International Business

University of Galway

Course Description

  • Course Name

    International Business

  • Host University

    University of Galway

  • Location

    Galway, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    International Relations, Management, Peace and Conflict Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

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

    International Business combines the science and art of business management with many other disciplines such as economics, anthropology and political science. The evolution of international business as an identifiable academic discipline is as a direct consequence of the growth of multinational business organisation and the emergence of what is widely termed the global economy. This course aims to guide the student in understanding the arena in which international business is conducted. It ranges from micro issues of staffing and strategic management to macro issues of political, economic and sociocultural analysis. By the end of the course, students should be able to identify, analyze, and understand the organizational impact of a wide variety of global management issues. In addition, students should be able to develop broad, strategic solutions and/or plans of action in response to any combination of market, political, socio-cultural, and /or competitive global force.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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