|Prerequisites for Module|
None in addition to course entry qualifications or equivalent.
Aims of Module
The aim of Doing Business Overseas is to foster a substantive understanding of the central issues involved in trading internationally.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
Indicative Module Content
The module examines the practicalities of international trade. These include information on where to seek advice and foreign investment. The practicalities of both export and import are examined. Particularly, export duties, VAT, insurance, local transport options, local liabilities, and avenues for marketing abroad will be examined.
Indicative Student Workload
Mode of Delivery
lectures; seminars; group discussions; group activities; directed reading/research, case studies.
The summative assessment will comprise one piece of written coursework.
The tutor may require the students to participate in an oral presentation in respect of the coursework assessment.