University of Stirling
Area of Study
Business Administration, Business Management, International Business
Taught In English
PrerequisitesMGTU9S3 Fundamentals of Business & Management
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits5
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units7
Hours & Credits
OverviewInternational Business is a multidisciplinary course which considers important macro and micro issues relating toglobal business practice. Topics include: the political, legal and economic environment of business; internationaltrade theory; the role of government; foreign direct investment; the world financial environment; less developedcountries (LDCs); central and eastern Europe; the European Community; multinational enterprises, managerialstrategies and performance measurement and control of companies. The course is taught within the context of achanging 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 thepacific rim countries. Case studies are used on the course to give students practical insights of the topics underdiscussion. Case studies span several functional areas of management and include human resources, strategy,operations management, economics, organisational behaviour and accounting.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
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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.