8: McIntire School of Commerce

General Information | Academic Requirements | Course Descriptions | Faculty

Accounting | Finance | International Business | Management
Management Information Systems | Marketing | Taxation and Law
Commerce Interdisciplinary Courses | Independent Study

International Business

COMM 384 - (3) (Y)
Foundations of International Business

Prerequisites: Second semester, third-year Commerce student or permission of instructor
An introduction to the field of international business through an examination of the practice and theory of international business focusing on managerial, operational, strategic, ethical, and environmental factors. The student develops an understanding of global trade theory and the various forms of global and regional economic integration; examines the major functions of the management of an international business; becomes familiar with the instruments, procedures, and processes of international business; develops an understanding of the modes of international market entry and foreign direct investment; develops an appreciation of the importance of culture on international business; and evaluates ethical issues in international business.

See the other academic areas for course descriptions of the other international courses available for a concentration in international business. These courses include:
COMM 451International Marketing
COMM 469International Management
COMM 472International Financial Analysis or
COMM 474International Finance and Banking


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