Start by taking a single course
At CalSouthern, you have the option of enrolling in a course without committing to a degree program. It’s a fantastic way to get a feel for the CalSouthern online learning experience before enrolling. You can apply the credits you earn to a CalSouthern bachelor’s degree program, or, since CalSouthern is regionally accredited, the credits are readily transferable into a bachelor’s program at another institution, as well.* Or, maybe you simply want to gain college-level knowledge and expertise in a topic area of interest to you.
Choose from any of the undergraduate courses in CalSouthern’s School of Business. A vast selection of subjects are available, on topics as diverse as business communication, marketing, finance, human resources and international business.
Getting started is quick and easy. No entrance exams are required and you don’t have to provide official transcripts. Courses start every month and 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.
Undergraduate Business Courses
IB 2100 International Management
This course emphasizes the challenging role of the individual(s) responsible for advancing international strategy/policy within the organization. Topical issues will be: Global leadership trends; Role of the global manager; Communicating across cultures; Building an international workforce; and Evaluating and rewarding employees abroad.Learning Outcomes:
- Analyze the major economic systems.
- Describe the legal environment in which MNCs operate worldwide.
- Identify the major dimensions of culture relevant to work settings.
- Analyze the common downward and upward communication flows used in international communications.
- Compare different negotiating behaviors that may improve negotiations and outcomes.
- Explain the importance of the strategic planning process for today's MNCs.
- Explain how organizational characteristics influence how the organization is structured.
- Describe common methods used for managing and reducing political risk.
- Differentiate between direct controls and indirect controls.
- Describe the basic philosophic foundation and styles of managerial leadership.
- Illustrate how cultural assimilators work and why they are so highly regarded.
- Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
- Practice ethical behavior in regard to international business management decisions.