Course Code: BUSN419 Course ID: 2933 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course focuses on the organization, management strategies, and essential operations of international business and cross cultural management. It provides a managerial perspective and a framework of analysis for examining the similarities and differences in the philosophy and practices of management around the world. Topics include the methods and importance of effective strategic planning when organizing and administering international marketing, finance, and human resource management areas toward efficient business, government, and global market relationships. By focusing on the analysis of national and organizational cultures and the impact of individual behaviors, the course gives a strong basis for managers to successfully manage in different countries and different populations.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 08/01/21||Spring 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|02/22/21 - 07/30/21||08/02/21 - 09/26/21||Summer 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|03/29/21 - 09/03/21||09/06/21 - 10/31/21||Summer 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to
CO1: Students will learn how to associate theories and approaches to international business management.
CO2: Students will be able to examine a country’s political and sociocultural backgrounds.
CO 3: Students will evaluate various forms of international trade, investment options, and finance within the international business environment.
CO 4: Students will apply international business theory and concepts to a multinational organization for a successful strategic plan.LO - 1 – Identify the changing nature of the global economy and the impact of political differences.
LO - 2 – Working with various countries of different political backgrounds, the student will evaluate the environment of a country’s political and economic economy.
LO - 3 – Given the option of trading in foreign markets, the student will examine when it is appropriate to implement one strategy over another and determine the logistics of global production or outsourcing.
LO - 4 – Given the various policy instruments, the student will examine why governments must intervene in international trade.
LO - 5 - Working with a chosen country, the student will identify and examine the factors involved to enter a foreign market and how those factors affect various foreign direct investments.
LO - 6 - Working with the international monetary system, the student will detect and evaluate a foreign exchange market within the realm of international business management.
LO - 7 – Given foreign strategy options, the student will examine how to be effective with regional economic integration within the framework of an organization’s operational management.
LO - 8 – Identifying the various organizational architectures, the student will be able to apply appropriate strategies to improve the performance of an international business.
|Discussion Forums||25.00 %|
|Introduction Forum||3.57 %|
|Week 2 Forum||3.57 %|
|Week 3 Forum||3.57 %|
|Week 5 Forum||3.57 %|
|Week 6 Forum||3.57 %|
|Week 7 Forum||3.57 %|
|Week 8 Forum||3.57 %|
|Week 6 - Homework Assignment||10.00 %|
|Quiz Week 1||10.00 %|
|Quiz Week 3||10.00 %|
|Quiz Week 6||10.00 %|
|Midterm Exam||15.00 %|
|Mid-Term Exam||15.00 %|
|Final Exam||20.00 %|
|Final Exam||20.00 %|
Microsoft Word 97 – 2003 – 2007 or newer.
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|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*|
|Book Title:||International Business - e-book available online, link provided inside the classroom|
|Publication Info:||Lumen Learning|
|Author:||No Author Specified|
Not current for future courses.