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Global Markets

The new Global Markets major aims to prepare graduates to work in a complex and interconnected global workplace.

The new Global Markets major aims to prepare graduates to work in a complex and interconnected global workplace.

Students will get to grips with the challenges of doing business internationally, and be well-placed to provide solutions to problems that arise when trading across cultural boundaries.

They will develop expertise in supply chain management, agribusiness, and other related areas of business.

Graduates will understand how global economic issues impact on their own industry or workplace.

They will critically examine how global interconnectedness affects trade; and be ready to seek out solutions for problems in international supply chains.

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Study Location:Hamilton
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Study Global Markets in these qualifications

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100 Level

Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
ECONS101Economics for Business and Management15.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Hamilton Waikato College), 24A (Secondary School - Unistart), 24A (Tauranga), 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Hamilton Waikato College), 24VA (National Economics University, Vietnam) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
This paper offers insights into the behaviour of consumers, firms and the government within the economy, giving students skills in analysing and predicting the actions of individuals and businesses.
MGSYS101Digital Business and Supply Chain Management15.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Hamilton Waikato College), 24A (Tauranga), 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Hamilton Waikato College), 24VA (Internet National Economics University, Vietnam) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
This paper explores the dual concepts of digital business and supply chain management. The interactive lectures help in developing critical thinking skills and highlight many topical case studies.
MRKTG102Principles of Consumer Behaviour and Research15.024B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
This paper introduces consumer behaviour and research methods, relating to strategic marketing decisions. Theories draw from psychology, social and behavioural sciences and emphasise decision making processes and research methods for consumer markets.

200 Level

Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
AGBUS202Food and the Consumer15.024B (Hamilton)
This paper develops student understanding and analytical skills pertaining to food marketing and consumer perceptions, choice motives, segmentation and attitudes towards sustainable and innovative food products.
ECONS200Understanding the Global Economy15.024A (Hamilton) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
This paper focuses on developing understanding of contemporary global issues, including economic well-being, sustainable growth, emerging economies, world trade and globalisation.
SCMGT200Business Logistics15.024B (Hamilton) & 24VB (National Economics University, Vietnam)
Logistics is critical to the success of organisations and their ability to deliver their products to the right place at the right time. This paper covers fundamental areas of logistics.
SCMGT202Global Supply Chains15.024A (Hamilton) & 24VA (National Economics University, Vietnam)
New Zealand's distance from its primary markets makes the study of global supply chains vital. This paper provides a thorough understanding of supply chain management in a globalised context.
STMGT201Strategies for Enterprise15.024A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga)
Explores growth strategies for enterprises including their formulation and execution, and also features the particular challenges for family businesses - which are the most common form of enterprise in the world.

300 Level

Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
ECONS301Economic Growth and Wellbeing15.024A (Hamilton)
This paper covers the main macroeconomic models. There is analysis of the design and impact of macroeconomic policy, including implication for economic growth and wellbeing.
ECONS304International Economics Issues15.024A (Hamilton)
This paper covers in-depth analysis of the global economic environment, including international trade, access to markets and cross-border movement of factors of production including capital and labour.
MNMGT304Commercial Transactions15.024B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
This paper overviews the sources of New Zealand business law and obligations that arise under this law, and critically examines the importance of key aspects of: the Legal System and Treaty of Waitangi; Jurisdiction; Business forms; Directors duties; Agency; Contracts and On-line Contracts; Consumer Law - Fair Trading Act 1996 and ...
SCMGT304Ports and Shipping15.024B (Hamilton) & 24VB (National Economics University, Vietnam)
Ports and shipping are critical to the movement of freight from/to New Zealand and globally. This paper covers fundamental concepts, issues and practices related to ports and shipping operations.
STMGT305Doing Business Internationally15.024A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga)
Explores the international dimensions of business that enable growth and provide new markets, but increase the complexities involved (e.g. scale, different regulations, cultures).
STMGT306Business Ecosystems15.024G (Online)
Entrepreneurial ecosystems showcase the factors driving economic growth and sustainable development. Develop skills in evaluating the context for innovation and entrepreneurial growth, assessing entrepreneurial culture and applying innovation metrics.

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