International Business (IBUS)
A survey of social network theories and evidence that provide theoretical, empirical and practical examples of how different social network configurations achieve different function goals. Concepts are applied to case studies of multinational enterprises to illustrate the network coordination challenges of global business.
Topics in international business. Reading and research on selected topics in the practices in the international business environment.
A survey of the organization and management of international business stressing the effects of international cultural, economic, and legal factors on the management function. Typical factors examined are export and import trade, transnational investment, finance, marketing, production, taxation, and the role of the U.S. national in multinational organizations.
An intensive study of international financial management. Topics include investment analysis, financing decisions, taxation, foreign-exchange risk policies, joint ventures, transfer pricing, financing of trade, and financial control of international operations.
Marketing management of the international operation stressing the viewpoint of the marketing manager who must recognize differences in market arrangements and in legal, cultural, and economic factors in different countries.
Functionally integrated international strategy design and negotiation with host countries within the worldwide structure of international firms. Emphasis on decision-making in the face of rapidly changing international conditions.
Systematically compare and contrast corporate governance systems across a variety of countries.
Examines the management of strategic, structural and informal processes within multinational corporations, and how to lead a global workforce.
Introduces conceptual frameworks to understand globalization and the changes taking place in the international political economy, and the interactions of governments and global organizations.
Introduces conceptual perspectives for understanding dramatic economic events in the global economy; a comparative view of national institution-based systems.
Cross-listed course: DMSB 741
Practical knowledge and skills to operate effectively and avoid unexpected losses when doing business in international markets under a foreign legal system.
Equip managers with the tools to identify intellectual property assets, manage asset development and implementation, and to create intellectual property strategies tailored to business objectives.
Survey of the managerial, political, economic, sociological and psychological foundations of global stakeholder management and engagement through extant theory and case study examples of successful and failed stakeholder management strategies in various industries and multiple countries.
Advanced issues in the structure of global financial markets, including the Eurobond, foreign bond, syndicated credit, Euronote, and swap markets.
Survey of social network theories and evidence, such that you are able to better identify, build, and navigate the social settings in which your career unfolds. Concepts are applied to several case studies of multinational enterprises to illustrate the network coordination challenges of global business.
Develop a business plan for a global startup, integrate international strategy into the business model and financing strategy, analyze the costs of internationalization.
Analysis of advanced topics and practices in international marketing as viewed from the perspective of a multinational enterprise.
Provides a sound understanding of the role of exporting in the internationalization process and of key features of the environment in which exporters operate. Also covers selected topics of export marketing procedures.
International dimensions of advertising and other forms of marketing communication from three perspectives: the seller, society, and advertising agencies and other providers of marketing communication services.
How to formulate and present a professional judgment on a corporate initiative (like services offshoring) with a sound business case based on the elements of cost, benefit, risk, and strategic flexibility.
Theoretical and comparative empirical perspectives on the roles of state and business in economic development; politics of economic reform and the impact of business strategies on development. Cases drawn broadly from emerging markets, advanced economies, and economic history.
Analyze how multinational enterprises interact with political, sociocultural and economic environments worldwide with a focus on security threats on multinational companies and overseas investments to include terrorism, mass refugee migrations, and cyber threats; and develop sustainable strategies.
To analyze how innovation is approached by firms in different institutional climates around the world.
Addresses the lessons learned from the combination of factors that led to specific regions of the world successfully developing specialties in certain industry clusters.
Provides a conceptual and analytical framework for analyzing industries and competitors, and competitive positioning within a global strategy framework.
Cross-cultural analysis of management theory and practice in select countries and regional markets.
International investment, joint venture, trade and technology transfer relationships between the advanced industrial systems of the U.S., the E.C., and Japan and socialist economies of the former Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, and China.
Examines how decision makers in business and government settings manage the process and outcomes of negotiations. Cross-cultural negotiations in a global business environment.
Practical skills to effectively transact international mergers and acquisitions. Focus given to essential strategic financial organizational and legal factors.
Analysis of current topics, issues, and practices in international information systems.
An introduction to international environmental and social management issues that affect an organization’s sustainable development initiatives.
The method and practice of bridging an analytical mindset where consistent, replicable outcomes are the gold standard (“reliability”) with an intuitive mindset relying on judgment to produce outcomes that meet desirable objectives (“validity”).
Research issues related to conducting studies in a cross-cultural setting, to develop an awareness of current international research programs.
The course examines in detail the business issues of a specific region as they impact the conduct of global business.
On-site work experience related to the field of study and/or career interests of the student.
Analysis of current topics, issues, and practices in the international business environment not covered in any of the other specialized study courses. Consult instructors for specific coverage.
An intensive study of the evolution of international business thought and the present state of development of international business theory with emphasis on current contributions to international business theory.
Intensive study of selected current international business topics, research and theories through readings, discussion, and individual research.
Addresses current research issues in international business research.
Doctoral seminar on theory and empirical research in international finance.
Doctoral seminar on theory and empirical research in international investments and implications for the theory of international corporate finance.
Examination of current international marketing research, with emphasis on developing a critical understanding of theory, concept development, research design, and research results within the field of international marketing.
Examination of international management research, with emphasis on developing a critical understanding of theory, concept development, research design, and research results within the field of international management.
Examination of theory and research regarding multinational corporation (MNC) governance, and corporate governance and organizational form cross-nationally.
Seminar exploring concepts and research issues relevant to understanding national-based culture.