STMGT305-20A (HAM)

Doing Business Internationally

15 Points

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Division of Management
School of Management and Marketing

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Paper Description

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In the global economy, international business provides opportunities and threats for organisations of all sizes. This paper focuses on the international business environment, the risks and opportunities of internationalisation, market readiness and foreign market selection for the multinational enterprises and SMEs.

The complexities of doing business internationally are considered, particularly the cultural, political and regulatory differences between advanced economies and emerging markets, how that impacts international market selection and market entry strategies. The fundamentals of international business that will be covered in this course include internationalisation, differences between domestic and international markets, and international market entry modes.

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Paper Structure

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This is an in-class paper, online content and information are available on Moodle. Students will engage in class discussion, and in self-learning activities and research on their own or in small groups.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Learning Outcome
    Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:
    1. Identify the cross-border challenges, constraints and complexities faced by firms in
    the international business environment
    2. Evaluate the internationalisation process of a firm in the dynamic global economy
    3. Develop and compare creative growth strategies for international markets
    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.  INDIVIDUAL IB Culture theory and CASE STUDY negotiations
11 Apr 2020
2:00 PM
25
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2.  INDIVIDUAL: ENGAGEMENT, DISCUSSION & PARTICIPATION
29 May 2020
2:00 PM
20
  • In Class: In Lecture
3. Group Presentation: IB activities, market selection and entry modes
5 Jun 2020
11:00 AM
15
  • Hand-in: In Lecture
4. Group Report: IB activities, market selection and entry modes
5 Jun 2020
11:00 AM
15
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
5. INDIVIDUAL Literature review- Internationalization (Barriers/Drivers)
9 May 2020
12:00 AM
25
  • 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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https://waikato.rl.talis.com/lists/247BC4E7-B80A-AD2B-266C-255542F97D21.html
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Online Support

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Moodle
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Workload

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200 hrs approx.
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Linkages to Other Papers

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Prerequisite(s)

Prerequisite papers: STMG191 or STMGT101

Corequisite(s)

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Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: INMG317

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