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LocationDomesticInternational
Gold Coast
Lismore
Online
Study Period2,3,4,5,6
Study Period2,3,4,5,6

Unit description

This unit introduces students to the existence of other ways of thinking and being outside their own experience of the world through their culture, environment, and politics. By utilising teaching and learning techniques of collaboration, curiosity, negotiation, communication, and critical thinking, students will work together to explore, understand, and reconsider the global business world in which we transact.

Unit content

  1. Cultural norms and awareness
  2. Different national and cultural business systems
  3. Global economics
  4. Global geo-political influences on businesses
  5. Global supply chains
  6. Global sustainability systems

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1Discover new perspectives on global business systems.
2Demonstrate an understanding of critical appraisal and self-reflection.
3Work collaboratively in groups to solve project-based problems.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Discover new perspectives on global business systems.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of critical appraisal and self-reflection.
  3. Work collaboratively in groups to solve project-based problems.

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

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Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Weekly Reflection50%
Designated exercises based on modules 1 - 430%
Reflective writing20%

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Weekly Reflection50%
Designated exercises based on modules 1 - 430%
Reflective writing20%

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial online 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Weekly Reflection50%
Designated exercises based on modules 1 - 430%
Reflective writing20%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

Domestic

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International

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