International Business

University of the South Pacific

Course Description

  • Course Name

    International Business

  • Host University

    University of the South Pacific

  • Location

    Suva, Fiji

  • Area of Study

    International Business

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Two 200-level MG courses

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

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

    This course provides a broad introduction to international business in the contemporary world. Accordingly, the course covers a wide range of material touching on the international environment and on the operational issues encountered by firms doing business within that environment. It will seek to integrate and expand on the principles learned in core courses throughout the BCom programme. It will also focus on ethical issues in the international environment, seeking to show students how Multi National Corporation (MNC) actions impact on the rest of the world. Key objectives of this course are to equip with a systematic understanding of the fundamental aspects of the global business environment that influence business decisions and also have an advanced understanding of the different theories of international business.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

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.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.