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PDS 220 Global Business Environment




Course Description

Discuss the context in which international trade takes place and the opportunities and challenges it presents for business. Topics include: ethical issues facing business, ethical practices, code of conduct for international trade professionals, human rights, diversity in the workplace and the environment, cultural aspects of international business, and the importance of e-commerce for facilitating international trade.

Course Details

At the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Understand the current and future global business environment, from global and national perspectives
  • Recognize the new competencies required in the 21st century business environment and understand what it will take to master them
  • Initiate a framework for a strategic plan to incorporate key elements of the international business process, including market research, market entry, financing, legal aspects, logistics, documentation and transportation


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