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Fundamentals of International Business

Global Temple Conference

Course Number: 
International Business
Semester(s) Offered: 
Fall 2018
Spring 2019
Spring 2018
Credit Hours: 

This course offers an introduction to the basic concepts and practices in international business. Topics to be covered include the economic, social, cultural, legal, and political environments of international trade and multinational corporations (MNCs); international institutions and agencies that impact international business; the nature and characteristics of international business; strategy and structure of MNCs; problems of foreign direct investments; conflicts between host countries and MNCs; and effects of MNCs on the economy.


Introductory macroeconomics and microeconomics with a minimum grade of C-. Temple University students must have also completed introductory human resource management and introductory marketing with a minimum grade of C-.