MGT 448 Syllabus Essay

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SYLLABUS
MGT/448 Global Business
Strategies
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Course Description
The manager's perspective in the fields of international payments, international trade, and investment are analyzed.
Emphasis is given to the materials and concepts that illuminate the strategies, structure, practices, and effects of multinational enterprises.

Course Dates
Feb 10, 2015 - Mar 16, 2015

Faculty Information
Name :
Email Address :
Phone Number :

KATHRYN HAYMAN (PRIMARY) haymank@email.phoenix.edu See Policies

Policies
Faculty and students/learners will be held responsible for understanding and adhering to all policies contained within the following two documents (both located on your student website):
• Academic Policies
University policies are subject to change. Be sure to read the policies at the beginning of each class. Policies may be slightly different depending on the modality in which you attend class. If you have recently changed modalities, read the policies governing your current class modality.

Academic Resources
• Web Links
Instructions
• Review the Web Links.
SupportingMaterial
• Web Links

• Interactive World Map Link
Instructions
• Review the Interactive World Map Link.
SupportingMaterial
• Interactive World Map Link

• Text Citation Information for Electronic Readings
Instructions
• Review the Text Citation Information for Electronic Readings.
SupportingMaterial
• Text Citation Information for Electronic Readings

Get Ready for Class
• Familiarize yourself with the textbooks used in this course.
Instructions
• Hill, C. W. (2013). International business. Competing in the global marketplace (9th ed.). Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill.

Course Materials
All electronic materials are available on your student website.

Week1
Contemporary Global Business Environment

Feb, 10 - Feb, 16

Objectives/Competencies
1.1 Define globalization.
1.2 List the major drivers of globalization.
1.3 Explain some effects of globalization.
1.4 Compare and contrast the role of economic integration in promoting global business.
1.5 Relate the stage of economic development of an economically integrated region to potential business opportunities.

Required Learning Activities
• International Business, Ch. 1

• International Business, Ch. 2

• International Business, Ch. 3

• International Business, Ch. 4

• International Business, Ch. 6

• Week One Read Me First
Support Material
• Week One Read Me First

• Test Your Knowledge of Week One Topics with a Self-Assessment
Instructions
• Test your knowledge of Week One topics with a self-assessment.
Support Material
• Test your knowledge of Week One topics with a self-assessment

• Internet in Global Trade Discussion
Instructions
• Brainstorm a list of ways the Internet has enhanced global trade as well as Internet challenges associated with global trade.
Discuss the Internet as a major driver of globalization and the associated challenges, such as varying infrastructures, taxes, distribution, businessto-business, and so forth.

• Globalization and Technology
Instructions
• Watch the Globalization and Technology Video.
Support Material
• Globalization and Technology Video

• Explaining Globalization
Instructions
• Watch the Explaining Globalization Video.
Support Material
• Explaining Globalization Video

• Week One Electronic Reserve Readings
Instructions
• Read the Week One Electronic Reserve Readings.
Support Material
• Week One Electronic Reserve Readings

See the student website for additional recommended learning activities that may help you learn this week's concepts.

Assignments
Title

Type

Due

Points

Week One Participation

Individual Feb 16, 2015 11:59 PM

4

Individual Feb 16, 2015 11:59 PM

10

Participate in the class discussion.
Globalization Questionnaire
Prepare a comprehensive response to the following questions in 350 words. • What is globalization, and what are some of the traditional international trade theories that support the concept…