Knowledge-Based Management in Asia

Qualification: Postgraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 14 weeks
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Awarded by: Griffith University
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About this unit

Knowledge-Based Management in Asia is an online unit provided by Griffith University and Open Universities Australia which explores issues relating to business management in the Asia-Pacific region.

Firstly, you will learn about the relationships between countries in the region regarding trade, investment, currency and economic integration under the auspices of APEC. Secondly, you will discuss regional differences in political, legal, economic and cultural environments.

Finally, you will discuss the management challenges faced by multinational enterprises when dealing with regional similarities and divergences, ranging from cross-border strategy and market entry to production and managing human resources. By the end of the unit you will have developed an in-depth and specialised understanding of managing cross-border relations in the Asia-Pacific region.

Eligibility

In order to enrol, you must be accepted into the following course:

  • Graduate Certificate in Asia Pacific Business Management, Griffith University

Areas of study

In the Knowledge-Based Management in Asia unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Part 1: cross-border linkage in the Asia Pacific
  • Introduction: globalisation and the Asia Pacific
  • Cross-border trade in the Asia Pacific
  • Cross-border investment in the Asia Pacific
  • Foreign exchange in the Asia Pacific
  • Part 2: cross-border difference in the Asia Pacific
  • Cross-border difference in political and legal environment
  • Cross-border difference in economic environment
  • Cross-border difference in culture
  • Part 3: cross-border management in the Asia Pacific
  • Cross-border strategy and organisation
  • Cross-border market entry and alliance
  • Cross-border marketing
  • Cross-border production and logistics
  • Cross-border human resource management

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following course:

  • Graduate Certificate in Asia Pacific Business Management, Griffith University

Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.

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How will this unit advance my career?

Knowledge-Based Management in Asia is an essential unit for those seeking to pursue a career in business management in the Asia Pacific region. It will equip you with a comprehensive understanding of cross-border business practice in the region, and will also provide practical skills in handling business across a diverse range of contexts. By broadening your awareness of different economic contexts in Asia, you will add an international dimension to your future career prospects, which would be useful across a range of business-related professions.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Knowledge-Based Management in Asia from Griffith University.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA's full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

 

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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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