BUS 336-A International Business


Course Details

  • Online
  • 8 Weeks | May 29 – July 20
  • 4 Credits | Cost: $1900.00
  • Online myHill Registration | April 9 – May 22
  • Online Payment is Due at Time of Registration

Course Description

This course introduces the students to the economic, political, and cultural environments affecting international business. In addition, the influence of government on trade, foreign direct investment, foreign exchange, export and import strategies, and the impact of multinational enterprises will be discussed. Students will also be exposed to the comprehensive set of dynamics that comprise international business decision environments and will learn to evaluate alternative courses of action in a global setting. Emphasis will be placed on areas of current importance. Extensive use of cases and readings.

Additional Information

  • This course is required for all Business Administration majors.
  • This course may be applied to the Asian Studies, International Studies, and Middle Eastern Studies programs.
  • Faculty will contact all students after the May 22nd registration deadline with course instructions. There will be no synchronous online meetings where students must be online at the same time. Students should expect to dedicate approximately 23 hours of course related work per week.

Course Instructor

Jennifer Swanson

Professor of International Business

As a Professor of Business Administration at Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts, Dr. Swanson currently teaches International Business, a Global Women’s Issues learning community, and a Commerce and Culture travel learning community. Her main research interests focus on cross-cultural management, country area studies, women and management, and pedagogy and she has published numerous articles in a variety of peer-reviewed journals and presented at over thirty conferences. Dr. Swanson lives in Easton with her husband and two young boys and enjoys traveling, reading, biking, and exploring New England.