International Business

Pusan National University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    International Business

  • Host University

    Pusan National University

  • Location

    Busan, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Business Administration, International Business

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Objectives
    On completion of this unit you should be able to:
    1. describe the basic principles of international business management;
    2. understand the significance and influence of international business environments;
    3. evaluate cultural and ethical issues relevant to international business operations;
    4. assess key issues arising in the international trade, international strategy/marketing/logistics/organisation&human resource management.

    Course Description
    The primary aim of this unit is to introduce you to business management concepts and practice with particular emphasis on international business. The unit includes topics which will explore contemporary management theories and their application in a complex international environment. An important part of the unit is the attention given to human aspects of management which have added complexity in an international environment. The topics covered encompass the fundamentals of management that are vital to the successful operation of any business.

    Course Design
    This course consists of :
    - lectures;
    - group discussion for business cases; and
    - team project (report and presentation)

    Required textbook
    Hill,C., Wee, C-H, and Udaysankar, K. (2016) International Business: Asia Global Edition, 2nd Ed., McGraw Hill. New York.