An introduction to the organizational and operational dynamics of the various global industries and their rapidly growing importance to the world's national economics and governments. Various aspects of the industries will be explored.
Every student of international business must be able to identify the key industry drivers of globalization, discuss the functions of global operations, and describe various industries in terms of their structure, characteristics, and issues. This course provides instruction in each of these three critical skill areas. Thus, the prime objective of this course is to guide the learner through a process by which they can build and improve these skills.
Course Requirements Checklist
The student will complete four (4) Discussions in this course. The student will post one thread of at least 150 words by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Friday of the assigned Module. The student must then post two (2) replies of at least 100 words each by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Monday of the assigned Module.
Case Analysis Assignments (4)
The student will complete four (4) Case Study Assignments in this course. The student will compose a response to the five prompts provided at the end of each Case Study.
The student will complete four (4) Quizzes in this course. Each quiz will cover the Learn material; will be open-book/open-notes; contain 25 multiple-choice and true/false questions; and have a 90 minutes time limit.
Course Project: Global Industry Assignment
The student will complete a research paper on a global industry which incorporates global insights and trends along with the following key elements: a description of the industry, the structure of the industry, major characteristics of the industry, and major issues facing the industry.