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MMM282 - International Business

Unit details

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Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:MMM382
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

D Chadee


MMM132 or MMM101

Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

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


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.


This unit aims to provide an understanding of how changes in the international business environment affect the conduct of businesses both domestically and across national boundaries.  The unit starts by providing an overview of the main drivers of globalisation and proceeds with an analysis of how businesses respond to the threats and opportunities presented by globalisation.  Students develop an understanding of current developments and emerging trends in the cultural, economic, social, political and legal environments facing businesses by undertaking a research based international business project.


Assessment 1 (Individual) - Written Assignment (4000 words) - 40%

Examination 2 hours - 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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