International Business Major
Students will graduate world-ready with a balance of business management practices that are applicable in multicultural and international environments.
Focussing on international business development this major includes extensive coverage of Asia, the USA and Latin America. Cultural sensitivity, business relationship management, foreign direct investment, negotiation, entrepreneurship, human resource management, logistics, strategy, ethics and research techniques are covered in order to prepare our graduates to achieve success in the complex, competitive and dynamic global business environment. This major exposes students to international business theory and complements this with direct engagement to real world cases, practices and environments. Critical thinking, teamwork, cultural intelligence, problem solving and effective communication skills are features of our graduates and alumni now working across international business sectors. Our goals are to continue to provide relevant opportunities to develop effective, internationally focused business professionals who have the skill, ability and business acumen to achieve success in modern international operations.
Availability & Campus
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Credit Points|
|SBL2100||Cultural Business Intelligence||15|
|INB3202||International Business Project||15|
|INB3600||Business in Asia||15|
|Plus two (2) units from:|
|MAN3246||International and Comparative Human Resource Management||15|
|INB3700||International Business Study Tour||15|
|SBL1701||Business Mandarin 1||15|
|SBL2701||Business Mandarin 2||15|
|SBL1801||Business Japanese 1||15|
|SBL2801||Business Japanese 2||15|
Note: Students must study the language units together i.e. Business Japanese 1 and Business Japanese 2. Not Business Japanese 1 and Business Mandarin 1.
For more detailed unit information for this Major take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.Student handbook
- Access, analyse and critically evaluate relevant information to solve challenging international business problems systematically.
- Apply broad international business knowledge to a range of business situations, incorporating international/global/cultural perspectives.
- Collaborate effectively in team settings to produce measurable outcomes.
- Communicate international business knowledge, concepts and advice persuasively and clearly in both written and oral formats, using relevant technology.
- Generate creative ideas for business innovations that respond to opportunities and constant change.
- Reflect on feedback and critique one's own performance in order to identify and plan opportunities for development.
- Value professional behaviours and/or personal citizenship that reflect an appreciation of the interrelationship between business ethics and corporate social responsibility.
Potential opportunities exist in administrative positions within international organisations across government, trade, banking and logistics.
Possible future job titles
Business Manager, Exporter & Importer, International Business Consultant, Trade Manager, Foreign Affairs & Trade Officer