International Business

Module code: MN7406

In this module you'll study a variety of ecological, geographic, historical, sociological and political economic factors shaping the dynamics of contemporary practices of international business. You'll explore lived experiences to highlight the global inequalities of international business, and analyse alternatives to mainstream assumptions about international management and business. 

The importance of theory for interpreting current international business practices is emphasised throughout the module, with reference to relevant international events in the news.

Topics covered

  • Postcolonial history and its impact upon global international business
  • Sustainability and the UN SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals)
  • Marginalised experiences of international business
  • Global production networks
  • Non-western theoretical perspectives and experiences
  • Business models such as co-operatives

Learning

  • 20 hours of lectures
  • 6 hours of seminars
  • 124 hours of independent study

Assessment

  • Essay, 3,000 words (100%)