International Business – BUSI 303

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 03/30/2022

Course Description

An introduction to the field of international business. Topics to be covered include: country differences in political economy and culture; cross-border trade and investment; the global monetary system; global strategy; global market; and product development; global operations management; and global human resources management.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.

Rationale

The globalization of business brings new opportunities and threats to governments, firms, and individuals. The challenge is to compete successfully in the global marketplace as it exists today and develops tomorrow. Thus, the prime objective of this course is to equip the student with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to function in this ever-changing global environment from a Christian worldview.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and lecture presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.

Discussions: Biblical Integration (4)

Discussions are a collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, for Biblical Integration Discussions, students will be required to post a thread of at least 150 words.

For the Biblical Integration Discussions, you will select 1 question from the Discussion: Biblical Integration Questions document included in the assignment instructions. Select one of the Questions that interest you.

Additionally, for each Discussion, the student will be required to post substantive written replies of at least 100 words to at least 2 other classmates’ discussion threads.

Discussions (4)

Discussions are a collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, for regular Discussions, students will be required to post a thread of at least 200 words to the appropriate discussion thread responding to the module's discussion activity, complete with page references and specific documentation. The thread will consist of a definition of the key term chosen (this does not count in the 200-word minimum requirement), a summary of the article selected, a discussion of how the article relates to the selected chapter key term, and the complete annotated citation in current APA format of each of the 3 articles read (this does not count in the 200-word minimum requirement). Correct use of English and grammar will be required.

Additionally, for each Discussion, the student will be required to post substantive written replies of at least 150 words to at least 2 other classmates’ discussion threads.

Quizzes (4)

The student will complete 4 quizzes consisting of 40 multiple-choice questions. The quizzes are open-book/open-notes and will have a 60-minute time limit.