Course Coordinator: Hung Tak Hung, MBA (Strathclyde, UK), PGDip (HKU
Course Developers: Dr. Soo May Cheng, Consultant; Dr. Lenis Cheung, OUHK, and Dr. Ngai Keung Chow, Consultant
This course aims to solidify learners’ awareness and understanding of the contemporary economic and business trends and issues around the world. Furthermore, the course is designed to hone learners’ skills in evaluating and analysing controversies that they may face in the workplace.
The course covers the following topics:
The dynamic global business environment and its implications on firms’ competitiveness
Understanding organization views on business ethics and its relationship with society and environment
International human resources and talent management
The impact of cultural diversity on global corporations and its implications for global managers
E-business trends and impacts on global business
There will be six two-hour tutorials.
There are two assignments and one examination. Students must use word processing software (such as Microsoft Word) to prepare the assignments, and submit the assignments via the Online Learning Environment (OLE).
There are no set books for this course.