International Business


3 Credit Hours

Explores the diverse environment, management concerns, financial issues, and marketing questions faced by international business organizations. Students gain a heightened global awareness as they seek the knowledge and skills needed to function competitively in an increasingly interdependent world.

Prerequisite: BUS1101

 


3 Credit Hours

Examines various international trade theories, policies, practices, and current controversies regarding national trade policies. This course also explores the influences of the World Trade Organization and international trade agreements on government and corporate trade practices.

Prerequisite: IBS2201

 


3 Credit Hours

Introduces concepts of marketing in an international setting. This course addresses the global issues that challenge marketers. Topics include techniques for entering and exploiting international markets, the elements of an international marketing mix, and the cultural influences on marketing management and strategies.

Prerequisites: IBS2201, MKT2220

 


3 Credit Hours

Introduces the various aspects of international management. Topics include the challenges of managing international organizations, the impact of culture on organizations, and the management of cultural diversity at home and abroad.

Prerequisites: IBS2201, MGT2220

 


3 Credit Hours

Develops a working knowledge of the primary aspects of international business law. This course will include an examination of both public and private international law. Also studied will be treaties, compacts, and conventions that impact international business law and the role of the United Nations.

Prerequisites: BUS2231, IBS2201   

 


3 Credit Hours

Provides an introduction to international banking, financial markets, global government, and private financial institutions. This course covers the financial functions that multinational corporations, government agencies, and other organizations use in their funding and investment activities.

Prerequisites: IBS2201, FIN3301

 


3 Credit Hours

Develops an understanding of the global challenges of the 21st century. This course considers globalization within a historical, social, and political framework emphasizing the emergence of modernity.

Prerequisites: IBS2201, MGT2220

 


3 Credit Hours

Covers the organization, functions, and processes of a global purchasing department. This course examines various global sourcing and logistical management topics.

Prerequisites: IBS2201, MGT2220

 


3 Credit Hours

Provides an overview of how business is conducted in different regions of the world. This course focuses on economic, cultural, and political influences affecting business operations and explores business in various regions, such as Asia, Latin America, and Europe.

Prerequisites: IBS2201, IBS2240

 


3 Credit Hours

Introduces various procedural practices and methods for handling exports and imports. Topics include U.S. customs regulations and practices, tariff legislation and duties, marine and other insurance protection, and import and export documents applicable to specific countries.

Prerequisites: IBS2225, IBS2240

 


3 Credit Hours

Emphasizes business practices and characteristics of emerging markets. This course provides students with the competencies required to develop and flourish business in newly industrialized and developing nations.

Prerequisite: IBS2225

 


3 Credit Hours

Introduces the globalization of markets and the challenges faced by multinational corporations. Topics include the management of international objectives/strategies, multinational corporate structures, corporate skills for international operations, managerial communications, and operating policies of the multinational corporation.

Prerequisite: IBS2240

 


3 Credit Hours

Integrates the concepts and practices of using the various functional areas of business to build and consolidate a sustainable competitive advantage in the global arena. This course examines the framework needed for the successful formulation of a corporate mission and global corporate strategies.

Prerequisites: IBS2225, IBS2240, IBS3341

 


3 Credit Hours

Utilizes a robust simulation model to expose students to the complexities of managing a business in the global environment. Students develop expertise by creating various scenarios. ‘Venture Strategy’ provides a realistic visual environment, multimedia content, and built-in tools for real-time team collaboration.

Prerequisites: IBS2225, IBS2240, IBS3341