Short Title:Globalisation in Emerging Markets
Full Title:Globalisation in Emerging Markets
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:GLOB H2000
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Business & Administration
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Raymond Keaney
Module Author:Caroline Tansey
Module Description:The purpose of this module is to introduce students to the scope of international business and globalisation. It introduces some of the most important concepts and their influence on markets, nations, culture and business growth.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Explain the concept of globalisation and how it affects markets, nations and culture.
LO2 Discuss the driving forces of globalisation and their impact on jobs, wages, income inequality and sovereignty, globally.
LO3 Outline the importance of culture, ethics and social responsibility and their impact in international business practice.
LO4 Identify the various political, economic and legal systems and their impact on international business.
LO5 Identify emerging markets and discuss their economic transition.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Presentation Individual / Group assessment. Students will present a scenario where they will demonstrate the concepts of globalisation on society and people. Following is a sample scenario: Imagine that you are the director of a major international lending institution that gets its funding from member countries. What one aspect of peoples lives would you prioritise for receiving aid in developing economies? Demonstrate the impact your funding might have on society and the individual. 1,2,3 30.00 Week 9
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam Students shall sit a formal exam. The exam paper will have 5 questions and students shall be required to answer 3. 1,2,3,4,5 70.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lectures 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Independent research and study 6.00 Every Week 6.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lectures 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Independant research and study 7.00 Every Week 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • John J. Wild & Kenneth J. Wild 2016, International Business: The Challenges of Globalisation, 8th Ed., Pearson [ISBN: 9780133866247]
Recommended Book Resources
  • Charles W. Hill & G. Thomas M. Hult 2017, International Business: Competing in the Global Marketplace, 11th Ed., Mc Graw Hill [ISBN: 9781259578113]
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
  • Lars Hakanson & Philip Kappen 2016, SME Internationalization: How does the opportunity - based international entreprenurial culture matter?, International Business Review, Vol. 25, Issue 6.
  • Fu Jia, Christine Rutherford & Richard Lamming 2016, Cultural Adaption and socialisation between Western buyers and Chinese suppliers: The formation of a hybrid culture, International Business Review, Vol. 25, Issue 6.
Other Resources
  • Video Case Studies, Simulations & Scenarios: John J. Wild & Kenneth J. Wild 2016, International Business: The Challenges of Globalisation, Pearson MyLab
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_BITNL_B Bachelor of Business (Hons) International Business 3 Mandatory
TA_BITNL_D Bachelor of Business International Business 3 Mandatory