|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Lecture||9 x 2 hours|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Individual Report||30%|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours||70%|
|Supplementary Assessment||2 Hours Resit or resubmit failed element(s)||100%|
On completion of this module students should be able to:
place business relations in an international context
carry out analysis and evaluate arguments
present material both orally and in written form
carry out tasks independently and within groups
manage their time effectively
be critical in thought and outcome
To provide students with subject specific skills, ie, the structure and development of international trade in goods and services, the causes of trade; what constitutes globalisation and international finance. Transferable skills will also be enhanced.
To acquaint students with the factors that determine and influence international business activity both globally and in a European context.
Globalisation vs Regionalisation
International Business Strategy
Foreign Exchange and Capital Markets
More specifically by taking this module students will enhance several transferable skills. Attendance at lectures should help note taking. Essay writing will enhance writing as well as time management skills and problem solving. The debates should also enhance teamwork, communiction and presentational skills and reinforce further time management skills. The inclusion of web sites and encouragement to use the library fully should help to enhance basic IT and research skills.
C W L Hill (2000) International Business - competing in the global market place McGraw-Hill Primo search W A Kerr and N Perdikis (1995) The Economics of International Business: A Guide to the Global Commercial Environment, Estey Centre Primo search
This module is at CQFW Level 7