The International Business course focuses on the impact of variation in the economic, political, legal, social, and cultural contexts of nations on the competitive business strategies of local and multinational firms.
Course objectives include:
- Developing concepts and tools useful in evaluating and formulating the competitive business strategies of firms on the changing global environment.
- Develop a general framework for the country analysis useful in identifying the opportunities, challenges, and risks various countries present both to firms headquartered in them, and to multinational firms currently or contemplating competing in them.
- Apply the international business concepts and tools, and the framework for the country analysis to a number of different firms in a number of different industries in a number of different countries.
- Develop communication skills, including the ability to present effectively and communicate in writing effectively.