Group assignment. DUE WEEK 5
assignment’s purpose is to perform a country
analysisand assessment of a new emerging market where rapid GDP growth
before the 2008 (Global financial crisis) created attractive investment
inter-related components of this assignment:
form groups of 3 to 4 students (number
negotiated with the lecturer)
will be required to pick one of the following countries and perform an
assessment of its potential and opportunity for Foreign Direct Investment
Countries: China, India, Russia, Thailand, Eastern
European countries, etc. Country is to be chosen by the group.
must address the following key areas:
overview of the country or region
Economic, Socio-cultural and Technological influences/benefits/ advantages
resource and factor endowments that create competitive advantage
currency and exchange influences
countries existing trade policies, systems, barriers and incentives
levels of Foreign Direct Investment
and recommendation based on your assessment
You will present
the findings of your research topic along with written report in Week 7 Class.
need to cite material from academic texts or articles or official sources,
e.g. government reports, and the final report MUST BE WRITTEN IN YOUR OWN
will provide students with a Guide to Business Writing.
All reports must contain in-text citation and
an accurate and complete set of references at the end of the paper.
Your report and presentation will be assessed as follows:
structure, written presentation
of concepts and course material
and research skills shown
impression of excellence