Foreign Trade Management

Universidad del Norte

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Foreign Trade Management

  • Host University

    Universidad del Norte

  • Location

    Barranquilla, Colombia

  • Area of Study

    Intercultural Management, International Business, International Management, International Trade

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

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

    1. Descripción de la asignatura.

    This subject presents the evolution of Colombian foreign trade and its firm and sustainable integration within the globalization process of world economy; the development of its foreign trade and the different import, export, custom’s transit, international exchanges, free trade zones which have taken great importance through the mechanisms to promote national investment and industrialization searching a more dynamic management due to the challenges implied in the national and enterprise  internationalization.

    1. Justificación.

    Foreign Commerce contributes to form in International Business students a conceptual and strategic vision of the legal frames, agreements, organisms and specific productive variables

    which rule commercial operations of enterprises. Foreign Trade plays a structural role in the economic development of countries and even more when these economies are in the globalization process which will bring a series of significant effects and changes into the environment where these enterprises commonly develop their activities and execute their business plans. It is of vital importance for the professional in International Business to know and widen the management vision derived from the internationalization of the economies which will allow him to improve the processes of strategic decision making.

    1. Objetivo general de la asignatura.

    Esta asignatura se orientará a:

    This course offers a theoretical-practical formation in foreign trade and therefore, we will study and analyze the conceptualization of Colombian foreign trade which is necessary for the development of operations,  and the analysis and solutions of problems derived from the process of opening to new markets developed by enterprises in their internationalization processes. We will develop a work program based on theoretical practical sessions which will be complemented with the development by students of complementary work related to each module or knowledge blocks of the course.

    Contact the Colombia Program Manager for the complete syllabus.


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