2HND Global Trade and Business WORKSHOP 2GTB Overview: New Units added to FrameworkCredit Transfer arrangementsDavid McAllisterQualifications Development Specialist
3GENERIC BUSINESS UNITS HND Global Trade and BusinessGENERIC BUSINESS UNITSThe 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.
4NEW UNITS ADDED TO THE FRAMEWORK HND Global Trade and BusinessNEW UNITS ADDED TO THE FRAMEWORK1. Marketing: An Introduction 2. Information Technology: Software Applications 1------3. International Physical Distribution 4. International Purchasing and SupplyInternational Trade Institutions 6. International Business Environment –Geographical Influences
5HND Global Trade and Business 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.
6HND Global Trade and Business Marketing: An Introduction (continued)Summary of Unit Purpose:Provides understanding of marketing, its importance and covers the marketing mixfor products and services. Outcomes - 2Assessment – open book based on case materials
7HND Global Trade and Business 2. IT: Applications Software 1 (D75X34) The consultation identified that students did not always have the basic IT knowledge and skills and therefore struggled with ICT in Business in 2nd year. The Unit - Information Technology: Applications Software 1 is a basic introductory IT unit and offered in all the business frameworks.
8HND Global Trade and Business IT: Software Applications 1(continued)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 Assessment – practical exercises
9HND Global Trade and Business 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.
10HND Global Trade and Business International Physical Distribution (continued)Summary of Unit Purpose: This Unit enables students to understand the process and management of international physical distribution and logistics. Outcomes Assessment – Open-book based on case materials and student research
11HND Global Trade and Business 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.
12HND Global Trade and Business International Purchasing and Supply (continued)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 Assessment – open-book based on case materials and student research
13HND Global Trade and Business 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.
14HND Global Trade and Business International Trade Institutions (continued)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 Assessment – Integrated open-book based on case materials and student research
15HND Global Trade and Business 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.
16HND Global Trade and Business 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 Assessment – Supervised open-book
17HND Global Trade and Business Credit Transfer Arrangements
18Credit Transfer Arrangements HND Global Trade and BusinessCredit Transfer ArrangementsWhere 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.
19Credit Transfer Arrangements (continued) HND Global Trade and BusinessCredit Transfer Arrangements (continued)All the general business units have full credit transfer.
20Credit Transfer Arrangements (continued) HND Global Trade and BusinessCredit 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
21Credit Transfer Arrangements (continued) HND Global Trade and BusinessCredit Transfer Arrangements (continued)Full credit transfer has still to be confirmed for the following units: PartPOld UnitNew UnitInternational InstitutionsInternational Trade InstitutionsInternational LogisticsInternational Physical DistributionThere is no automatic credit transfer for Sources ofExport Assistance. This should be considered on an Outcome by Outcome basis.