Multinational Corporations and International Markets

Subject code: LB5932

Multinational Corporations (MNCs) are, beyond a doubt, among the most powerful global forces, maintaining footholds and assets across international boundaries – and in some cases, annual revenue exceeding the GDPs of small nations. This subject will familiarise you with the organisational structures of MNCs, the local-regional-global nexus of MNC operations environments, and crucial aspects of social-corporate responsibility. Through critical analysis of case studies, you will learn about operations and management in multinational/transnational environments.

Learning outcomes

Upon completing this subject, you will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast mature and emerging markets of MNC's in in the local, regional, and global nexuses
  • Critically examine operations, management and marketing of MNC's
  • Identify and analyse social corporate responsibility of MNC's
  • Identify and analyse the role of stakeholders in public and private partnerships under different economic systems and within government visions for economic development


Assessment for this course will occur at various times across the seven-week study period. Tasks may include online quizzes, discussion board activity, portfolio development, case studies, reflection, literature reviews presentations and reports. Feedback will be provided to you throughout the study period as well as a final grade at the conclusion of the study period. Click here to find out more about this subject's assessments. 

This subject forms part of Global Perspective & Strategy - one of three key areas studied in the online Master of Business Administration Global

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