• On successful completion of this module students will be able to:
     Identify the main business forms used in international tradeApply simple theoretical models to explain changes in foreign exchange rates
     evaluate the financial and political risks posed to businesses from international trade and apply methods for hedging against those risks.
     evaluate differences in national taxation and explain how these affect international business trading
     Demonstrate a critical awareness of current initiatives to harmonise/standardise currency and taxation worldwide
     Evaluate the role of governance and ethics in international financial management

  • Following successful completion of this module, students should:-
    1. Reflect upon the key marketing issues involved in the development of an organisation’s international activities.
    2. Analyse and evaluate why marketing strategies may need to be standardised or adapted in order to compete effectively in global markets.
    3. Demonstrate the ability to apply theoretical and conceptual knowledge to practical international marketing contexts.
    4. Demonstrate critical awareness of the complexities and nuances presented by the challenge of operating in foreign markets

  • On successful completion of this module students will be able to:


     Understand and critically evaluate the ways in which IHRM strategies, policies and practices contribute to the broader objectives and strategies of international business;
     Distinguish between international approaches to managing people, economic governance, labour market regulation and industrial relations. In addition, students should be able to demonstrate why systems vary between nations;
     Identify the principal components within the role of the international manager and the key challenges that they face;
     Explain and evaluate contemporary developments in international regulation and labour standards and the ethical implications of international business.

  • On successful completion of this module students will be able to:


    1. Articulate and apply the theories, principles, concepts and analytical techniques of strategic management processes to complex organisation situations recognizing organizations as holistic and interconnected. (A,B)
    2. Identify and critically review, and evaluate the impact of key strategic issues affecting the performance of businesses operating in diverse environments. (A,B)
    3. Identify performance issues, and develop, propose and report concisely a well-integrated set of recommendations for improving business performance over time. (A,B)
    3. Understand selected topics of contemporary strategic significance to the performance of organizations (e.g. globalisation, innovation and the digital economy). (A,B)
    4. Recognize and analyse ethical and social responsibility issues and choose appropriate actions for practical business situations. (A,B)

  • On successful completion of this module students will be able to:


    1. Integrate learning from a range of different disciplines and approaches (underpinned by prior programme learning) to holistically explore complex organisational situations. (Component A)
    2. Effectively engage in practice-based learning through the application of a range of theoretical approaches, analytical techniques and tools, to develop and implement strategic recommendations for achieving project objectives (Component A)
    3. Understand and critically evaluate different conceptual frameworks of the management of individual and organisational change. (Component B)
    4. Systematically understand the interrelationship of organisation theory and organisational practice. (Components A and B)
    5. Reflect critically on the ethical dilemmas and challenges of organisational change. (Components A & B)
    6. Explore the concept of personal resilience and develop reflexive self-awareness. (Component B)
    7. Identify the need for personal change to achieve their preferred futures. (Component B)

  • On successful completion of this module students will be able to:


     Demonstrate an understanding of the role of academic research in business, management and organizational knowledge (A)
     Demonstrate an ability to evaluate different research approaches and methodologies (A, B)
     Demonstrate an informed understanding of alternative approaches to the development of academic knowledge about business and management (A, B)
     Demonstrate a scholarly, critical and comprehensive understanding of one of a range of pervasive and contemporary business issues (B)  Be familiar with relevant business (and other) databases. (B)
     Interpret and evaluate published business and management research from a variety of disciplinary and philosophical perspectives (B)
     Design and implement an extended research project involving the use of complex intellectual resources (B)
     Be self critically reflective on the quality of own work (A)