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    Critical issues in the operation of multi-national businesses, including currency hedging, information security, sustainability, tax havens, risk, and changing geo-economic power.

    This paper examines critical contemporary issues in the operation of multi-national businesses.

    The paper will be delivered through a series of online lectures covering topics such as:

    • Trade in the global economy
    • International investment and global financial markets, currency hedging, tax havens and investment risk
    • Global trade models
    • Corporate risk, information security and intellectual property
    • Changing geo-economic power and emerging markets

    The lectures will be supported with guided readings, which will address key topics.

    About this paper

    Paper title Globalisation and International Trade
    Subject Doctor of Business Administration
    EFTS 0.1667
    Points 20 points
    Teaching period Not offered in 2024 (Distance learning)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,482.46
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    Limited to
    This paper includes a compulsory on-campus component
    Teaching staff

    To be confirmed.

    Teaching Arrangements

    The Distance Learning offering of this paper is a combination of remote and in-person teaching.

    Taught both on campus and online through lectures and seminars.


    To be confirmed.

    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Research.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete the paper will gain:

    • A highly developed understanding of the development of current issues in business and how they emerge
    • A highly developed understanding of how businesses respond to issues and the ability to critically analyse those responses to determine their suitability to different situations
    • A highly developed ability to develop appropriate solutions to issues based on undertaking appropriate research


    Not offered in 2024

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught through Distance Learning
    Learning management system
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