Course Leader: Dr Gülcin Polat
Home Institution: Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey
The course uses a comprehensive approach to international business and trade by looking at various facets of the subject. The main objective of the course is to enable the students to understand international business environment, entry strategies to international markets, management of the international business as well as to empower them with the knowledge related to foreign trade transactions and basic rules of international trade.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1- Introduction to International Business and Globalization
2- Barriers to International Trade, Liberalization of International Trade and International Organizations
2-Regional Economic Integrations
3-Entry Strategies to International Markets
4- International Monetary System
5- International Business: Cultural Challenge
6- Management and Organization of International Business
7- International Business Operations- Production
8- International Business Operations- Marketing
9- International Business Operations- Human Resources Management
10- Foreign Trade Transactions: Export, Import and CounterTrade
11- Risk Management in Foreign Trade
12- Customs Practices and Procedures, Documents in International Trade
14-Payment Terms in International Trade
Instructional Methodology will include a combination of lectures, class discussions, presentations and case studies.
Short essay assignment: %40
Students are required to select one topic and to prepare a research paper under the guidance of the instructor and their peers.
In-Class Participation: %10
Final Examination: %50
A list of recommended readings will be provided by the lecturer.