INTL BUS 200 — INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
Technology, privatization, deregulation and other government policies, and growth of a mass culture are among the factors that drive global business today. Introduction to the key concepts necessary to understand the functioning of global markets and the inherent issues managers face in planning and executing international business strategies for products, services and investments.
INTL BUS/FRENCH 313 — PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE IN THE FRANCOPHONE WORLD
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 BUSINESS, GOVERNMENT AND NGOS
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/GEN BUS 320 — INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS
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
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
A course for the exploration of subject areas possibly to be introduced into the business curriculum.
INTL BUS 399 — READING AND RESEARCH-INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
Individual work suited to the needs of undergraduate students may be arranged both during regular sessions and the intersession periods.
INTL BUS/M H R 403 — GLOBAL ISSUES IN MANAGEMENT
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.
INTL BUS/MARKETNG 420 — GLOBAL MARKETING STRATEGY
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
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
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 450 — STUDY ABROAD IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
Engage in activities that aim to translate and integrate the study abroad experience. Build international business and global competencies while connecting with others engaged in an immersion experience. Enrollment limited to declared Certificate in International Business students during their study abroad semester.
INTL BUS/A A E/ECON 462 — LATIN AMERICAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
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/FINANCE 745 — MULTINATIONAL BUSINESS FINANCE
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 765 — CONTEMPORARY TOPICS
Exploration of advanced subject areas possibly to be introduced into the business curriculum.
INTL BUS 766 — GLOBAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Focuses on the acquisition of knowledge and the development of skills over a broad range of issues related to global management. The overall goal is to improve global competence by discussing: why organizations "go global;" global business venture options; the impact of foreign business activities on host countries; how to conduct a "CAGE" analysis; how to identify and mitigate global risks; issues related to CSR and corruption for foreign business activity; the role of labor codes; ways to manage a global work force; the role of "global cadres;" and the roles and management of expatriates. Country/region knowledge explored will encompass Asia, Africa, South America, and Europe.
INTL BUS 767 — GLOBAL LEARNING EXPERIENCE
Visit host countries to improve global competence by discussing and experiencing key issues for US organizations doing business in the host countries. A key component will be the integration, in a global context, of the knowledge and skills from the MBA coursework in marketing, finance, international business, operations, economics, accounting, strategy, and leadership. The techniques learned and practiced can be used in the future to competently research and understand global business issues for any part of the world.
INTL BUS 799 — READING AND RESEARCH-INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
Individual work suited to the needs of graduate students may be arranged both during regular sessions and the intersession periods.