Seneca is at the forefront of providing student-focused teaching and learning that is redefining how people think about postsecondary education. This module draws on elements of the international political economy, financial aspects and strategic planning in the context of the international business environment. Qualifying people for taking over responsibilities as managing professionals in social and business life is the aim members of our institution are sharing in our strive towards a continuously improving academic education. You will also study Economics, International Law, Research Methodology and English.
The Export-Import Bank and the Small Business Administration unite to help in the financing of U.S. goods and services exports to the international market, enabling companies to turn international leads into solid sales. You will study Business Research Methods I: Introduction to Data Analysis; International Business and Career Development Planning.
This view seems to suggest that much of the international business theory related to enterprises, which are internationally based and have global ambitions, does often change depending on the special requirements of each country. You’ll learn to recognize global differences and apply sensitivity to cultural diversity issues in communications, management, marketing, and the legal aspects of global business operations in your international business career.
This upholds Van Horne’s (1974) assertion that even at the risk of not maximising shareholder wealth in the short term, management of business firms ought not to ignore the need for ‘social responsibility’ which brings long term benefits although perhaps not immediately apparent. Note that the part-time mode of study is not applicable to international students, unless you hold a relevant visa – please check with the international office.
The business firm is not a faceless entity; at best, it can be an icon of social and economic progress, and at worst become vanquished by its inability to read the environment, Woolworths and MFI being two recent examples of such failure. There is often an accepted behaviour and it is essential in business to fully understand the intercultural aspects unique to each country. This module will enhance your knowledge of the nature of international business, the international business environment and important inter-relationships.