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.
|Unit name||International Trade|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Maritime and Logistics Management|
|Coordinator||Associate Professor Jiangang Fei|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- discuss the main features and theories of international trade and investment systems and the role of key global institutions
- evaluate international trade and investment market entry issues and options
- apply international trade and/or investment research and theory to the strategic management of global businesses
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|Assessment||Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (40%)|Test or quiz|Report (35%)|Report (15%)|Assignment (10%)|
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