This survey course will introduce you to the field of international business with special emphasis on the UK and Europe. First, we focus on the historical evolution of the global economy and identify variations in political economies and cultural contexts across different countries. Then, we examine the historical evolution of global trading, the underlying trade theories that account for global trading, as well as the institutional facets of the current global trading system. Next, we focus on how foreign exchange markets work and the evolving role of the global monetary system in enabling trade in goods and services. Finally, we will delve into some strategic issues that characterize the management of organizations in the global marketplace.
Course restrictions: Sophomore standing required. Open only to:
- Syracuse School of Management majors as part of the London Center: Whitman Core program, taken concurrently with MGT 247 and MGT248, and
- Non-Syracuse students majoring in business (limited enrollment).
Department: School of Management