Cognate Students - 1. 5 years full-time or part-time equivalent. The program has been designed to provide a basis for understanding the global business environment and the role of the manager within. The course is particularly suited to those seeking a career with organisations that operate in the global economy. This could include export/import companies, joint ventures, and public sector areas involved in international trade and conglomerates with subsidiaries reaching around the globe. The course is suitable for both new graduates as well as those graduates already in the workforce seeking to move from the domestic business sector into the international business environment. You have the opportunity to choose elective subjects offered as part of the course or from other areas of the University. The subjects are designed to explore both the macro and micro of international business environments, examining the functional strategies of multinational corporations in areas including marketing, management, finance, and human resource management. The La Trobe Business School reserves the right to offer its subjects in a variety of modes including but not limited to: seminars, lectures, compressed or block mode, tutorials, LMS delivery or any combination of the above.