governance
Credit Points 4
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external
DUBAI-ISC: TMD-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TMA-internal
KDUPJ: S1U-internal
SGP1: TMB -internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Description This unit aims to provide a framework for the analysis of problems and issues in managing an international business. The focus is on contemporary worldwide issues of competitiveness and how these are influenced by the cultural, political and economic environments. Topics: cross-cultural management issues; international strategic planning; international organisational structures; cross-cultural communication, decision-making, motivation and leadership; expatriation and repatriation of managers; and international human resource management and labour relations.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 2 hours per week; seminar: 1 hour per week.
Assessment This unit consists of three assignment components: an individual case study analysis to assess students competence of analysing business scenarios with learnt knowledge (20%); a group based major project that helps students align textbook knowledge to real business operations (30%); and a final exam of 50%.

The forms of feedback in this unit includes but not limited to workshops tutors, assessments evaluations, communication with the unit coordinator by email, telephone and face to face discussion during consultation time; online discussion with the unit coordinator, tutors and peers.
Prerequisites BUS240 Organisation and Management Development or BUS223 Organisational Theory and Behaviour or BUS293 Organisational Theory & Behaviour or BUS298 Organisation Development and Change or BUS297 Principles of Human Resources Management
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
International Management (BUS344) - as for BUS323 except as follows
Organisational Unit School of Management and Governance
Credit Points 3
Availability Not available this year
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 2 hours per week; seminars: 1 hour per week.
Assessment This unit consists of three assessment components: an individual case study analysis to assess students competence of analysing business scenarios with learnt knowledge (20%); a group based major project that helps students align textbook knowledge to real business operations (30%); and a final exam of 50%.

The forms of feedback in this unit includes but not limited to workshop tutors, assessments evaluations, communication with the unit co-ordinator by email, telephone and face to face discussion during consultation time; online discussion with the unit coordinator, tutors and peers.
Prerequisites BUS240 Organisation and Management Development or BUS223 Organisational Theory and Behaviour or BUS293 Organisational Theory & Behaviour or BUS298 Organisation Development and Change or BUS297 Principles of Human Resources Management
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed BUS323 International Management may not enrol in this unit for credit.
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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