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MAE317 - International Business Economics

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:A Torre
Prerequisite:MAE101 and MAE102
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour class, 1 x 2 hour compulsory seminar per week

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


TThe theme of this unit is how to identify profitable and unprofitable business decisions in a business and how to implement the former, in both a domestic and international context. The economic literature will be examined critically, using where necessary, relevant insights from the accounting, marketing and corporate strategy literature. A distinction will be drawn between virtual or cyberspace and old world businesses.


Assessment 1 (individual) -  Supervised  In Class tests - 30%

Assessment 2 (Group of 2-3 students) - Two components totalling 30%:

-Written report (equivalent to 3000 words) - 20%

-Oral presentation -10%


Examination 2 hours - 40%


Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

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