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IBUS 381 International Business Environment
Units: 1
Description
Introduction to field of international business: national economic and cultural differences; international trade policies and institutions; foreign direct investment; regional economic integration; international monetary system; global competition; current international business trends and developments.
Prerequisites
(ACCT 202 or ACCT 305) and Econ 102, and pre-business, BUAD, ECNB, or ACCT majors.

IBUS 387 Cross Cultural Awareness
Units: .25
Description
Mechanism through which students can gain insights about their level of cultural adaptability in order to enhance their ability to interact with persons from other cultures and to effectively function socially and professional in the global economy. The short-term objective of the course is to enhance the study abroad experience. The longer¿term objective is to help them function more effectively domestically and globally in multicultural environments.
Prerequisites
Concurrent enrollment in study abroad.

IBUS 388 Selected Topics in International Business
Units: .5-1
Description
Examination of major area of international business not routinely studied in other courses.
Prerequisites
Permission of instructor.

IBUS 389 Directed Independent Study
Units: .5-1
Description
Independent research on an international business topic conducted under the direct supervision of a faculty member.
Prerequisites
Permission of the instructor.

IBUS 390 International Business Issues
Units: 1
Description
Examination of a variety of international business issues. Recent topics have been national competitiveness and the global imperative; the truth about outsourcing. Specific topic determined by professor and announced during the registration period.

 

 

Prerequisites
At least junior standing; other prerequisites may be specified by instructor.

IBUS 411 International Business Strategy
Units: 1
Description
Capstone course for the international business concentration. Readings and in-depth case studies on strategy formulation and implementation in the global business area. Emphasis on emerging competitive trends such as transnational enterprises and collaborative international business arrangements. This course may be completed in lieu of BUAD 497 Strategic Management.
Prerequisites
International Business 381 and senior standing.

International Business

Robins School of Business
102 UR Drive
University of Richmond, VA 23173

Associate Dean for International Programs
Thomas Cossé, Ph.D.
Queally 291A
(804) 289-8572
tcosse@richmond.edu

International Business & Residency Coordinator
Fae Bell
Queally 291B
(804) 287-6651
fbell@richmond.edu

Administrative Assistant, International Business Programs
Kim Duren
Queally 291
(804) 289-8264
kduren@richmond.edu