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MANT341 Management in Asia-Pacific

2021 information for papers will be published in early September. 

Understanding selected cultures of Asia-Pacific in relation to management practice.

Management in Asia-Pacific will provide students with a strategic perspective to understand the business environment and management practices in the Asia Pacific region. Students will learn about the economic, technological and political environments, the distinctive characteristics of strategic management, opportunities and risks in managing business, and the sources of competitive advantage of firms in Asia Pacific context but with a particular focus on emerging economies. Students will complete the course with a better understanding of business environment in Asia Pacific markets and skills to identify market opportunities and analyse a firm's competitive advantage associated with Asia Pacific markets.

Paper title Management in Asia-Pacific
Paper code MANT341
Subject Management
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2020
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $863.25
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,276.80

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36 200-level MANT points
Schedule C

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Paper Structure
Students are expected to attend all class meetings and to contribute actively to class discussions. Assessment is based on a report on business environmental analysis and presentation, case quizzes, group project and a final exam.
Teaching Arrangements
One 2-hour lecture per week.
Text books are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this paper, you should be able to:
  • Understand the key issues and complexities of doing business in the region.
  • Evaluate the opportunities and risks associated with different ways of doing business in various Asia-Pacific markets.
  • Understand business systems across the economies in the Asia Pacific Region.
  • Analyse competitive advantage of firms in the Asia Pacific Region.
  • By the end of the course, you should also have developed your writing, presentation, research and analytical skills.

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Not offered in 2020

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system