Single Courses - School of Business

Single Master’s-Level Business Courses

At CalSouthern, students are permitted to enroll in a course at the master’s level without committing to a particular degree program. It’s a great option for students who want to:

  • Get a feel for online learning at CalSouthern before pursuing a master’s degree
  • Earn credits that can be applied toward a master’s degree at CalSouthern or another institution*
  • Gain master’s-level knowledge and expertise in a topic of interest

Choose any master’s-level course offered by CalSouthern’s School of Business. You’ll find a vast selection of subjects available, on topics as diverse as finance, human resources, change management, international business and project management.

Getting started is a quick and simple process. No entrance exams are required and you don’t have to provide official transcripts. A bachelor’s degree is not required to take master’s-level courses. (However, if you wish to enroll in CalSouthern’s Master of Business Administration program, a bachelor’s degree is a prerequisite.) Courses start every month; you’ll never encounter a closed course or waiting list!

*Although credits from regionally accredited institutions like CalSouthern are readily accepted by other universities, acceptance is at the discretion of the receiving institution.

Graduate Business Courses

IB 87517 International Business Law

Credits : 3

This course covers the principles underlying the legal environment of global business identifying the current legal rules and regulations affecting businesses. The approach is patterned after the basic market-entry strategies of most firms as they expand into international markets: trade in goods and services, the protection and licensing of intellectual property rights, and foreign direct investments. It presents insights into new developments and trends that will greatly affect future transactions on a global scale.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Assess the transition from Communism to Free Markets and Private Enterprise.
  • Examine the role of the United Nations in International law.
  • Classify the types of resolution dispute available in International Law.
  • Explain sales law in the United States; Foreign Countries.
  • Summarize the responsibilities of the Buyer and the Seller in a Documentary Sale.
  • Illustrate the liability for the carriage of goods carried by Sea; by Air.
  • Define Letter of Credit and the law applicable to the Letter of Credit.
  • Explain the President's Emergency Powers in relation to international trade.
  • Discuss the scope and coverage of GATT.
  • Analyze the General Principles of Least Restrictive Trade.
  • Distinguish between Dumping and Antidumping within the scope of the GATT Agreement.
  • Explain the administration of customs and tariff laws.
  • Examine NAFTA's provisions and coverage.
  • Compare the European Trade Union with other regional trade areas.
  • Differentiate between The Export Control Act and The Export Administration Act.
  • Explain the origins of the FCPA.
  • Summarize the nature of the Gay Market.
  • Describe how host-country corporate laws affect foreign investment.
  • Differentiate between Nationalization, Expropriation, and Privatization.
  • Assess the effects of discrimination outside the United States.
  • Illustrate the effects of environmental law on global trade.
  • Generalize the laws the regulate competition in international trade.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Assess information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.

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