Principles of International Business

University of Limerick

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Principles of International Business

  • Host University

    University of Limerick

  • Location

    Limerick, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Peace and Conflict Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

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

    Rationale and Purpose of the Module: This module aims to provide students with an understanding of the international dimensions of business. It provides students with a foundation in the theory and practice of businesses operating within a globalised context. The module introduces students to the extensive remit of international business activity and to key concepts concerning companies operating internationally.

    Syllabus: The course will introduce topics concerning international business while illustrating its scope and importance. Topics will include the impact of geography, culture and politics on business dealings. Students will study formal institutions (economic and political) and informal factors such as culture, religion, language and ethics. Other topics may include: globalisation; international trade; corporate social responsibility; global branding; international management strategy.

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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