• 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
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2016
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Rapid economic growth in most of Asia during recent decades has seen the emergence of large corporate enterprises which were organised in ways different from companies based in Western countries. This course discusses the evolution of Japanese, Korean and ethnic Chinese conglomerate enterprises and business networks. It introduces students to the particulars of corporate organisation and management of these enterprises, and elaborates the degree to which these help explain the success of Asian companies. Evolution and particulars of Asian business enterprise will be placed in the economic and social context of the countries where these companies originated

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. define, explain and illustrate the drivers of rapid economic growth and development of Asian economies, industries and firms, and the issues confronted by firms doing business in Asia;
  2. work well in diverse teams to deliver stated goals and outcomes;
  3. research and critically analyse the issues confronted by firms doing business in Asia; and,
  4. communicate effectively in oral and written forms about the diverse facets of Asia and how to do business in this part of the world, using appropriate concepts, logic and rhetorical conventions.

Other Information

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

Indicative Assessment

  • Weekly quizzes
  • Case presentation
  • Issue presentation
  • Individual assignment A
  • Individual assignment B
  • Mid-Semester test
  • Final exam

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Workload

3 hour seminar plus private study time.

Specialisations

Fees

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

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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 and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4665 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person N/A

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