Courses - Faculty of Business And Economics


International Business

Stage I

INTBUS 151
15 Points

INTBUS 151G
15 Points

Business across Borders

Business on a global scale presents unique challenges and unrivalled opportunities to companies equipped to cross national boundaries. Set against a background of current events, the course explores the influence of international trade and multinational corporations on the contemporary global economy.

Restriction: BUSINESS 101, INTBUS 201, 202

Stage II

INTBUS 201
15 Points

Foundations of International Business

Explores the distinctive nature of business conducted beyond the boundary of the domestic market. Examines how firms reach multinational scale while exposed to the turbulence and complexity of international political and economic forces.

Prerequisite: BUSINESS 102 or MGMT 101, and ECON 111 or 151 or 152 or 191, or 15 points from ECON 111, 151, 152 and 30 points in International Relations and Business

Restriction: INTBUS 210, 211

INTBUS 202
15 Points

Foundations of Strategy

Examines how firms compete. Focuses on the frameworks and tools needed to make sense of the competitive landscape in order to formulate and implement strategies. Considers the challenges and constraints that managers face in increasingly complex environments and industries.

Prerequisite: BUSINESS 102 or MGMT 101, or 15 points from ECON 151, 152 and 30 points in International Relations and Business

Stage III

INTBUS 300
15 Points

Firms across Frontiers

Examines international business theories underlying the existence and development of international firms. Analysis of contemporary international business issues.

Prerequisite: INTBUS 201 or 202

Restriction: INTBUS 301, 302

INTBUS 305
15 Points

Governing International Business

Firms that compete internationally need to employ political strategies and understand the governing institutions that affect their ability to do business. Examines the interactions between international firms and governing institutions, and explores the implications of the international regulatory framework for specific industries.

Prerequisite: BUSINESS 200 or INTBUS 201 or 210 or 211, or INTBUS 201 and 30 points at Stage II in International Relations and Business

Restriction: INTBUS 304

INTBUS 306
15 Points

Global and Regional Business

Focuses on the conduct of business in the world's regions. Examines globalisation, regionalisation and market integration and their impact on firms.

Prerequisite: BUSINESS 200 or INTBUS 201 or 210 or 211, or INTBUS 201 and 30 points at Stage II in International Relations and Business

Restriction: INTBUS 310, 311, 312, 313

INTBUS 307
15 Points

International Management and Strategy

Examines theories and practices of management in a cross-border context. Focuses on strategies and their implementation in international markets and how management changes when done internationally.

Prerequisite: INTBUS 201 or 202 or 210 or 211

Restriction: INTBUS 303

INTBUS 308
15 Points

Special Topic

Prerequisite: INTBUS 201 or 202 or 210 or 211

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