BMGT3004S Global Business

Academic Year 2021/2022

This module is designed it to provide students with a broad understanding of the issues involved in doing business across borders. Drawing on the current knowledge in the area, the module examines the main economic, political and cultural factors which characterise the global business environment. The module also discusses how and why these factors matter for organisations. The main organisational-level issues covered in this module are global strategies and structures, the process and modes of foreign expansion, the management of foreign subsidiaries, and financial, technological, and human factors in international business.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

LEARNING OUTCOMES: On completion of this module you should be able to:
1. Understand and critically discuss and apply the theories and techniques discussed in this module to explain how and why the business environments of the world's countries differ and influence one another;
2. Identify and propose solutions to the practical challenges and opportunities facing organisations in the globalised world economy;
3. Identify, analyse and communicate efficiently the main contextual and managerial issues involved in doing international business;
4. Apply the module's tools and concepts to critically reflect on own workplace or study experience.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours


Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Students will attend classes for this module and have the opportunity to engage in active learning during these sessions. There will be in-class discussion and group work to analyse module concepts. Where appropriate, the module will incorporate case based learning. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Examination: Examination 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Graded No


Assignment: Main Assignment Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Summer Yes - 2 Hour
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

General feedback is provided to students on all their submitted assessment components.

Name Role
Ms Michele Connolly Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Tan Siong Hoe Donald Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Chang Chen Sheng Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Christina Burke Tutor
Dr John Cassidy Tutor
Kelvin Chao Sheng Lee Tutor
Mrs Edna Eugenia Da Silva Tutor
Professor Patrick Gibbons Tutor
Assoc Professor Dorota Piaskowska Tutor
Rachel Sim Tutor
Chee Shong Tan Tutor
Charlene Tan Puay Koon Tutor
Nigel Toh Tutor
Siti Zarifah Tutor