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  Feb 22, 2018
 
 
    
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BUS 216 - Special Topics in International Business


This course is designed to study current international, regional, country-specific, industry, and firm-based issues related to concepts in international business practice and environment.  Working individually and/ or in a group the student will engage in critical analysis of a broad range of selected readings and case studies.  Application of concepts in global economic and business theory presented by the student through writing and discussion.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  BUIB major, BUS 116 or SOS 116 International Business Environments or permission of instructor

Credits: 3
Hours
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes for this Course:

  • Develop a comparative perspective of business practices in the three major trading regions of the globe.
  • Develop a comparative perspective of the varied environmental factors affecting business and trade relations in different countries of the globe.
  • Understand the mechanics of trade, both export and import, including transport issues, customs documentation, distribution methods, and etc.
  • Know the current issues related to the world trade organization and other international agencies.
  • Explore and provide analysis of current issues involving the European Union, North American Tree Trade Agreement, and other regional integration agreements.
  • Read articles and understand current issues related to business activity of U.S. businesses.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the various sources of information and research tools relating to the practice of international business.
  • Be able to identify factors that create international business opportunities.
  • Be able to assess financing sources for global business operations.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to manage international finance and business risk.
  • Understand and be able to differentiate the varied strategies for entering the global marketplace.
  • Complete and present an international business plan for a firm entering a new foreign market.
  • Use international business simulations to provide quasi-practical exposure to international operations of a firm.
  • Demonstrate a better understanding of the case study method as applied to international business management issues.




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