Certificate in International Business

Certificate in International Business Courses

CalSouthern’s Certificate in International Business is an 18-credit program, comprised of the following six required courses:

IB 87517 International Business Law

Credits : 3

This course covers the principles underlying the legal environment of global business. It also identifies the most critical laws and regulations impacting international businesses. The course will outline the basic market-entry strategies most firms follow as they expand into international markets, with special emphasis on 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 affect future global transactions.

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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