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Week 2—Introduction
Project group checkpoint: Think seriously about forming project groups of two to three people. In the tute, you will be given some time to talk with your peers. These project groups will form the basis for working on the group assignment and will be useful in studying unit material (encourage students to preview lectures and tutes). Students in a group should be from one tutorial. In extenuating circumstances a group can be split across tutorials, but all students must agree to attend one tute for the presentation. (For Hobart students, they have to be with the same tutor)
Assignment groups have to be formed by week 3. and the topic have to be decided by week 4. Tutors are to keep these records and let students know how they may inform you of their choices (e-mail or whatever else)
Students are encouraged to choose a company that is based in the country where the student comes from. This will allow students to gain more knowledge relevant to their background and their future jobs.

1. How do you define the Asia Pacific as a region?
• Definitions vary, depending on the purposes of the definitions
• Should be based on certain similarities of countries included
• Commonly included countries: o China o Japan o 4 NIEs o 10 ASEAN member countries

• Launceston and Hobart campuses to consider the following question, whether Australia be included in AP. Binary and IEP may or may not discuss. o The AP is not a formal organisation where its members are approved by somebody o Whether the AP is important to Australia? yes, in economic and political sense o Australia is different from the rest of the AP in terms of culture, business practices o Australia is developing economic relationship with AP countries o It is not possible that Australia develops close economic relationship without political cooperation o The benefits and…...

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