Global Business Certificate Requirements

Graduate Certificate in Global Business

Coursework (6 Classes / 18 Credit Hours)

FINA 7320: International Financial Markets
GBUS 6324: Strategic Global Marketing
GBUS 6335: Inter-Cultural Management
GBUS 6380: Import / Export
GBUS 6383: Global Supply Chain Management
GBUS 7335: Global Immersion

Global Business Course Descriptions

FINA 7320: International Financial Markets

Policies and practices required to manage foreign exchange risk, finance international trade, and meet working capital and investment needs of multinational companies.
Prerequisites: FINA 6305.

GBUS 6324: Strategic Global Marketing

Companies no longer can focus only on domestic markets as industries become global. This course offers students a managerial view and practical approach to issues, information, and cultural sensitivities required for developing effective global marketing strategies. Prerequisite: MARK 5F50 or equivalent.

GBUS 6335: Inter-Cultural Management

Examination of the influence of culture on firm management in both domestic and international operations. Factors that affect decision-making such as ethics, country risk, and sensitivity to diversity are incorporated into lectures, class discussion, and case presentations. Equivalent to MANA 6335.

GBUS 6380: Import / Export

The course covers the fundamentals of importing, exporting, and international trade management. Some of the topics presented include import and export laws and regulations, NAFTA and other trade agreements, lowering the cost of goods using international trade knowledge, understanding and using international shipping terms, and how security issues affect today's global supply chain. Equivalent to OPER 6380

GBUS 6383: Global Supply Chain Management

This course covers the strategic elements involved in managing complex supply chains. The course will detail the supply chain activities required to bring a product to market. Topics covered include: supplier selection and location, sourcing strategy, supply chain and network design, logistics and distribution, supply chain rationalization, risk management, supply chain ethics, and world class supply chain management.

GBUS 7335: Global Immersion 

This course provides a unique opportunity for students to be immersed in the actual context of global business through a hybrid design of online learning with a short travel component. The travel destinations rotate to reflect a central learning theme, case, or business phenomenon that is timely and relevant in the global business environment. Students will have the opportunity to interact with institutions, organizations and individuals on the leading edge of international business trends.

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