Introduces students to the global legal system, and specifically global business law. It is important for all persons who are working in, or would like to work in, global business in some form, whether it be in exporting or importing of goods and/or services, to have an appreciation of the role played by the law in regulating global trade between nations. Where appropriate, emphasis will be placed on examining international business related legal questions that are particularly relevant to Australian business.
Topic 1 - Introduction to international and comparative law
Topic 2 - Trade in goods, services and labour
Topic 3 - Sales
Topic 4 - Transportation by sea, air and land
Topic 5 - Dispute Settlement
Topic 6 - Finance and Investment
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.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||provide an overview of the present domestic and international arrangements for the regulation of international business||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||identify the legal and non-legal issues concerned with the regulation of international business||Intellectual rigour|
|3||identify emerging issues relating to the growth of the corporation and multinational enterprise in Global Business Law||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||identify and outline the role of the international courts and tribunals in which international business law issues may be resolved||Creativity|
|5||critically evaluate emerging and contemporary policy issues in relation to the regulation of international business.||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Ethical practice|
Study Period 2
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
SCU Online (intensive)
|Structured online learning|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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