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Module insight: International Business Project

Our International Business Project module develops necessary skills in international business. You’ll use project software and information technology, as well as project management skills, to create an international communications/promotional plan.

You’ll develop an understanding of culture, market dynamics, financial structures, human resources, and how to reach potential international customers. This module is underpinned by quantitative research, academic and business skills components, with an international context.

Preparing you for the workplace

Working in an international team throughout the semester, you’ll develop skills and abilities to:

  • Consider stakeholders’ needs and impact
  • Use creative thinking and problem solving to generate solutions
  • Identify and analyse opportunities to innovate
  • Deliver presentations
  • Seek and give constructive feedback in your team
  • Actively listen in a team environment
  • Use technology to find, interpret, evaluate, manage and share information and data
  • Use digital technologies for team communication and collaboration
  • Identify and build on strengths of team members
  • Ensure effective team working and building relationships with team members
  • Engage and participate in group situations
  • Analyse literature and business/consumer research
  • Decide what to include and how to use literature
  • Understand links between ideas in research

Student success

You’re assessed not only by the mark you achieve in the team presentations, but also your ability to learn during the experience of team business planning, and reflect upon that learning. You’ll submit an individual learning journals alongside your project work, which focuses on your future development.

 

UN Sustainable Development Goals

This International Business Project module meets the following UN global goals:

  • Industry, innovation and infrastructure – standard nine
  • Reduced inequalities – standard 10
  • Responsible consumption and production – standard 12
  • Partnerships for the goals – standard 17

UN sustainable development goals: Industry, innovation and infrastructure - standard nine UN global goals: Reduced inequalities - standard 10 UN global goals: responsible consumption and production - standard 12 UN global goals: Partnerships for the goals - standard 17

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Zoe Cassell • April 19, 2023


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