Global Business Environment

Module Description

The aim of this module is to cover various aspects of the changing international business environment, and their impact upon business operations and strategy. It will give students an appreciation of the business difficulties faced; the variety of factors influencing the choices and compromises that have to be made in international businesses, and the implications of those for the future viability and effectiveness of the organisations concerned.

The module develops a social and ethical business environment through the foster greater knowledge and awareness of the UN Sustainable Development Goals which are designed to be a “blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all” and the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact. 

This is done by introducing the global business operating environment and the interactions between this external trading situation and the internal business organisation.