Though terrorism can be one of the most horrific examples of disruptions in global trade, there are many external factors which affect foreign economies. With this course, you can take the opportunity to travel abroad with CK and Abdel in order to research other businesses and their place in the foreign market, exploring how outside factors play into the global economy and how businesses work to make the most of difficult situations.
A company's operational strategy can either make or break the business. Join Sophie, a fellow intern, as you take a look at past failures which led to the downfall of Lion Industries. Then, jump to the future to observe the early successes of a Central Products' subsidiary.
Central Products is considering expanding their resources by purchasing PEX from a company in Europe. Alongside the International Business team, you will analyze the costs and risks of importing and exporting, learning the ins and outs of this trade as you assist Central with this decision.
Are you considering investing abroad? This course explores forms of international management structure by factoring in the various departments involved, focusing on global strategy and cultural differences while keeping an eye toward sustainable business practices.
Visit the many corners of the globe where Central is working to widen the scope of their market reach and learn how to grow and sustain business performance in a globalized economy! Working alongside the International team, address the common functions of market analysis, exporting, sourcing, direct foreign investment, and cross-cultural management while exploring more delicate facets, like handling different cultures and customs from a business perspective.
SHRM: VTR is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for 2 PDCs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org.