Business Environment Country Report - VANUATU (20%)
Groups will make a 20 minute presentation using PowerPoint on their assessment of the business environment in a Pacific Island Country assigned to their group.
Groups should analyze the business environment of the selected country and make a presentation using charts, maps, diagrams, photos and illustrations. Reports should cover:
Business environment and the World Bank ease of doing business survey findings for 2013
Country economic profile and private sector structure and performance
Economic outlook for sustainable development, green growth and investment
Review of the growth prospects of industries
Support for small business and entrepreneurship
Assessment Criteria for the Presentation
Quality of Oral and Visual Presentation
Logical structure of the presentation with table of content as second slide.
Clear presentation of the topic and the main issues
Quality of power-point slides
Use of graphs, charts, tables, photographs
Presenters engage audience with eye contact, confidence, enthusiasm, positive attitude, persuasive style
Timing and speed of presentation ( 20 minutes limit)
Evidence of thorough preparation
Collected information on the country from several websites, published reports and studies
Demonstrated a sound knowledge of the country business environment
MBA 434 South Pacific Business Environment @ The University of the South Pacific
This was to cover the required Case study (10%)
In groups of four or five people you will analyze a case study and apply tools presented during the lectures. From the 11 case studies we chose: Pure Fiji
The course covers key issues relating to the South Pacific business environment. Corporate social responsibility, regionalism, utilisation of natural resources, impacts of culture on business problems, labour relations, government support for business privatisation and the consequences of foreign investment will be considered. The relationships of business, culture and the natural environment, commercial law, as well as the ethics of various viewpoints and practices constitute major themes.
Date: January 2013