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MANT460 Advanced Global Business Strategy

Examination of various aspects of how and why firms internationalise.

As a complement to MANT 454, this paper focuses on internationalisation strategies (and their implications) for businesses and other organisations. Building on a foundation in trade theory and the nature of competition, this paper explores models of internationalisation pathways, from traditional to born global, examining contexts, resources, and consequences of various choices. Considerations include both basic strategic factors and currently topical issues, such as entry mode, risk, outsourcing and offshoring, country of origin, and technological shifts such as automation and artificial intelligence.

Paper title Advanced Global Business Strategy
Paper code MANT460
Subject Management
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,079.88
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,786.79

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Prerequisite
72 300-level MANT points
Contact
management@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Co-ordinator: Dr Dana Ott

Teaching Arrangements

Lectures, discussions, readings, and student presentations of their own research within this paper.

Textbooks
No textbooks are required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspectives,Lifelong learning, Research, Self motivation.
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Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will gain:
  1. A well-developed mastery of case-based problem solving relating to the challenges and opportunities inherent in business internationalisation
  2. A well-developed understanding of the issues faced by businesses operating in cross-cultural environments and how these issues relate to the strategies of multinational business operation
  3. A well-developed ability to critically analyse relevant international business literature and relate the literature to particular problems or challenges facing businesses as they internationalise
  4. A well-developed ability to present information and opinions in a logical and persuasive manner through both oral and written formats

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard