BSB50815 Diploma of International Business
A)Create an online networking profile using a system such as LinkedIn. (Include no more than 3 screenshots with your answer)
B)Use at least three methods to identify upcoming or continuous networking opportunities in South Africa and Australia for TruWines. Include your findings along with reference to your sources (screenshots and website link) with your answer and write an explanation of the potential value of participation in each event. Use the case study above to set the stage for the identification process.
C)Oliver is advised to network within his c(intra-organisation). How should Oliver approach this assignment? Please refer to the case study and answer the question.
D)Sophia has asked Iminathi to identify an opportunity to network with a member of the international network and complete advance preparation for the meeting.
Write down important points of discussion and note what are the appropriate materials she should carry on the day.
E)Create a PowerPoint presentation explaining any one model of communication. Explain How might this model relate to international networking and cross-cultural communication? The presentation needs to be created using Power Point and should not be less than 8 and more than 10 slides of content.
Choose any one model listed here - Berlo’s Model of Communication, The Aristotle Model of Communication, The Shannon and Weaver Model, The Westley and MacLean’s Model, Schramm’s Model of Communication, Helical Model of Communication.
F)Suggest eight to ten ways how Oliver can demonstrate his ability to support others in his business network. Oliver also needs to go through all the organisational policies and procedure for protecting company’s intellectual property and being ethical while exchanging information.
G)Identify and explain a source of information that Oliver can look into relating to TruWines’s social and cultural awareness of a specific cultural group in South Africa amongst existing or prospective business networks. What information can Oliver expects to gather from them?
H)Identify and explain sources of information that Oliver can look into relating to TruWines’s social and cultural awareness for specific cultural groups in South Africa within current and prospective network membership and analyse for reliability, cost and quality. Write down the findings of Oliver’s research along with reference to the sources used.
I)Do a role-play with your trainer on a high context culture and a low context culture. During your interaction, ensure that you demonstrate social and cultural awareness and an appropriate personal communication style.
J)Reflect on the two short instances of communication (first day face to face meeting) between Iminathi and Oliver from the Case Study and assess the quality and effectiveness of communication styles. Write a report detailing any changes you would suggest.
K)Oliver has to prepare the cost estimating the networking efforts by TruWines (TOPS at SPAR Wine Show, TOPS at SPAR Wine Show) in South Africa. Present Oliver’s conclusions in a report form minimally two paragraphs in length.
L)Describe how Oliver has determined KPIs for TruWines’s recent networking efforts and analyse the outcomes of his participation in networking.
M)Review Sophia and her team’s networking efforts for building business networks in South Africa. Discuss with your trainer whether you feel these efforts should be increased, maintained or decreased. Justify your answer.