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Asia Pacific Business (11206.1)

Level: Intermediate Unit Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Government & Policy


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  • Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (191528) - View

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The unit is an interdisciplinary study of the economic and business environment of the Asia-Pacific region that examines the interactions and development of economies of the region over time, the special factors affecting different countries and areas, the structure of industry and ownership, government-business relations, and the impact of globalisation and regional trade and investment as well as prospects for emerging international business.

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Apply specialised business and economic concepts to analyse competitive strategies and business decision-making in the Asia-Pacific and South East Asia regions;

2. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of the complex structures and workings of major economies such as Japan, China, South Korea, India and the ASEAN countries in connection with appropriate economic concepts and ideas;

3. Demonstrate an effective understanding of the economic development of Pacific Basin economies in a comparative fashion with reference to appropriate models and theory; and

4. Identify the sources of financial, currency, and economic crises in the Asia-Pacific region and how governments of the region adjusted to these crises.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

One 2 hour lecture and one 1 hour tutorial on-campus per week.


11175 Introduction to Economics AND 11204 Introduction to International Business.



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