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 87514 Cultural Environment of International Business

Credits : 3

This course studies the complexities of operating in foreign environments and managing multi-national organizational relationships. The responses to different cultural logics and objectives are compared and contrasted with domestic firms. The Multi-National Enterprise (MNE) must provide for management control, functionality, and geographic diversity over its product.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe the evolution of the multinational corporation.
  • Explain the new economics of competition as it pertains to international business.
  • Describe transnational strategies.
  • Assess the competition in global industries.
  • Explain matrix management.
  • Describe how to make global strategies work.
  • Explain how to build effective R & D capabilities abroad.
  • Explain cross-border collaboration.
  • Analyze the aspects of the evolving global role in transnational organizations.
  • Summarize the social responsibilities of international businesses.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.

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