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MANT341 Management in Asia-Pacific

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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 the 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 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2022 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $887.55
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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36 200-level MANT points
Schedule C

Teaching staff

To be advised when paper is next offered.


Textbooks 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

Students who successfully complete this paper will 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 2022

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system