From Seattle University's 2019-2020 Graduate Catalog
All graduate courses are 3 credits, unless otherwise noted.
Syllabi information is for reference only; information may not be current.
Geared to students who want to learn about China both as a business opportunity and a threat in view of its state of market development This course is taught as a competitive strategy course and covers China's competitive environment, China's rapid development, role of the state, state owned enterprises, competencies for foreign companies to succeed, branding in China, inward and outward direct investment, and the intellectual property challenge.
Investigates the role of management in developing and executing international and global business strategy. Emphasis is on theories of organizational roles in society; how culture shapes both organizational and individual behaviors; how firm-specific and country-specific elements relate to competitive advantages.
Business policy deals with general management and the tasks of strategy formulation and implementation. International business policy must take into account the complexities of corporate operations in different cultures. (Students may not receive credit for both MBA 5500 and INBU 5315)
Prerequisite: MBA 5215 and MBA 5230; or FINC 5050, ECON 5110 and MBA 5180.
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, and to meet with representatives of local businesses and other institutions. Location of tour can vary. Check with the department for details.