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HND Global Trade and Business WORKSHOP 2 GTB Overview: New Units added to Framework Credit Transfer arrangements David McAllister Qualifications Development.

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2 HND Global Trade and Business WORKSHOP 2 GTB Overview: New Units added to Framework Credit Transfer arrangements David McAllister Qualifications Development Specialist

3 GENERIC BUSINESS UNITS The Review is part of the overall review of the suite of business related HNDs. These frameworks have already gone through the review process and all the generic business units in the Global Trade and Business framework have been validated. No significant changes have been made to any of the generic units during the review process. HND Global Trade and Business

4 NEW UNITS ADDED TO THE FRAMEWORK 1. Marketing: An Introduction 2. Information Technology: Software Applications 1 ------ 3. International Physical Distribution 4. International Purchasing and Supply ------ 5. International Trade Institutions 6. International Business Environment – Geographical Influences HND Global Trade and Business

5 1. Marketing: An Introduction (F7BX 34) The consultation identified that students struggled with the international marketing units as they did not have knowledge of basic marketing theory. The introductory marketing unit has now been included and should be delivered before the International marketing units. HND Global Trade and Business

6 Marketing: An Introduction (continued) Summary of Unit Purpose: Provides understanding of marketing, its importance and covers the marketing mix for products and services. Outcomes - 2 Assessment – open book based on case materials HND Global Trade and Business

7 The consultation identified that students did not always have the basic IT knowledge and skills and therefore struggled with ICT in Business in 2 nd year. The Unit - Information Technology: Applications Software 1 is a basic introductory IT unit and offered in all the business frameworks. 2. IT: Applications Software 1 (D75X34) HND Global Trade and Business

8 Summary of Unit Purpose: Enables students to use a range of basic IT systems and software, providing a basis for the development of further IT skills. Outcomes - 2 Assessment – practical exercises IT: Software Applications 1(continued ) HND Global Trade and Business

9 3. International Physical Distribution (H31635) The consultation identified this Unit as a replacement for the existing International Logistics (F26Y35). This single credit unit covers the basic logistics knowledge and skills necessary, in addition to replacing some practical knowledge covered by the old Exporting unit. HND Global Trade and Business

10 Summary of Unit Purpose: This Unit enables students to understand the process and management of international physical distribution and logistics. Outcomes - 3 Assessment – Open-book based on case materials and student research International Physical Distribution (continued) HND Global Trade and Business

11 4. International Purchasing and Supply (H2X335) This Unit has been added to both broaden the subject knowledge and to expand the international element of the course. HND Global Trade and Business

12 – Summary of Unit Purpose: This Unit provides students with knowledge of the contribution of international purchasing and supply to the competitiveness and profitability of companies and why businesses are prepared to procure internationally Outcomes - 4 Assessment – open-book based on case materials and student research International Purchasing and Supply (continued) HND Global Trade and Business

13 5. International Trade Institutions (H2VX34) This Unit provides an introduction to the main international trade institutions and replaces the old International Institutions (D4XC35). Much of the content is similar but being at level 7, this Unit is regarded as a more appropriate introduction to the subject. HND Global Trade and Business

14 Summary of Unit Purpose: Enables students to understand the main international trade institutions and the effect they have on global trade and the global economy Outcomes - 3 Assessment – Integrated open-book based on case materials and student research International Trade Institutions (continued) HND Global Trade and Business

15 6. International Business Environment: Geographical Influences (H3MF 34) This Unit provides an introduction to international business and trade, focusing on the importance of geographical influences. This unit is delivered early in the programme and helps to underpin the students knowledge and understanding of the development of international trade and business. HND Global Trade and Business

16 International Business Environment: Geographical Influences (continued) Summary of Unit Purpose: Enables students to understand the important role played by both physical and human geography in influencing the development of global trade and business. Outcomes - 2 Assessment – Supervised open-book HND Global Trade and Business

17 Credit Transfer Arrangements

18 Where students have completed individual Units from the previous framework, they can be given credit transfer on a Unit by Unit basis. It is given where there is broad equivalence between the subject-related content of the Units, ie the Knowledge and/or Skills have not changed significantly, or are covered in the Unit for which credit is being awarded. HND Global Trade and Business

19 Credit Transfer Arrangements (continued) All the general business units have full credit transfer. HND Global Trade and Business

20 Credit Transfer Arrangements (continued) For Global Trade and Business Specific Units there is full credit transfer for the following units – International Marketing: An Introduction International marketing: The Mix Global Business Organisations Global Trade and Business: Graded Unit 1 Global Trade and Business: Graded Unit 2 HND Global Trade and Business

21 Credit Transfer Arrangements (continued) Full credit transfer has still to be confirmed for the following units: PartP HND Global Trade and Business Old UnitNew Unit International InstitutionsInternational Trade Institutions International LogisticsInternational Physical Distribution There is no automatic credit transfer for Sources of Export Assistance. This should be considered on an Outcome by Outcome basis.

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