Bus 60 Syllabus - Fall 2009-TuTh_11

Bus 60 Syllabus - Fall 2009-TuTh_11 - SOLANOCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE

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SOLANO COMMUNITY COLLEGE SOLANO COMMUNITY COLLEGE INTRODUCTION INTRODUCTION TO TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS FALL 2009 FALL 2009 COURSE MATERIALS COURSE MATERIALS Professor Thom Watkins Professor Thom Watkins
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SOLANO COMMUNITY COLLEGE Introduction to International Business, Bus 60 FALL 2009 Aug 19th thru Dec 18th Instructor:   Thom Watkins      Office:   Room 521 Telephone:   707.864.7000 ext 4374      E-Mail:  Thom.Watkins@solano.edu Class Hours:   Mon-Wed-Fri, 8:00 a.m. – 8:50 am    Location:  Room 603 Text:    GLOBAL BUSINESS TODAY , 6 th  edition, Charles W. L. Hill. Purpose of the Course. This course will provide the student with an understanding of the interdisciplinary nature of  international business and will explore the development of international business and the  effects of globalization on the world's economies, political structures and cultures. Specific  topics include theories and methods of international trade; financing mechanisms, export  finance and documentation; international ethical issues; the effects of the economic, political  and cultural environment on international business and trade; entry strategies; plus the  geographic, legal, marketing and human resources aspects of international business.  Goals of the course. By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:  1. Explain globalization  2. Analyze the impact of international business on careers and doing business at the  local, state, national, and international levels.  3. Apply communication strategies necessary and appropriate for effective and profitable  business relations.  4. Describe the social, cultural, political, legal, and economic factors that shape and  impact the international business environment.  5. Describe the environmental factors that define what is considered ethical business  behavior.  6. Explain the role, importance, and concepts of international finance and risk  management.  7. Address special challenges in operations and management of human resources in  international business.  8. Apply marketing concepts to international business.  9. Relate balance of trade concepts to the import/export process.  10. Identify forms of business ownership, entrepreneurial opportunities, and strategies  used in international business.  11. Use library facilities to research at least one topic related to international business. 
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Student Learning Objective. Demonstrate awareness of current international business issues, the tools and
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Bus 60 Syllabus - Fall 2009-TuTh_11 - SOLANOCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE

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