Course Description

Course Name

Management in Asia-Pacific

Session: VDNS3122

Hours & Credits

18 Credit Points

Prerequisites & Language Level

36 200-level MANT points

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Understanding selected cultures of Asia-Pacific in relation to management practice.

The Asia-Pacific region is diverse and rapidly-changing. This region is of considerable economic importance and offers immense challenges and business opportunities. MANT 341 covers a broad range of issues pertaining to management in the Asia-Pacific context, including the advantages and disadvantages of various entry modes, building and developing relationships with partners, managing people and cross-cultural communication.

Teaching Arrangements
One 2-hour lecture per week

Course Structure
Students are expected to attend all class meetings and to contribute actively to class discussions. Assessment is based on a country report and presentation, case quizzes, group project and a final exam.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this paper, you should be able to:
- Describe the complexities of doing business in the region
- Explain the business and institutional environments in the region's key countries
- Evaluate the benefits and risks associated with different ways of doing business in various Asia-Pacific markets

By the end of the paper, you should also have developed your writing, presentation, research and analytical skills.

*Course content subject to change