Albers is accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. As of July 2014, less than five percent of the world’s business schools and less than one third of U.S. business schools have achieved business accreditation from AACSB.
2014-2015 Undergraduate CatalogAll undergraduate courses are 5 credits, unless otherwise noted.Syllabi information is for reference only; information may not be current.
Introduces the major factors (legal/political, economic, competitive, socio-cultural, technological, and natural) in the global environment and examines their individual and interrelated effects on organizational and managerial practices. Provides a framework for understanding organizational action within an increasingly global environment. (formerly INBU 320)
Prerequisite: Advanced standing in the Albers School.
Develops understanding of how various business principles, particularly those developed in the United States, apply in diverse international settings. Students will learn the role national culture plays in shaping organizational practices. (formerly INBU 486)
Prerequisite: MGMT 3800
This course is geared toward students who want to learn about the reality of China as a business opportunity as well as a threat, together with China’s state of market development. The study topics include: China’s competitive environment, China’s rapid development, affects in the physical environment, the role of the state, the challenge for the government, development of infrastructure, state owned enterprises, privatized and corporatized companies, the competitive advantage of Chinese companies, competencies for foreign companies to succeed, foreign direct investment into China, outward China investment, branding in China, and the intellectual property challenge. (formerly INBU 488)
See administrative office for prerequisites and course descriptions. (2 - 5 credits) (formerly INBU 491)
An exploration of international management issues or other special topics related to the specific destination of the study tour. The course will include travel to a foreign country to observe business practices and examine indigenous management problems, to meet with representatives of local businesses and other institutions. Locations of tour can vary. Check with the department for details. (formerly INBU 494)
(1 - 5 credits) (formerly INBU 495)
For more about internships, visit the Placement Center
(1 - 5 credits) (formerly INBU 496)
(1 - 5 credits) (formerly INBU 498)