Global Business provides learners with an expansive understanding of international markets and how to manage cross-border transactions in order to effectively operate and compete in global, local, and emerging markets.
The course focuses on the complexities, strategies, risk, and rewards that arise due to “liquid borders”, technology, cross-cultural and political issues, international organizations, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), trade agreements, foreign direct investment (FDI) in emerging markets, currency risk, challenges and sustainability. Learners develop a market entry strategy analysis for a business operating in the global or local environment.
max. 8 weeks
Estimated time per week
Business Managers, CEOs, Operations Managers
What will I learn?
Analyze the role and interrelationships that culture, politics, economics, law, and technology play within the context of a boundaryless environment and across multiple regions
Analyze the costs and benefits to home and host nations, and government policy instruments used to influence Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
Analyze the factors that determine currency exchange rates and the implications of changes
Create a market entry strategy for a business operating in a global, glocal, or local environment
Evaluate present and future opportunities and risks of doing business internationally in multiple regions and in emerging markets
Apply the various trade principles and potential impact on doing business from a financial, economic, labor, and sustainability perspective
Recommend strategies to support corporate sustainability and social responsibility
How will I learn?
What support will I receive?
When you have a dedicated team on your side, you'll never be alone studying at Nexford. Hailing from many different countries and with online education expertise, our faculty provides you world-class support. Ask them questions during one-to-one office hours or live chat, email them any time, and get individual feedback on your assessments.
While you’re learning, you’ll also have full access to the Nexford online library, which includes access to millions of full-text articles, industry reports and key sources such as the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and The Economist.
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