|Prerequisites for Module|
None in addition to course entry qualifications or equivalent.
Aims of Module
The aim of this module is to foster a substantive understanding of the central regulatory issues that arise in international business.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
||Critically analyse the different commercial and legal models for setting up a business in a foreign location.|
||Analyse and evaluate the legal, commercial and compliance risk issues involved in setting up and managing a business in a foreign location.|
||Demonstrate knowledge of how to implement appropriate risk management processes in relation to contract management and tax.|
||Demonstrate an awareness of export control and anti-bribery legislation, identification of risk issues and management of these issues.|
||Provide sound and practical legal advice on compliance issues. |
Indicative Module Content
The module examines the practicalities of international business. These include identifying a suitable commercial model and working with partners; ensuring compliance with all applicable laws; designing and implementing control processes; managing risk; the role of insurance; considering the commercial impact of international tax issues and how to manage these; and managing human resource issues in different jurisdictions and against possibly different cultural backgrounds.
Indicative Student Workload
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Mode of Delivery
lectures; seminars; group discussions; group activities; directed reading/research, case studies.
||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|Component 1 ||1,2,3,4,5|
The summative assessment will comprise one piece of written coursework. Students must attain at least 50% in the written coursework to pass this module.
|1.||AUGUST, R., 2013. International Business Law. 6th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ.: Pearson Education.|
|2.||Specific information packages will be distributed on a subject by subject basis.|