|International Business Management|
|A short video clip (500 MB) of Prof. Richardson giving a few tips about laying out your project and some of the things he looks for in marking these types of assignments|
|WTGR made a short video
with some tips about using "mature language" when you are composing the
sentances in written assignments.
It is well worth viewing.
this project you will
Using a real example of a Canadian company
discuss the several different strategies and ways/modes of exporting in the context of a real life scenario
importantly, provide your comments/analysis,
on what you think, of how well the company did on some of these strategies.
In providing your comments/analysis, use any other “tools” you may have
learned in the course about things a company does, or needs to know, to
do business internationally.
need to appreciate the consequences of a Competitive Environment and the
challenges of getting your message across succinctly, yet completely without
It is expected that this project will have all the formatting, appearances, quality and structure of a typical 3rd year UofT final project for an undergrad course.
you are trying to achieve
I have been teaching you about management circumstances of international business.
The best way you can convince me you learned some stuff useful and interesting" is to demonstrate how you could look at a company (mid-term, FDI; final exam, exporting) involved in FDI and exporting and understand what it is they need to do to be successful.
In the "real world" of the students who finish C44, and actually work in int'l business, many report back that a fundamental skill is to "find stuff out" about how or why a company does things - then use that information to make a decision about something.
o You are trying to impress me with your analytical ability - your
ability to look at an international business situation and bring in many
of the things we talked about in this course
if you are not sure what it means to analyse something, trying looking at documents like this on Prof. Kinney's site
Or watch this YouTube clip
of Billy Crystal and Robert Di Nero from Analyse This