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Fundamentals of International Business

Global Temple Conference

Course Number: 
International Business
Semester(s) Offered: 
Fall 2021
Spring 2022
Spring 2021
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 (at Temple, Economics 1101/1901 and 1102/1902) with a minimum grade of C-. Temple University students must have also completed introductory human resource management (Human Resources Management 1101/1901) and introductory marketing (Marketing 2101/2901) with a minimum grade of C-.

Open to business students only.

Non-Temple students with questions about their eligibilty for this course should contact Education Abroad.