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GMBA71-204: Global Business Leadership

Description

This subject addresses the opportunities and challenges of leading a successful and sustainable global organisation. From analysis of the political, economic, legislative and social environments in different countries and regions, to exploring the cultural distances between nations and the implications for managers, the course will provide techniques and frameworks to mitigate risks and harness opportunities. The course will cover technical issues (e.g. exchange rates, supply chain management) but will concentrate more on organisational and cultural dimensions of global business. It will address different management roles and structural implications of a multi-national enterprise’s strategic direction, examining also the different modes and methods for conducting international business, with particular emphasis on foreign direct investment and developing and managing joint ventures.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeGMBA71-204
EFTSL0.125
FacultyBond Business School
Semesters offered
  • May 2020 [Non-Standard Offering - Bond-BBT]
  • January 2021 [Non-Standard Offering - Bond-BBT]
  • May 2021 [Non-Standard Offering - Bond-BBT]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Business and Commerce
Subject feesOffshore program fee

Learning outcomes

1. Development of basic knowledge of the major contextual issues encountered in international business, including sociocultural and cross cultural contexts and business environmental aspects external to the firm.
2. Understanding of internationalisation and globalisation processes that have conditioned the nature and context of international business
3. Possess basic knowledge of the major aspects of international business development, including the identification of patterns of alternative organisational structures to support internationalisation.
4. Possess basic knowledge of the basic theories that help explain international trade and investment, and relate these theories to current world trade/investment patterns
5. Explain processes and issues involved in effectively managing an international firm
6. An understanding of critical cross cultural issues involved in international business leadership and management

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students
  • This subject is not available to students on US Financial Aid.
  • Students on a Student Visa may be restricted from enrolment due to the mode of delivery in the chosen semester. Check the subject outline for further details.

Must be admitted into a BBT/MBA Program

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens11/11/2018
Semester start14/01/2019
Subject start14/01/2019
Cancellation 1?28/01/2019
Cancellation 2?01/02/2019
Last enrolment26/01/2019
Withdraw – Financial?11/02/2019
Withdraw – Academic?28/02/2019
Teaching census?10/02/2019
Non-Standard Offering - Bond-BBT
Enrolment opens11/11/2018
Semester start01/01/2019
Subject start14/01/2019
Cancellation 1?28/01/2019
Cancellation 2?01/02/2019
Last enrolment26/01/2019
Withdraw – Financial?11/02/2019
Withdraw – Academic?28/02/2019
Teaching census?10/02/2019
Non-Standard Offering - Bond BBT
Enrolment opens18/03/2019
Semester start01/05/2019
Subject start13/05/2019
Cancellation 1?27/05/2019
Cancellation 2?31/05/2019
Last enrolment25/05/2019
Withdraw – Financial?10/06/2019
Withdraw – Academic?27/06/2019
Teaching census?09/06/2019