Combinations of lectures, supplementary materials & presentations and class presentations.
- Comparative Environmental Frameworks.
- Trade and Investment theories.
- Global Financial Environment: Foreign Exchange Markets.
- International Business-Government relationships.
- Tactical Operations Alternatives: Country evaluation, collaborative and control strategies.
- International business operations: marketing, export strategies, human resource management.
At the end of the course, the student should be able to:
- describe the cultural, political and legal environments facing business internationally;
- analyze trade theories as they pertain to government influence, economic integration, cooperative agreements and foreign direct investment;
- describe foreign-exchange market and exchange rates;
- evaluate international business negotiations and diplomacy;
- analyze tactical alternatives in international operations;
- evaluate the management of international business functions.
|Midterm exams: (2+)||30%-40%|
|Term Case Presentation||20%-25%|
|Assignment(s) and Quiz(zes)||5%-15%|
Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students
Wild, John J., Wild, Kenneth L. International Business:The Challenges of Globalization (latest edition), (Toronto: Pearson Prentice Hall).
Completion of 45 credits and BUSN 1210 (C or higher) OR Instructor permission