Introduction to International Business

La Trobe University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to International Business

  • Host University

    La Trobe University

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia

  • Area of Study

    International Business, International Management, International Marketing, International Trade

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This is an introductory unit in international business, designed to provide students both with the foundations necessary to commence and to continue their degree in international business and with a comprehensive understanding of the issues facing firms in international markets. The unit broadly covers all facets of international business and is divided into five main themes: 1) globalisation, 2) country differences, 3) the global trade and investment environment, 4) the strategy and structure of international business, and 5) business operations. Students will develop cultural awareness, fluency and competence, develop the capicity to evaluate the global environment, and to analyse the issues in global operation with theories of international business.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.