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The main objective of this study is to learn the management of successful business relationships between international business participants from different cultures. Beginning with a definition of culture and an examination of the dissimilarities in cultural systems in various societies and world regions, students will gain knowledge and skills in several major topics such as: the building blocks of national cultures, problems of cross-cultural communication, impact of cross-cultural differences on business and management performance, the role of the role of culture in managing organizational change and strategies for overall organizational success in the global business context.
Prerequisites: Management Principles, Organizational Behavior is required. Course work in Management Principles and/or Organizational Behavior and International Business and some basic understanding of world geography. Some real-life management experience will be very useful. International Business or International Marketing is recommended. Skills Needed: Writing, on-line presentation, Internet, and e-library research skills.
This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.
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Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Fall 1.
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