University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

INTBUS 7506 - International Business Strategy (M)

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: 4339
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 36 hours per Trimester
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: (ACCTING 7025 or ACCTING 7025OL) and COMMERCE 7039 and COMMGMT 7006 and ECON 7200 and INTBUS 7500 and MARKETNG 7104
Assessment: Exam/assignments/tests/group work as prescribed at first lecture

The course focuses on the development of skills to understand the issues that managers face in operating in international markets and supply chains. Students will develop an understanding of the conceptual frameworks that clarify the relationships between the business environment, domestic and global strategies. They will also have the opportunity to develop an applied research project that focuses on a key strategic decision facing senior management involved in entering an overseas market for the first time; or expanding existing operations into a new foreign market as part of a corporate strategy. This course addresses how multinational firms leverage their capabilities and competencies to create competitive advantages in international and global markets. Topics include assessing foreign markets attractiveness; understanding the impact of institutional differences across countries entry mode choice, international strategic alliances, competitive dynamics, global innovation, strategies and structures and assessing the challenges of corporate governance and corporate social responsibility for international business. The course will include problem-based learning, with case study workshops, as an integral part of the program

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Postgraduate Coursework
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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
4339 Mon 18/09/2023 Wed 20/09/2023 Fri 27/10/2023 Wed 22/11/2023

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
36105 SE01 30 18 13 Sep - 13 Sep Wednesday 10am - 5pm Nexus10, 102, Teaching Room
27 Sep - 27 Sep Wednesday 10am - 5pm Nexus10, 102, Teaching Room
11 Oct - 11 Oct Wednesday 10am - 5pm Nexus10, 102, Teaching Room
25 Oct - 25 Oct Wednesday 10am - 5pm Nexus10, 102, Teaching Room
8 Nov - 8 Nov Wednesday 10am - 5pm Nexus10, 102, Teaching Room
22 Nov - 22 Nov Wednesday 10am - 5pm Nexus10, 102, Teaching Room