This programme is specifically designed to provide:
What you will study
Level 1 comprises 10 common modules within all management awards. The Legal, Business Environment and Computing & IT in the Workplace modules provide a context within which businesses operate.
The Business & Communications Skills and Introduction to Services Management modules provide the skills and competence that will be used throughout the programme. You are then introduced to the four principal functions of a business – Management, Marketing, People Management and Accounting. Important and relevant skills for independent learning are also introduced.
In addition to the above, all students are also required to successfully complete General Studies modules as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualification Agency, as well as fulfill credit requirements for Co-Curricular Activities.
Here, specific modules deal with organisational and customer-related issues with emphasis on delivering value to the customers. These are common to all management programmes. The other modules provide a broad understanding of Accounting, Operations and Management in an organisation.
Independent learning continues in all modules but is a particular focus and requirement in Research Methods.
Here, the emphasis is on strategy and decision-making in an international context. There are modules in the international dimensions of Finance, HRM, Marketing, Supply Chain Management and Strategic Management. The objective is to explore understanding and to analyse business management internationally where businesses must act global and think local, sometimes referred to as “Glocalisation”. The module on Asian Success in the Global Economy places particular emphasis on how businesses in this region have competed in the global marketplace. This is reinforced by the module on Problem-Solving and another on Decision-Making.
The Project further develops the academic and practical aspects of your chosen area of study in International Business and reinforces your independent learning skills.
Any functional areas including sales, marketing, personnel and also distribution. These are common in larger companies with international links or those engaged in the import / export business, and may also include smaller companies seeking export business.
Source: Asia Pacific University