Q1. List 5 places or organisations that provide opportunities to build international business networks. Q2. List 3 professional development activities or events. Q3. Why are international business networks useful? What useful information or industry knowledge can you gain through international business networks? List 3 sources of information. (1.5)
Q4. In a short paragraph, describe the steps you would follow to research, identify and join an international business network. (1.1-1.6) Q6. Define cultural awareness. (2.1)
Assessment Description and Requirements
You recently started a new job in your country at a small import-export business. The company would like you to work half the year in Australia and half the year in your home country. While in Australia, your company would like you to promote its unique products to the Australian market. Additionally, you must scout for new potential products to export to your home country. To achieve these goals, you must develop a wide business network. However, you are new to Australia and know few people. You need to build a network of businesses and colleagues. This network will expand your overall contacts in Australia and also help you better understand the cultures within the multicultural country.
Your overall assignment is to research and participate in a networking event and then write a detailed report after the event. This report must discuss the points listed below, and you will need to provide documentation of the event and contacts made.