Masters level (MBA)

cbe-accredited

The UAE in the Global Business Environment (ECON 605)

Course overview:
Deeper global economic integration is a key strategic goal for the UAE and is seen as a catalyst for the UAE’s sustainable economic development. This course provides an in depth understanding of how international business issues affect the UAE and how the UAE is positioning itself in the global economy. The course will provide a clear framework for understanding the process of globalisation, international transactions, financial issues, global economic trends and their significance for UAE organisations, as well as how government policy is facilitating the UAE’s deeper integration into the global economy.

ECON 605 Syllabus  (Course outline, required readings and Learning Objectives)

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Lectures:

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“Globalisation and International Business”

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“The UAE in the Global Economy”

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“Competitive Advantage”

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“Strategic Planning in the UAE”

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“International Trade”

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“The UAE and International Trade”

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“Foreign Investment”

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“The UAE and Foreign Investment”

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“Exchange Rates”

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“The UAE’s Financial Services Sector”

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“Regional Economic Integration”

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“GCC Economic Integration”

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Other course materials:

Exercise 01  Related to Lectures one and two

Exercise 02  Related to Lectures three and four

Exercise 03  Related to Lectures five and six

Exercise 04  Related to Lectures seven and eight

Exercise 05  Related to Lectures nine and ten

Exercise 06  Related to Lectures eleven and twelve

Assessment criteria and guidelines:

Business Report Guidelines

Business Report Assessment Rubric

Group Presentation Guidelines

Group Presentation Assessment Rubric

Groupwork Assessment Rubric

Final Exam Guidelines

Final Exam Revision Handout

Document format and referencing guidelines:
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