In this module students would be expected to understand the nature of international business and key analytical techniques for the operation of a business in a global setting. This module will involve developing a critical understanding of the key techniques that can be employed to support the allocation of corporate resources within an international sphere of operation. It will introduce you to the notion of resource and regulatory arbitrage.
The broad aims of this module are:
a] To construct a financial framework for international business analysis
b] Understand the nature of global financial consolidation
c] The nature of parent-subsidiary undertakings in a global network
c] Evaluate and critically appraise how global firms can exploit differentia resource conditions
d] Evaluate and critically appraise how global firms can exploit regulatory differences
60% exam, 40% coursework