International Business I

MOOC Summaries - International Business I

International Business I

Doug Thomas, Ph.D, Professor, International Management, Anderson School of Management
University of New Mexico
“We live in a world of intensifying global relationships, one in which international business has become the key determinant of economic development and prosperity. This course, Global Business Environment, Part I, introduces students to a fundamental understanding of the socioeconomic political, cultural, and linguistic environment in which international businesses operate…It surveys the global business environment by asking and answering key questions about society, the global economy, cultures, institutions and languages.”


Week 1: What is Globalization?

Week 2: Is Globalisation New?

Week 3: How do Political and Social Institutions impact National Economic Development?

Week 4: What is the Role of Culture?

Week 5: What are the Gains from Trade?

Week 6: Free Trade, Free-r Trade or Managed Trade?


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