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Global Strategic Management (BUS338)

Organisational Unit Business
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S2
Description This capstone unit is aimed at preparing students to think strategically, and to explore contemporary global business issues, challenges and opportunities. The unit provides a conceptual framework of corporate global strategy, policy formulation and practice and integrates key functional areas of marketing, finance and human resource management. On completion, students will have the ability to formulate long-term strategies in response to environmental and competitive pressures ever present in the globalised world.
Unit Learning Outcomes 1. Demonstrate knowledge of the Strategic Management in a Global context
2. Apply Strategic Management knowledge in practical contexts
3. Exhibit effective communication and interpersonal skills
4. Evaluate Global Strategic Management issues and problems and develop evidence-based conclusions
5. Demonstrate the capability to engage in lifelong learning
6. Display the capability to think across cultures and contexts
7. Integrate knowledge of ethical issues into professional practice
Timetabled Learning Activities Seminars (South Street): All offerings of this unit include the equivalent of 30 hours of structured learning. Structured learning may include lectures, face-to-face seminars, workshops, online activities, consultations and coaching sessions. Some units may be delivered in an intensive mode. Students should refer to the published timetable, and Unit Guide for specific information about the timetabling of this unit.
Unit Learning Experiences The learning and teaching approach informing the assessment and activity selection and design in this unit are student-centred, constructivist, and outcome-based (SOLO), featuring predominantly active learning strategies with tasks that are open-ended, authentic, and scaffolded.
The unit uses blended learning which combines learning online with interactive workshops. Using this combination of online and face-to-face learning provides flexibility for all students to learn anytime (24/7), anywhere (with an Internet connection) at a pace that suits their learning style. In this unit students explore concepts online prior to workshops, through videos, audio, websites, simulations, readings, quizzes, blogs and online discussions. Workshops (online or face-to-face) are interactive and use active learning such as; guided instruction (e.g. small group and whole class discussion), role plays, simulations, case studies, scenario-based tasks, problem-based tasks, project-based tasks, presentations and enquiry-based tasks.
Assessment This unit has 4 assessments:
· Participation - 10%
· Individual report summary - 15%
· Group project - Part 1 - 30%, Part 2 - 5%
· Final exam - 40%
Prerequisites BUS123 Management in a Global Environment or BUS176 Foundations of Management and Governance or BUS145 Principles of management
Exclusions Students who have completed BUS349 Strategic Management or BUS317 Strategic Management may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Hospitality and Tourism Management (BBus) [New in 2019]
Hospitality and Tourism Management (BCom) [New in 2018]
International Business (BBus) [New in 2019]
International Business (BCom) [New in 2018]
International Business (BIB) [New in 2019]
Law + International Business [Combined] (LLB)+(BIB)
Management (BBus) [New in 2019]
Management (BCom) [New in 2018]
Appears in these Minors International Business
Management
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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BUS338
Dr Kingsley Dunstan
P/T Teaching Casual

e: K.Dunstan@murdoch.edu.au
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BUS338

MURDOCH: S2-External
MURDOCH: S2-Internal
Dr Kingsley Dunstan
P/T Teaching Casual

e: K.Dunstan@murdoch.edu.au
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