a. Critically comprehend and discuss the central concepts and principles of international business. b. Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the role different cultures play in developing successful international operations. c. Assess and explain the impact of the various geopolitical factors on the internationalisation of business activities and strategies. d. Critically evaluate an international business operation from a structural, cultural and ethical as well as leadership and human resources perspective by applying appropriate theories, models. e. Demonstrate a critical awareness of the ethical aspects of global management. f. Assess the relevance, appropriateness and effectiveness of human resource management practices in an international context.