MBA608: Global Business - 4 Hours
This course is designed to analyze and compare the international marketplace in terms of political and economic development, culture, ethical and religious preferences, and distribution of freedom. Key areas of global trade will be reviewed such as, international trade theory, political economies, foreign direct investments and economic integration back into the Americas. Students will study global financial markets, North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), protectionism, foreign exchange markets, and monetary systems including the challenges of competing in a world of fluctuating currencies. Multi-national companies are examined with an emphasis on exporting, importing, countertrade, production, outsourcing and logistics. Students will apply this gained knowledge in a research project.