Fall_2009_IB_303__Syllabus13

Fall_2009_IB_303__Syllabus13 - IB 303 Fall 2009 The...

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IB 303 Fall 2009 The Pennsylvania State University Smeal College of Business Fall Semester 2009 IB 303 International Business Operations Section 002: Tuesday & Thursday 9:45 -11:00 a.m., 101 Ag. Sci. Bldg. INSTRUCTOR:Vernis M. Welmon, Ph.D. OFFICE:210 Business Bldg TELEPHONE: 863-0448 E-Mail: [email protected] OFFICE HOURS: Monday 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Tuesday 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Wednesday 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Also by appointment. TEACHING ASSISTANTS: Eleazer Acosta OFFICE: 308-A Business Bldg. TELEPHONE: 863-5453 E-Mail: [email protected] OFFICE HOURS: To be announced. Also by appointment. Hector Tantoh OFFICE: 308-A Business Bldg. TELEPHONE: 863-5453 E-Mail: [email protected] OFFICE HOURS: To be announced. Also by appointment. Course Objectives To acquaint students with an overview of international company operations, the environments in which international business occurs, and the effects of international business on the objectives of nation states. To   introduce   students   to   the   distinctive 
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IB 303 Fall 2009 challenges   associated   with   international   business,   and   to   help   students   develop   the  capacity to think globally in the context of business planning and decision making. Text and Required Readings Text: Global Business Today by Charles W.L. Hill (McGraw-Hill, 6 th Edition) Newspaper articles discussed in class The class lectures are designed to complement the text. Videotapes will be used to illustrate international business cases and environments. ANGEL On ANGEL ( https://cms.psu.edu/default.asp ), you will find a copy of this syllabus. Transparencies, links and other important information pertaining to this class will be posted throughout the semester. Feel free to use ANGEL to contact me or class mates with questions concerning the class, class material, exams, etc. Please, do not use it for private matters (sale of football tickets, search for roommates, etc.). Examinations There will be three exams, each worth one-third of the final grade. Each scheduled exam will consist of multiple choice questions. All exams will be designed to require the student to synthesize the information that will be presented in class lectures, videos and reading assignments. Only students who have verifiable excuses in accordance with university policy will be allowed to make-up exams. All make-up exams will be in essay format. Grade Determination The final letter grades will be assigned based on the percentage grade as follows: A = 93 or above A- = 88-92 B+ = 84-87 B = 80-83 B- = 76-79 C+ = 70-75 C = 65-69 D = 60-64 F = 59 or below Class Schedule (Subject to Revision as Necessary) August 25 Introduction and Overview
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IB 303 Fall 2009 August 27 Chapter 1: Globalization September 1 Chapter 1: Globalization September 3 Chapter 2: National Differences in Political Economy September 8 Chapter 2: National Differences in Political Economy
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2009 for the course I B 303 taught by Professor Welmon,vernismic during the Fall '07 term at Penn State.

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