International Business Operations

INB10002 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 24 hours face to face + blended

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

Aims and objectives

This unit aims to provide students with a broad overview of theories relating to international business operations in the global economy. The unit enables an understanding and appreciation of international business, economic and trade dynamics that impact upon Australian business. Consideration is given to the effect of the shifting global business context, particularly the emergence and consequences of regionalism to international business operations.   
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO) 
On successful completion of this unit, students should be able to: 
1. Outline the fundamental concepts of international business operation
2. Identify how different global and regional trade groups and institutions facilitate controls for the conduct of international business
3. Analyse the challenges and opportunities encountered by global firms when competing in the global economy
4. Discuss in groups the common issue affecting international firms with a view to generating innovative and culturally sensitive solutions