MGMT324-24S2 (C) Semester Two 2024

International Entrepreneurship

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 15 July 2024
End Date: Sunday, 10 November 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 28 July 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 29 September 2024


International Entrepreneurship is a course designed for those interested in the practices of ‘the entrepreneur’, and who wish to build on their existing understanding of international business. The main focus of this course is the entrepreneur as an international business operative. The course discusses issues such as: the nature of entrepreneurship, the changing global environment, expansion through franchising, culture and the international environment, and the dark side of entrepreneurship. International case studies, local case studies and recent research findings are used extensively, and students will be encouraged to analyse these through the application of the theoretical material presented during lectures.

Learning Outcomes

The objectives of the course are:
1. Understand entrepreneurship theory in a global context
2. Analyse and apply business knowledge within a real-world environment
3. Apply critical judgement and initiative in displaying effective problem solving and decision making in the entrepreneurial context
4. Understand and analyse the environmental context in which entrepreneurs operate
5. Understand how the cultural and ethical perspectives can influence the understanding of a given entrepreneurial-related issues

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Biculturally competent and confident

Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.

Engaged with the community

Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.


45 points at 200-level or above in MGMT or MKTG

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 12:00 - 14:00 E16 Lecture Theatre
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct

Timetable Note

The first hour of each session of this course will be recorded using the ECHO360 lecture recording system. The second hour will be workshop based

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Herb de Vries


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Weekly Group Activity 25%
Mid Term Quiz 25 Aug 2024 25%
Final Exam 50% TBA

To pass this course you must not only achieve a final grade of 50% or higher, but also achieve a weighted average grade of at least 45% across all invigilated assessments.

Assessment in Te Reo Māori
In recognising that Te Reo Māori is an official language of New Zealand, the University provides for students who may wish to use the Te Reo Māori in their assessment. If you intend to submit your work in Te Reo Māori you are required to do the following:

Read the Assessment in Te Reo Māori Policy and ensure that you meet the conditions set out in the policy. This includes, but is not limited to, informing the Course Coordinator 1) no later than 10 working days after the commencement of the course that you wish to use Te Reo Māori and 2) at least 15 working days before each assessment due date that you wish to use Te Reo Māori.

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

De Vries, Huibert Peter; The global entrepreneur ; [Publisher not identified], 2021.

Additional reading materials will be posted on LEARN and lecture hand-outs will be available in class.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $893.00

International fee $4,200.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Management, Marketing and Tourism .

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