Outcomes assessed Type Due
1. Kl,K2,K3 Individual research activities on international challenges and possible opportunities for managers operating in a global environment Individual research/Essay 25% Week 5
2. K3,K4 International Management Activity Portfolio. This assignment also provides opportunity for leadership skills and multicultural interaction. Group project 35% Week 6 - 11
S1,S2, S4, S5 A2
3. K4, Case study analysis Final Exam 40% TBA
This course is valued at 15 credit points and requires 12 hours study each week. The total time commitment expected from students in this course is 132 hours. This course is case-based—rather than lecture-based—allowing students to apply their learning through discussions of key managerial decisions. It is emphasised that this course requires a significant commitment outside of formal class contact. This includes time spent in preparing for and completing assessment tasks, and time spent in general study, revision, and examination preparation.
Assessment Task 1: Individual Research Essay
2) Assessment Details
The international manager
Describe, using academic references, the international challenges and possible opportunities for managers operating in a global environment.
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Provide a recent practical example of an Australian organisation which has faced the challenges of international
competition and expansion. You can use companies which have been in recent news, such as Qantas, or Ford, for sources.
Give your personal view of how some of the conflict generating and solutions could have been handled in a more effective process.
You will find chapters 1, 2, 3, and 9, 11, 14 from Luthans & Doh (2017) particularly relevant, along with other readings.
3) Criteria used to grade this task
1. Style: Essay
2) Due date: 111111111111111111111.11101P
3) Contribution to assessment: 25%
4) Word limit: 2000 (please include a word count)
• Good understanding of international environment, challenges facing managers operating in a global business environment.
• Demonstrate insightful interpretation of the conflicting context and apply relevant frameworks and management principles to analyse and critique the management solutions.
• A clear logical flow between paragraphs.
• Comprehensiveness of argument, given word limit.
Detailed marking criteria see attached marking guide in Appendix 1.
1) Task Assessor
2) Suggested time to devote to this task
A suggested minimum of fifteen hours revision time
3) Submission details
An electronic copy is required to submit online via Moodie in week 5. A printed copy is also required to hand in week
5 before the lecture.
Off campus students seek advice from lecturer on due date.
4) Feedback and return of work
Marked assignments shall be returned to students within two weeks. If more time required, the lecturer shall inform
students in advance.