International Business I

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About this course: We live in a world of intensifying global relationships, one in which international business has become the key determinant of economic development and prosperity. This course, Global Business Environment, Part I, introduces students to a fundamental understanding of the socioeconomic political, cultural, and linguistic environment in which international businesses operate. This course utilizes an inquiry-based approach to understanding country level relationships in the Global Business Environment. It surveys the global business environment by asking and answering key questions about society, the global economy, cultures, institutions and languages. The questions we …

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When you enroll for courses through Coursera you get to choose for a paid plan or for a free plan

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  • Paid plan: Commit to earning a Certificate—it's a trusted, shareable way to showcase your new skills.

About this course: We live in a world of intensifying global relationships, one in which international business has become the key determinant of economic development and prosperity. This course, Global Business Environment, Part I, introduces students to a fundamental understanding of the socioeconomic political, cultural, and linguistic environment in which international businesses operate. This course utilizes an inquiry-based approach to understanding country level relationships in the Global Business Environment. It surveys the global business environment by asking and answering key questions about society, the global economy, cultures, institutions and languages. The questions we will ask are: 1. What is Globalization?, 2. Is Globalization New?, 3. How do Political and Social Institutions impact National Economic Development?, 4. What is the role of Culture?, 5. What are the Gains from Trade?6. Free Trade, Free-r Trade or Managed Trade?, 7. What are Foreign Currencies and how are Exchange Rates Determined?, 8. What does the Current Global Business Environment look like? This inquiry-based approach creates reflective opportunities for students to better understand the environment in which businesses operate. Lectures are delivered in an engaging manner, which encourages reflection and inquiry.

Created by:  University of New Mexico
  • Taught by:  Doug E Thomas, Ph.D., Professor

    International Management, Anderson School of Management
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Syllabus


WEEK 1


Week 1
What is Globalization?


6 videos expand


  1. Video: Module 1, Intro
  2. Video: Module 1, Part 1
  3. Video: Module 1, Part 2
  4. Video: Module 1, Part 3
  5. Video: Module 1, Part 4
  6. Video: Module 1, Part 5

Graded: Module 1 Quiz

WEEK 2


Week 2
Is Globalization New?


7 videos expand


  1. Video: Module 2, Intro
  2. Video: Module 2, Part 1
  3. Video: Module 2, Part 2
  4. Video: Module 2, Part 3
  5. Video: Module 2, Part 4
  6. Video: Module 2, Part 5
  7. Video: Module 2, Part 6

Graded: Module 2 Quiz

WEEK 3


Week 3
How do Political and Social Institutions impact National Economic Development?


8 videos expand


  1. Video: Module 3, Intro
  2. Video: Module 3, Part 1
  3. Video: Module 3, Part 2
  4. Video: Module 3, Part 3
  5. Video: Module 3, Part 4
  6. Video: Module 3, Part 5
  7. Video: Module 3, Part 6
  8. Video: Module 3, Part 7

Graded: Module 3 Quiz

WEEK 4


Week 4
What is the role of Culture?


6 videos expand


  1. Video: Module 4, Intro
  2. Video: Module 4, Part 1
  3. Video: Module 4, Part 2
  4. Video: Module 4, Part 3
  5. Video: Module 4, Part 4
  6. Video: Module 4, Part 5

Graded: Module 4 Quiz

WEEK 5


Week 5
What are the Gains from Trade?


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  1. Video: Module 5, Intro
  2. Video: Module 5, Part 1
  3. Video: Module 5, Part 2
  4. Video: Module 5, Part 3
  5. Video: Module 5, Part 4
  6. Video: Module 5, Part 5

Graded: Module 5 Quiz

WEEK 6


Week 6
Free Trade, Free-r Trade or Managed Trade?


7 videos expand


  1. Video: Module 6, Intro
  2. Video: Module 6, Part 1
  3. Video: Module 6, Part 2
  4. Video: Module 6, Part 3
  5. Video: Module 6, Part 4
  6. Video: Module 6, Part 5
  7. Video: Module 6, Part 6

Graded: Module 6 Quiz
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