(LO1) Understand the role of major economic, political, and social developments in the increasing internationalisation of business activities in emerging economies;
(LO2) Analyse the impact on the strategies and business operations of foreign firms of institutional distance between advanced economies and emerging economies;
(LO3) Analyse the major contributor factors that lead to liability of foreignness and to the additional costs of doing business in emerging economies;
(LO4) Evaluate, using relevant concepts and theories in international business, different options for managing effectively liability of foreignness and the additional costs of doing business in emerging economies;
(LO5) Analyse and evaluate the role of emerging economies in the global economy, in particular trade and outward foreign direct investment from emerging economies;
(LO6) Understand the diversity between and within in emerging economies and to be able to assess how this influences effective management of strategies and business operations;
(LO7) Analyse the ‘catch-up’ policies of emerging economies and to evaluate the major links of these policies to the strategies and business operations of foreign firms in emerging economies.
(S1) Adaptability. Developed throughout the module, via the need to work in a team and in dealing with unexpected problems in the group work and individual report.
(S2) Problem Solving Skills. Developed through writing the individual report. Students will deal with both theoretical and empirical problems more independently.
(S3) Numeracy. Developed via the empirical evidence expected in the presentation and reading materials with empirical elements/sections.
(S4) Commercial Awareness. Developed via the cases covered in the lectures and seminars as well as the reading of recommended materials.
(S5) Teamwork. Developed during preparation of the presentation.
(S6) Organisational Skills. Developed through managing assessment deadlines, keeping preparation updated, and participation in seminars and discussions in class and online.
(S7) Communication Skills. Developed via communication with other students when preparing the presentation and class discussion.
(S8) IT Skills. Developed via the preparation of slides and the research of literature.
(S9) International Awareness. Developed via the reading of cases covered in the lecture and collaboration with other team mates from other countries in the preparation of the group presentation.
(S10) Lifelong Learning Skills. Developed throughout the module, via the preparation of the presentation and the independent research into the topic.
(S11) Ethical Awareness. Developed through assignment, group work, presentations.