Understanding global business practices, cultural differences, and strategic plans in multinational organizations is key in a world where most business deals are sealed across national borders. The rapid evolution of technology has extended the global reach of businesses exponentially, accelerated growth in a wide range of industries, and made communication easier and faster than ever before.
To succeed in today’s global business world, students need a solid understanding of the financial, sociopolitical, legal, and economic systems of other countries. Our minor in international business equips students with a diverse and global scope of all areas of business—management, marketing, and finance—and builds expertise in business basics, such as cultural differences, and proper business etiquette.
Immerse yourself in today’s global business world and develop sound international knowledge and a powerful skill set that will ensure your success wherever you may travel around the globe.
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- Undergraduate minor
- 18 credits
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Broaden your multicultural intelligence and explore marketing principles and techniques in a global setting. Learn strategic approaches for product pricing, promotion, social media marketing, and cross-cultural messaging.
Consider challenges that managers encounter when they cross international lines and solutions to address them. Learn to identify cross-national differences in ethical views and practices, describe how cultural values affect employee attitudes about work, and prepare to build successful teams around the world.
A minor in international business prepares students for advanced study and careers in diverse industries, including:
- Luxury Marketing