Course Details

  • Online | Asynchronous 
  • 2 weeks | December 27, 2023 – January 10, 2024
  • 3 credits | $1,716
  • Last day to register: December 20, 2023

Course Overview

This course introduces students to the economic, political and cultural environments affecting international business. As such, this course is interdisciplinary and integrates material from a variety of fascinating fields. 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.  Particular emphasis will be placed on current events related to the course material.  Extensive use of cases and readings throughout the session. 

Additional Information

This course is required for all business majors. No business background is required.

Faculty will contact all students after the Wednesday, December 20, registration deadline.

About the Instructor

Jennifer Swanson

Professor of International Business, International Business Program Director
Prof. Swanson has a MBA and Ph.D. in Business and primarily teaches International Business and International Management at Stonehill. She is also the Director of the International Business program. Prof. Swanson's main research area is in cross-cultural management and she has taught, trained and consulted in several countries.

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