Albers School of Business and Economics

International Business

  • 2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog
    All undergraduate courses are 5 credits, unless otherwise noted.
    Syllabi information is for reference only; information may not be current.

  • INBU 3200 Global Environment of Business

    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.

    INBU 4860 International Management

    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

    INBU 4880 China: Its Role in Global Business

    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)

    INBU 4910 Special Topics Courses

    See administrative office for prerequisites and course descriptions. (2 - 5 credits) (formerly INBU 491)

    INBU 4940 International Study Tour: International Business

    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)

    INBU 4950 Internships

    (1 - 5 credits) (formerly INBU 495)

    For more about internships, visit the Placement Center

    INBU 4960 Independent Study

    (1 - 5 credits) (formerly INBU 496)

    INBU 4990 Directed Research

    (1 - 5 credits) (formerly INBU 498)