You should expect the following learning outcome after any course on international business:
1. Knowledgeable about the theory and practice of international business and management
- Demonstrate current knowledge and understanding of the major functional areas of business.
- Demonstrate current knowledge of specialist functional and professional areas of business where such specialisation is informed by relevant QAA benchmarks, professional accreditation requirements and applicable international educational standards.
- Demonstrate, through the application of knowledge to business contexts and scenarios, their abilities of analysis and synthesis.
2. Skilful in the use of personal, professional and managerial techniques and processes
- Demonstrate the acquisition and application of a range of personal transferable skills in numeracy, literacy, communication and time management.
- Exhibit an understanding of the needs of customers, clients and other important contacts through the demonstration of the awareness of key professional and managerial issues, problem solving and critical thinking.
- Apply managerial and leadership techniques, including negotiation, project management, team building and decision making to business problems appropriate to their level of study.
3. Employable as graduates
- Demonstrate a range of key skills for securing graduate employment, including self presentation e.g. in CVs, interviews and assessment centres.
- Demonstrate an active awareness of the graduate labour market in order to secure, retain and develop a graduate career.
- Provide evidence of direct engagement with a range of graduate employers and professional bodies.
4. Aware of ethical issues impacting on business and professional practice
- Demonstrate an understanding of UK and international organisations’ approaches to Corporate Social Responsibility and their implications for organisations and individuals.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical codes of professional bodies and the legal and regulatory contexts in which these operate.
- Demonstrate an understanding of different perspectives towards organisational ethics including shareholder, stakeholder and critical approaches.