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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COURSES

International business courses give students the chance to explore how business changes across borders.

LEARNING HAS NO BORDERS

The majority of IB courses are open to students from all majors, and allow students to learn how traditional business skills like accounting and management change as they cross borders.  Although a knowlege of business practices is helpful, and upper division standing is usually required, IB courses often have no course prerequisites and are accessible to students from all backgrounds.

IB 337D: CAPSTONE IN GLOBAL MANAGEMENT

Restricted to students pursuing the Global Management minor. Develops students' ability to process and articulate learning from intercultural experience; develops skills in applying knowledge and strategies gained in one region/country to new cultural and geopoliticalcontexts. Satisfies the IB 137C/237D or MAN 137C/237D requirement.  Typically offered in the Spring semester.

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IB 350: INTERNATIONAL TRADE

Study of the principles, policies, and problems of the international exchange of goods and investments.  Non-Business majors are encouraged to take the course through its EUS 348.2 cross-listing.  Typically offered in the Fall and Spring semesters.

Sample Syllabus | Fall 2022 Details

IB 362: GLOBAL REGULATORY STRATEGY

Discover ways to manage a firm in a rapidly evolving regulatory environment. Explore how new technology reshapes social norms, legal rules, and society itself in different ways throughout the world.  Typically offered in the Fall semester.

Sample Syllabus | Fall 2022 Details

IB 366: INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING & TRANSFER PRICING

Discover how to price transactions between subsidiaries of multinational corporations buying and selling goods, services, intellectual property, and other assets in light of tax obligations and other considerations. Typically offered in the Spring semester.

Sample Syllabus | Spring 2022 Details

IB 367: STRATEGIC SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (Restricted)

Restricted to Business Majors. Management of manufacturing process technology in international competition. Cross-listed as OM 367. Prerequisites: O M 334M, 235, or 235H with a grade of at least C-; O M 338; and credit or registration for O M 368. Typically offered in the Fall and Spring semesters.

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IB 367C: INTERCULTURAL MANAGEMENT

Acquire tools for understanding culture-based motives and priorities to achieve your goals on international teams, negotiations, and partnerships. Learn how the cultural patterns of world regions and countries affect corporate management. Formerly IB 372.12. Typically offered in the Spring semester.

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IB 367D: GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Explore the practicalities of starting, managing, and exiting a business in a global context. Learn how entrepreneurs analyze opportunities, create business plans, raise funds, compete in a global marketplace, and manage crises through practical experience and real-world examples. Formerly IB 372.11. Typically offered in the Fall semester.

Sample Syllabus | Fall 2022 Details

IB 368: GLOBAL VALUE CHAINS

Learn how firms organize international production, trade, and investments within global value chains across multiple countries through outsourcing and offshoring. Hear from industry experts who join the class to discuss real-world global value chain problems. Typically offered in the Fall semester.

Sample Syllabus | Fall 2022 Details

IB 372: INTRO TO GLOBAL FINANCE

Explore how international finance operates in theory, mechanics, and current events. Examine how firms react to risks posed by international developments. Typically offered in the Fall semester.

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IB 372: PROCUREMENT & SUPPLIER MANAGEMENT (Restricted)

Restricted to Business Majors. Explores contemporary management problems including: procurement and supplier management; competitive analysis and benchmarking; the purchasing role in fulfilling a firm's operational and competitive strategies; supplier evaluation, development, and relationship management; and commodity planning. Cross-listed as O M 337.3. Prerequisite: O M 334M, 235 or 235H with a grade of at least C-. Typically offered in the Fall semester.

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IB 376: INTERNATIONAL FINANCE (Restricted)

Restricted to Business Majors. Explore the international financial environment, focusing particularly on factors affecting exchange rates and how rate changes affect the firm. Cross-listed as FIN 376. Prerequisite: FIN 357 or FIN 357H. Consent of instructor required. Typically offered in the Fall and Spring semesters.

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BGS 374: GLOBAL POLITICAL ECONOMY

Explore ways for firms to enhance their strategies in the global arena by engaging with international non-market actors such as foreign governments, regulators, political parties, NGOs, and the media. Discover the tools for crafting successful, integrated firm strategies in diverse institutional and political environments. Typically offered in the Fall semester.

Sample Syllabus | Fall 2022 Details

FOUNDATIONS OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS (IB 320F)

For non-Business majors. Learn the fundamentals of international trade and the international economy and explore international dimensions of management, marketing, finance, human resource management, and the theoretical, institutional, and functional foundations of international business.

QUESTIONS ABOUT COURSES?

Talk to your academic advisor or make an appointment to meet with a Global Readiness Adviser to discuss your options.