Syllabus - 1Principles of International Business MGT 302...

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1Principles of International Business MGT 302 Fall 2010 Professor: Dr. Mindy West Telephone: (480) 965-1217 Office: BA 367 B Fax: (480) 965-8314 Email: [email protected] Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 1:30-2:45 p.m. Other Times by Appointment Teaching Assistants: Name Email Adam Deis [email protected] Nila LaVanaway [email protected] Shane McGarry [email protected] Bryan Rowe [email protected] The office hours for the Teaching Assistants will be held in BA 367 B and their hours will be posted each week as an announcement in Blackboard. CATALOGUE COURSE DESCRIPTION: Multidisciplinary analysis of international economic and financial environment. Operations of multinational firms and their interaction with home and host societies. REQUIRED COURSE MATERIALS: Hill, C. (2011). International Business: Competing in the Global Marketplace (8 th ed.). McGraw-Hill/Irwin: New York. ISBN: 978-0-07-746764-7. We will be using a custom version of this textbook, which is available at the ASU bookstore. The Access Code was provided free of charge by the publisher, but it is not required for the class. The Wall Street Journal . A student-rate subscription to the Wall Street Journal can be purchased at the ASU bookstore or online by accessing the website posted in the Wall Street Journal link in the mega Blackboard site. A student subscription includes both newspaper delivery and online access to the website. Electronic access to the text of articles from the Wall Street Journal is available in the Wall Street Journal: Eastern Edition publication of the ABI Inform database of the ASU library. A print copy of the Wall Street Journal is available in the lower level of the Hayden Library in the Current Periodicals section. The newspaper is also for sale at major bookstores.
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Additional readings as assigned. TEACHING OBJECTIVES: Through successful completion of the course, you will be able to: Demonstrate working knowledge of the terms, theories and concepts of the field of international business. Gain knowledge of the institutions that influence international trade. Understand the importance of regional economic integration and emerging markets. Have an appreciation of the importance of strategic planning and the strategic criteria that impact the entry modes used for serving foreign markets. Develop an understanding of foreign exchange markets and the impact of exchange rate fluctuations. INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY: The use of Blackboard is required for certain aspects of the course including submission of assignments and access to electronic readings. You will have access to two Blackboard sites for this class—a section-specific site only available to students enrolled in your section of MGT 302 and a “mega” site available to all students across all sections of the course. Use the mega site for accessing course documents such as PowerPoint slides, handouts, and study guides. Use the section-specific site for electronic submission of assignments, for
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