MGMT332-22S2 (C) Semester Two 2022

International Management

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 18 July 2022
End Date: Sunday, 13 November 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 31 July 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 2 October 2022


This course deals with management of businesses operating internationally. It will mainly cover issues relating to culture, communication, and human resources management in a global context, along with strategy and execution.

Relationship to other courses
This course builds on the foundation laid in MGMT221 International Business. This course will help students get an endorsed degree in International Business. The course is also useful for students wishing to enter the Masters Programme in Management. It complements other stage three courses; MGMT301 International Marketing Strategy, MGMT324 International Entrepreneurship and MGMT320 Strategic Management.

Lectures 82
Group Assignment 15
Mid-term test 21
Final Exam 32
Total 150

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, students should be able to:
1. understand how to  communicate and make decisions in cross-cultural settings.
2. understand social and ethical issues relating to managing in an international context.
3. explain the development and execution of strategy in global settings.
4. discuss human resource aspects of global management.

Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) Learning Goals:
1. Graduates can demonstrate advanced knowledge of their selected subject major, informed by the broader context of commerce.
2. Graduates are able to use analytical thinking and problem-solving skills to address specific problems.
3. Graduates can understand issues from a range of ethical, global and multicultural perspectives.
4. Graduates are able to communicate effectively both orally and in written form.

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Biculturally competent and confident

Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.


Timetable 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 12:00 - 14:00 E6 Lecture Theatre
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

David Stiles


The marks for each piece of assessment may be standardized before a final grade is determined.

Textbooks / Resources

Link to purchase the e-copy International management : managing across borders and cultures : text and cases; 9th edition.

E-text available


Class Representative
A class representative may be asked to volunteer in the first few weeks of class. Any problems with the course can be raised with the class rep. The class representative will take up any issues raised by class members with the lecturer concerned as they occur.

Departmental Academic Policies
The Department assumes that you have read this document.

You should also read the General Course and Examination Regulations

Dishonest Practice
The University of Canterbury considers cheating and plagiarism to be serious acts of dishonesty.  All assessed work must be your own individual work unless specifically stated otherwise in the assessment guidelines. Material quoted from any other source must be clearly acknowledged. You must not copy the work of another person (student or published work) in any assessment including examinations, tests and assignments. Any person, who is found to have copied someone else's work, or to have allowed their work to be copied, will receive a fail grade for that piece of assessment and may face disciplinary action which may lead to a fine, community service or exclusion from the university.

IMPORTANT: Where there are concerns regarding the authorship of written course work, a student can be required to provide a formal, oral explanation of the content of their work.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $845.00

International fee $3,975.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 10 people apply to enrol.

For further information see Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship .

All MGMT332 Occurrences

  • MGMT332-22S2 (C) Semester Two 2022