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%|
Students may conduct research as part of their coursework in this class. Instructors for the course are responsible for ensuring that student research projects comply with College policies on ethical conduct for research involving humans, which can require obtaining Informed Consent from participants and getting the approval of the Douglas College Research Ethics Board prior to conducting the research.
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
Courses listed here are equivalent to this course and cannot be taken for further credit:
- No equivalency courses