• 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
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2022
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This course involves on campus teaching. For students unable to come to campus there will be a remote option. See the Class Summary for more details.

The course provides an overview of business in Europe and an examination of specific issues related to foreign companies doing business in Europe. Specific topics include the European business environment, European Union institutions, legal framework and policies, the growth of the European Union, emerging European economies, business strategy for the European market, marketing strategy in Europe, managing cultural diversity in Europe, human resource management issues in Europe, and corporate governance and control in Europe. The aim of the course is to enhance students understanding of the European business environment, the organisation of the European Union and its associated policies, and their impact upon the business and marketing strategies of firms in Europe.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Distinguish between the different business environments in the European Union;
  2. Establish the roles and functions of different institutions and their impact on organizations;
  3. Describe the challenges in terms of cultural differences in the European Union and implications of management decisions;
  4. Explain how the organization of the European Union and European integration impact on organizations and their strategies;
  5. Reflect on the emerging evidence about changing nature of business environment in the European Union, its institutions and policies and their impact on organizations;
  6. Generate courses of action appropriate to a situation and problem.

Other Information

Indicative Assessment

  1. Typical assessment may include but is not restricted to: exams, assignments, quizzes, presentations and other assessments as appropriate. Further details will be made available via the Class Summary. (100) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6]

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Workload

Students taking this course are expected to commit 130 hours to complete the work. For semester length offerings this will typically include 3 hours per week in class and at least 7 hours a week on average (excluding non-teaching weeks) on course reading, research, writing and assessment work.


Where this course is offered in intensive delivery mode as a continuous block over a shorter period of time, the expected total time commitment for this course will be 130 hours.

Inherent Requirements

This course has no inherent requirements.

Prescribed Texts

Information about the prescribed textbook (if any) will be made available via the Class Summary.

Fees

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

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
34
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found 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
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.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2786 21 Feb 2022 28 Feb 2022 31 Mar 2022 27 May 2022 In Person N/A

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