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Postgraduate International Study Tour (MBS672)

Organisational Unit Business
Credit Points 3
Description Provides business managers with cross-cultural skills and knowledge to establish productive business relationships in China and to establish and manage business ventures for foreign companies operating there. Topics: Chinese commercial negotiating styles; bargaining strategies; cultivating trust, building influence networks; decision making processes; contracts; business customs, etiquette; conflict; market entry modes; levels of government for approvals and licenses; joint venture partner selection; joint venture negotiations, structures, staffing and control; political systems and structures.
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Prerequisites Enrolment in a graduate-level course.
Previously 2013: 'Chinese Business Enterprise Development'
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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