• Offered by Research School of Management
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Business
  • Areas of interest Commerce, International Business, Management
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Vesna Sedoglavich
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2016
    Second Semester 2016
    See Future Offerings

International firms need to formulate company policies that take account of the fact that they manufacture, service, employ and market to or in countries with different laws, different beliefs and different levels of socio-economic development compared to a firm’s country of origin. This course examines the contextual, organisational and managerial issues associated with the operation of multinational firms. Interactions between contextual elements and management of an international enterprise will be studied from both theoretical and practical perspectives. The course includes topics such as international strategic management; international social and ethical responsibilities of firms; cross-cultural management and communication; international human resource management and workplace relations.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students will be able to:

  1. explain and illustrate the international strategic management processes used by top level management in multinational enterprises;
  2. define, explain and illustrate the relationships among philosophic roots and approaches for international strategic planning and implementation, strategies for value chain activity integration, international business strategies, structure of multinational enterprises, and human resource management orientations, and the role which culture plays in managing multinational enterprises;
  3. creatively apply knowledge from different approaches to strategic management issues and problems of multinational enterprises, demonstrating thorough understanding of the various international strategic management concepts and their practical application; and,
  4. communicate effectively in oral and written forms about international strategic management using appropriate concepts, logic and rhetorical conventions.

Other Information

International students who wish to enrol in the online course should confirm that visa conditions allow them to do so. Generally international students can complete no more than 25% of their program by distance and/or online learning. For example, for a two year program of 16 courses, no more than four courses can be completed online.

In addition, all international students must be enrolled in at least one subject that is not by distance and/or online for every semester of their program. If you have any questions please seek program advice from the College.

The Semester 2 classes (both online and on campus modes) are only available to students studying in Australia.

See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available. 

Indicative Assessment

Assessment details will be available in the course outline.

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Workload

Students are expected to devote at least 10 hours per week reading, researching, studying and participating in discussion forums.

Students are expected to devote at least 10 hours per week reading, researching, studying. Students in this class will need to attend weekly face to face seminars as part of their study.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
3
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3660
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $4878
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
Taught in China in the Chinese Language
1706 11 Jan 2016 22 Jan 2016 22 Jan 2016 22 Feb 2016 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
Taught Online
8926 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 Online N/A
Taught On Campus
9180 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person N/A

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