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Course Details

Title International Business
Field of Study Business
Professor Jeffrey Sallaz (jsallaz@email.arizona.edu)
Type Academic course
Delivery Type Online Track (100% online course): Pre-recorded
Credits 3
Contact hours 45
Schedule N/A Recorded
Course code BUS3009
Course number 18043
Description

This course will introduce students to key issues of international business.  We begin by introducing the concepts of globalization and national difference.  This lays a foundation for looking at issues of international trade and monetary systems.  From here follows an exploration of business strategy within a globalized context, including business functions such as supply chain management, marketing and human resources.

Objective

To educate students in the key issues facing companies and governments in the global economy, with a focus on international business.

Preparations

No pre-requisites are required.

Materials: There is one required textbook: International Business: Competing in the Global Marketplace.. Charles W. L. Hill and G. Tomas M. Hult. McGraw-Hill, 12th edition. (available as e-textbook)

Materials
Evaluation
Assignment
20%
Attendance
10%
Final
35%
Midterm
35%
Lesson Plan
Class 1: Globalization: An Overview
Class 2: National Differences in Political, Economic and Legal Systems
Class 3: Differences in Culture; in-class assignment
Class 4: International Trade Theory
Class 5: Government Policy and Trade
Class 6: The International Monetary System
Class 7: Summary, Midterm Exam
Class 8: The Global Capital Market
Class 9: The Strategy of International Business
Class 10: The Organization of International Business
Class 11: Strategic Alliances; In-class assignment
Class 12: Supply Chain Management
Class 13: Global Marketing
Class 14: Global Human Resource Management
Class 15: Conclusion, Final Exam
Last Updated April 16, 2021
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