University of Technology Sydney

21514 Introduction to International Business

There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.



This subject has been introduced from Autumn 2022 and is only intended for students commencing the MAJ08442 International Business major and SMJ08130 Management sub-major from 2022. Students who have completed 21591 Transnational Management prior to 2022 should not undertake 21514 Introduction to International Business as part of their course.


This subject covers issues related to the macro-level environment (e.g., political, economic, and cultural environments) within which international business firms operate and the firm-level strategies to manage cross-border operations. It presents concerns about globalisation, political risks, sustainability and ethical issues that influence business activities across national boundaries. Through the application of theories in case studies, students gain a comprehensive understanding of the critical international business challenges and propose strategies to manage challenges and international business activities effectively.

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