TDM:Enterprise & Business in the World

Subject IBUS20004 (2012)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2012.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Online classes from January to May and September to November through Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico. This subject is only available online.
Total Time Commitment: Not available

Admission into the D-GLOBISS Diploma in Global Issues or 777CC Certificate in Global Issues.

Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

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Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Description, Course
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U21 International Programs Coordinator
Melbourne Global Mobility
Level 1, Old Geology Building
Phone: +61 3 8344 3849

Subject Overview:

This course has been designed to give an overview of the place companies and businesses have in the global economy. This course takes a theoretic-analytic approach to the study international trade and the many factors that influence it.


* Analysing the forces that influence trade and investment in the global economy.
* Analysing how international organizations work and how they influence business.
* Search, analyse and interpret environmental variables to select international markets.
* Value the differences among countries.


Individual assignments, group assignments, final review activity, final group project, quizzes.

Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:

Hill, Charles W.L., International Business: Competing in the global marketplace, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill/Irwin, Boston, Mass., 2003.
Daniels, John D., International Business: environments and operations, 11th ed., Pearson/Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ., 2006.
Griffin, Ricky W., International Business: a managerial perspective, 4th ed., Pearson/Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ., 2005.

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Links to further information:
Related Course(s): U21 Certificate in Global Issues
U21 Diploma in Global Issues

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