MNMGT516-22A (HAM)

Understanding Global Business Practice

15 Points

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Paper Description

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In this paper, BMS(Hons) students will engage with NZ-based exporters, and reflect on international business practices.
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Paper Structure

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This paper is taught through lectures, workshops and guest speakers. The paper also includes a study tour of international businesses (to be conducted virtually in 2022).

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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:

  • Reflection
    Recognise and reflect on the key aspects of international businesses and/or NZ-based
    exporting businesses;
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  • Application
    Apply their learning from a range of general management and discipline-specific papers
    to reflect on how businesses can effectively operate in the global business environment.
    Linked to the following assessments:
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Assessment

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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Online Discussion Post
20 Mar 2022
11:30 AM
15
  • Online: Moodle Forum Discussion
2. Online Discussion Reply
20 Mar 2022
11:30 PM
5
  • Online: Moodle Forum Discussion
3. Market Analysis
2 May 2022
11:30 PM
20
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Reflections on Global Business Practice
23 May 2022
11:30 AM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
5. NZ Exporters Group Case - Reporting, Reflection and Recommendations
20 Jun 2022
11:30 AM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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Dunung, S. P. (2020). Global Business Managment. Flatworld. Available at https://students.flatworldknowledge.com/course/2599721.

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Recommended Readings

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See Waikato Reading Lists for full reading list by topic. See https://rl.talis.com/3/waikato/lists/C08CAC63-3301-F299-DB08-A0B17FCA387A.html?login=1
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Online Support

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See course page in Moodle.
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Workload

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The expected workload for this paper is 150 hours. This includes 28-36 contact hours (or time online) (weeks 1-8) with the remaining hours for study and assessment over the duration of the course (weeks 1-12).
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Linkages to Other Papers

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Students are expected to integrate their learning from other papers (both BMS(Hons)-specific general management papers and their discipline specific

papers) into the assessment for this paper.
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