BUS 200: Global Environment of Business

BUS 200-K02: Global Environment of Business
(Spring 2023)

10:30 AM to 11:45 AM TR

Mason Korea (119 Songdomunhwa-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, Korea) G301

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Section Information for Spring 2023

Welcome students!

This course aims to provide students with an understanding of the complex global environment in which businesses operate today. The goal is to help students analyze and comprehend the political and economic forces that shape international trade, as well as the challenges and opportunities that businesses face in this interconnected world.

In this course, you will study the political economy of the world, examining how economic systems, government policies, and political ideologies affect business operations on a global scale. You will also learn about the various international institutions that play a role in regulating and facilitating international trade, such as the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

The course will also explore various international trade theories, such as comparative advantage and protectionism, and their implications for business. Additionally, you will study cross-cultural differences in business practices as well as key issues such as natural resources, labor, human rights, distribution of income, and the environment. You will examine how these issues affect business operations and how companies can navigate these challenges to achieve success in a globalized world.

In conclusion, this course provides an overview of the global environment of business and the implications of these topics for businesses. By the end of the course, you should have a better understanding of the complex global environment and the skills necessary to analyze and respond to its challenges and opportunities.

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

As world becomes increasingly connected, business serves as core institution that mediates relations between individuals across national boundaries. Provides overview of global environment of business through study of political economy, international institutions and international trade theories, and global conflicts and cooperation around issues (natural resources, labor, human rights, distribution of income, and the environment). Addresses implications of topics for business. Designated a Green Leaf Course. A third attempt will require academic advisor approval. Limited to two attempts.
Specialized Designation: Green Leaf Related Course
Registration Restrictions:

Non-Degree level students may not enroll.

Students with the terminated from BU major attribute may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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