INTL BUS 200 — INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

3 credits.

A survey of the interrelationships of world business operations; an introduction to current conceptual perspectives; cultural, educational, political and economic constraints, the international financial and trade frameworks, and the problems and challenges facing the multinational corporation.

INTL BUS/​FRENCH  313 — PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE IN THE FRANCOPHONE WORLD

3 credits.

Study and analysis of the culture and sociology of professional environments in the French and Francophone worlds, including government, international organizations, NGO's and business. Students develop communication skills through interactive teaching methods in multimedia labs.

INTL BUS/​FRENCH  314 — CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN GOVERNMENT, ORGANIZATIONS, AND ENTERPRISE

3 credits.

Cultural study of contemporary Francophone Africa, focusing on issues in government, organizations and enterprise. Exploration of cultural and professional relations between Francophone Africa and France, the European Union, and the United States.

INTL BUS/​FRENCH  315 — ADVANCED INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES IN PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION

3 credits.

In-depth study, from interdisciplinary perspectives, of key aspects of technical French language for the professions and business, together with an exploration of the history, sociology, and culture of professional environments in the French and Francophone worlds.

INTL BUS/​GEN BUS  320 — INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS

3 credits.

Develops awareness and knowledge of cultural influences on business. Focuses on various attitudes toward work, time, material possession, business, and the relationship of these attitudes to different social, religious, philosophical, and educational backgrounds of business people from cultures around the world.

INTL BUS/​SPANISH  329 — SPANISH FOR BUSINESS

3 credits.

Spanish lexicon and linguistic style for management, banking, accounting, capital investment, personnel and office systems, production of goods and services, marketing, finance, and import/export; includes translation and interpretive activities.

INTL BUS 365 — CONTEMPORARY TOPICS

1-3 credits.

A course for the exploration of subject areas possibly to be introduced into the business curriculum.

INTL BUS 399 — READING AND RESEARCH-INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

1-6 credits.

INTL BUS/​M H R  403 — GLOBAL ISSUES IN MANAGEMENT

3 credits.

This course focuses on the strategic management required in global business. Topics include environmental analysis, global strategy, and subsidiary control. The aim of the course is to develop special skills that are required to manage international firms. Not open to grad stdts

INTL BUS/​MARKETNG  420 — GLOBAL MARKETING STRATEGY

3 credits.

Structure of foreign trading; commercial facilities available to exporters and importers; application of economic analysis in marketing decisions; contemporary trends in international economy affecting foreign trade policies and practices.

INTL BUS/​REAL EST  430 — INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE

3 credits.

Analysis of international real estate and related transaction issues, especially in foreign countries which are visited as part of the course; survey of land use patterns and regulations, ownership rights, types of leases, transfer procedures, mortgage system, tax matters, currency risks, and geographical diversification issues.

INTL BUS/​FINANCE  445 — MULTINATIONAL BUSINESS FINANCE

3 credits.

Application of financial theory to the operations of multinational firms; survey of the international financial environment; determinants of international portfolio and direct investment capital flows; management of foreign exchange position and hedging strategies; evaluation of foreign investment projects (multinational capital budgeting); international financial structure decisions; multinational credit institutions and capital markets; taxation of international business.

INTL BUS/​A A E/​ECON  462 — LATIN AMERICAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

3 credits.

A historico-institutional analysis of development problems in the principal Latin American countries, with attention to differentiation of national growth patterns and alternative development strategies.

INTL BUS/​REAL EST  730 — INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE

3 credits.

Analysis of international real estate and related transaction issues, especially in foreign countries which are visited as a part of the course; survey of land use patterns and regulations, ownership rights, types of leases, transfer procedures, mortgage system, tax matters, currency risks, and geographical diversification issues.

INTL BUS/​FINANCE  745 — MULTINATIONAL BUSINESS FINANCE

3 credits.

Theory of business finance as applied to the operations of multinational firms; financial analysis and control of foreign investment decisions; working capital management; multinational credit institutions and capital markets; special accounting problems and trends in international monetary affairs.

INTL BUS/​OTM  755 — INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS: PROBLEMS AND ADMINISTRATION

3 credits.

Organizations and strategies of international and multinational firms. Initiating international operations, joint venture problems, relationships with state enterprises, licensing methods, defenses against adverse government policies (including confiscation), and international business policies and tactics.

INTL BUS 765 — CONTEMPORARY TOPICS

1-4 credits.

INTL BUS 799 — READING AND RESEARCH-INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

1-6 credits.

Individual work suited to the needs of graduate students may be arranged both during regular sessions and the intersession periods.