MBA 6601: International Business


Examines current patterns of international business and social, economic, political, and cultural systems impacting the conduct of business. Topics include international business transactions, financial institutions facilitating international transactions, and the interface between nation states and the firms conducting foreign business activities.


  1. Differentiate international business from domestic business operations.
  2. Analyze the effects of political, legal, economic, and cultural dimensions of international business on an organization.
  3. Evaluate policies and factors affecting international trade patterns.
  4. Distinguish between absolute advantage and comparative advantage trade theories.
  5. Explore the influence of regional trading groups on an organization.
  6. Examine economic concepts and indicators.
  7. Calculate the implications of foreign exchange rates.
  8. Examine the major marketing considerations applicable to international business.
  9. Compare the accounting concepts of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  10. Explore international human resource management and staffing approaches associated with multinational enterprises (MNEs).




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