INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Management
2013-2014

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
BUS 335 International Business Management Undergraduate 3 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
5 0

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Merdzana OBRALIC, Assist. Prof. Dr. U─čur ERGUN, Assoc. Prof. Dr.
[email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
This course introduces students to the world of international business and management by studying cultural influences, government, and business structures in our global economy. Students also learn about trade relations, international finance and legal and labor agreements. Also covered, are topics on information needs, production systems, marketing and promotion, and career planning.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction: What is International Business?
  2. Globalization of Markets and the Internationalization of the Firm
  3. Organizational Participants that Make International Business Happen
  4. Theories of International Trade and Investment
  5. The Cultural Environment of International Business
  6. Political and Legal Systems in National Environments
  7. Government Intervention in International Business
  8. Regional Economic Integration
  9. Mid-term
  10. The International Monetary and Financial Environment
  11. Global Strategy and Organization
  12. Global Market Opportunity Assessment
  13. Exporting and Countertrade
  14. Global Sourcing

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Lectures
    • Presentation
    • Project
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Midterm Exam(s)30
    Presentation20
    Final Exam150
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
      TEXTBOOK(S)
      • Cavusgil,Knight&Riesenberger, International Business, Strategy, Management and the New Realities, 2008

      ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
      Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
      Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)450
      Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
      Midterm Examination (1 week) 10
      Final Examination(1 week) 10
      Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
      Preparation for Final Examination50
      Total Workload: 0
      ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0