MBA with a Concentration in International Business
An MBA With a Concentration in International Business: The Perfect Degree for a Global Economy
Today’s economy is truly a global marketplace. Regardless of whether you want to become a business leader in a domestic company or help grow international markets for a multi-national corporation, an in-depth, high-level understanding of international business trends has never been more valuable. CalSouthern’s online Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with a concentration in international business will give you the tools you need to compete and succeed in today’s fast-changing business world.
CalSouthern’s MBA program provides you with all the essential business knowledge and skills required of business leaders in the 21st century. You’ll understand modern theories of organizational performance and the latest trends in project and marketing management. You’ll learn how to apply current technology to conduct research, analyze data, and develop solutions to modern business challenges. And by choosing elective courses in international economics and marketing, global financial management, multi-cultural business environments, and international law, you can focus your MBA studies to develop an expertise in international business and set yourself apart in a competitive global marketplace.
At CalSouthern, your MBA program will utilize our proprietary e-learning platform. It’s 100-percent online, which will give you the flexibility to progress as quickly as your busy lifestyle permits, from the comfort and convenience of your own home, all without compromising your family or work obligations. Every step of the way, you’ll have the support of CalSouthern’s faculty, administration, and staff, who measure their performance by your success.
As a student in CalSouthern’s MBA program, you’ll learn from Faculty Mentors who are not only skilled, responsive online professors, but who are also established business leaders in their fields. They will combine the latest academic theory with practical, real-world experience and actual business scenarios, all while working one-on-one with you to identify your particular learning styles and your specific interests and expertise.
CalSouthern, an innovator in distance learning since 1978, is a respected institution that not only provides flexible learning solutions for graduate-level students, but which also adheres to the highest ethical and academic standards. With an MBA degree and a concentration in international business from CalSouthern, you’ll step into this global economy with a robust business education that is both well-rounded and specialized, a network of colleagues, and the assurance that your degree has pointed you in the right direction for success and opportunity.
International Business Courses
IB 87512 International Economics
This course explains the economic foundations of international trade and investment. Topics include: governmental intervention in international business; international monetary systems, balance of payments analysis, the foreign exchange markets and currencies.Learning Outcomes:
- Define the basic theory using demand and supply.
- Explain who gains and who loses from trade.
- Explain the alternative theories of trade.
- Discover the improvements in production technologies and other intangible influences.
- Describe the effect of a tariff on producers and consumers
- Examine various kinds of nontariff barriers to imports and their effects.
- Identify different types of trade blocs and trade embargos.
- Determine what creates the global environmental challenges today.
- Identify the framework used to summarize a country's international transaction.
- Examine the forward exchange and international financial investment.
- Determine how well we can predict exchange rates.
- Describe the government policies toward the foreign exchange market.
- Describe how the open macroeconomy works.
- Introduce self and explain course expectations
- Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
- Examine arguments proposing that import protection is good for the country.
- Explore how businesses and governments push for more exports than their country would sell under ordinary competition.
- Summarize the best available measures of growth rates in real gross domestic product.
- Determine the accounting processes used to keep track of flows of value both in and out of the country.
- Determine the exchange rate policy a country should have.
- Evaluate information critically and competently.
- Access information efficiently and effectively
- Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.