International Business

University of Stirling

Course Description

  • Course Name

    International Business

  • Host University

    University of Stirling

  • Location

    Stirling, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Business Administration, Business Management, International Business

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    MGTU9S3 Fundamentals of Business & Management

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • SCQF Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7
  • Overview

    International Business is a multidisciplinary course which considers important macro and micro issues relating to
    global business practice. Topics include: the political, legal and economic environment of business; international
    trade theory; the role of government; foreign direct investment; the world financial environment; less developed
    countries (LDCs); central and eastern Europe; the European Community; multinational enterprises, managerial
    strategies and performance measurement and control of companies. The course is taught within the context of a
    changing global business environment. Whilst it considers the economic position of the ?triad? countries of Japan,
    North America and Europe, it also focuses on the emerging economies of Central and Eastern Europe and the
    pacific rim countries. Case studies are used on the course to give students practical insights of the topics under
    discussion. Case studies span several functional areas of management and include human resources, strategy,
    operations management, economics, organisational behaviour and accounting.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

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

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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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