Courses & Units

International Trade JNB512

Introduction

This unit provides students with a framework for understanding the field of international trade. The unit examines the environment for international trade and investment, particularly political, social, economic, technological, environmental and other factors that influence strategic firm-level plans and senior management decisions about a firms cross-border trade and investment activities. Students will be required to understand relevant macro-level international trade and investment theories and the global system and issues surrounding the conduct of international business from an organisational strategy and operational perspective. An applied understanding of international trade and investment will be encouraged through students analysing and examining the constraints affecting entry to new markets and specific market entry options and global business activities.

Summary

Unit name International Trade
Unit code JNB512
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Maritime and Logistics Management
Coordinator Associate Professor Jiangang Fei
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Online Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023

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Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the driving force for international trade and investment at regional, national, and organisational levels.
  • Develop an international market entry plan by assessing global opportunities and internal and external business environments.
  • Apply international trade and investment theories and practices to the strategic management of global businesses.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
080311 $1,812.00 $1,419.00 not applicable $2,638.00

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Teaching

Assessment (40%)|International Market Entry Plan (Part A) (35%)|International Market Entry Plan (Part B) (15%)|Free Trade and trade protection (10%)
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Textbooks

Required

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