Classes

 Bus 177 International Business Finance

Summary: Focuses on the determination of exchange rates and the workings of international financial markets. Develops exchange rate parity relationships and techniques for hedging exchange rate risk. Strategies for managing working capital, long term debt, fixed asset selection and international financial reporting are also examined.

Contact Persons: Themistoclis Pantos, Suresh Ahuja

Requirements: Prerequisite:  BUS 170.  Upper division standing.  Lower Division Business Pool or Business Minor.

Website Link: http://info.sjsu.edu/web-dbgen/catalog/courses/BUS177.html
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Bus 187 Global Dimensions of Business

Summary: An integrative interdisciplinary foundation for more specialized courses and self-directed learning. Provides an overview of economic, social, cultural and political/legal forces and factors influencing crossborder business and an introduction to international dimensions of business functions and operations.

Contact Persons: Carol Reade, Isabelle Lescent-Giles, Betty Makani, Charles Fishel, Steven Francis,
                                    Chunlei Wang, Alaka Rao

Requirements: Upper division standing. Lower Division Business Pool or Business Minor.

Website Link:  http://info.sjsu.edu/web-dbgen/catalog/courses/BUS187.html
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BUS3  183 - Global Entrepreneurship

Summary: Will explore the opportunities that entrepreneurs create, encounter and change in the global and cross-cultural arena. It will examine how entrepreneurs adapt to and succeed in a global economy and how institutional networks facilitate global and immigrant entrepreneurship.

ContactPersons: Betty Makani

Requirements: Prerequisite: BUS 181.

Website Link:  http://info.sjsu.edu/web-dbgen/catalog/courses/BUS183.html
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BUS2  133A - International Marketing

Summary: Impact of the international business environment on the development of marketing strategy and marketing mix, with emphasis on development of a global perspective and cultural sensitivity. Also covers international trade, importing and exporting.

Contact Persons: Sak Onkvisit

Requirements: Prerequisite: BUS 130.

Website Link:  http://info.sjsu.edu/web-dbgen/catalog/courses/BUS133A.html
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BUS2  133B - Relationship Marketing: Pacific Rim

Summary: Why not use PacRim marketing methods in PacRim markets? Americans tend to be short-term, sales-oriented. Asians tend to be relationship oriented. Why not master both marketing methods? Focus: Launching a ""start-up"". Topics: PacRim forms of product-launch, sales presentation, negotiation, promotion, PacRim risks.

Contact Persons: Jeffrey Fadiman

Requirements: Prerequisite: BUS 130.

Website Link: http://info.sjsu.edu/web-dbgen/catalog/courses/BUS133B.html
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ECON  136 - International Economics

Summary: International trade theory, customs union, tariffs, quota policies. International monetary system balance of payments problems, foreign exchange markets.

Contact Persons: Warren Gibson

Requirements: Not business course. Prerequisite: ECON 1A and ECON 1B

Website Link: http://gibson2.com/econ136/

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BUS3  162 - International and Comparative Management

Summary: Management functions and practices in an international context; comparison of management and business practices from various political and cultural perspectives; emphasis on what managers need to be aware of in order to perform in the international environment.

Contact Persons: Mark McKenna, Charles FIshel

Requirements: "Prerequisite:  COMM 100W or ENGL 100WB or LLD 100WB, BUS 187 or instructor consent".

Website Link: http://info.sjsu.edu/web-dbgen/catalog/courses/BUS162.html
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Interdisciplinary Global Leadership & Innovation Minor

Summary: Enable students to see themselves as leaders and innovators, capable of visualizing future leadership roles in their profession and other spheres of life; foster global citizenship in students; prepare students to serve effectively in formal and informal leadership roles and make innovative contributions throughout their lives.

Contact Persons: Rolanda Pollard

Requirements: Prerequisite: BUS 016, BUS 165A, 2 approved electives, BUS 165B

Website Link:  http://www.sjsu.edu/bsac/leadership/
                              http://www.sjsu.edu/bsac/docs/Interdisciplinary_Global_Leadership_flyer.pdf
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BUS133C International Marketing: Developing Nations

Summary: Why not use Third World marketing methods in Third World markets? Russian, African and Islamic regions pose special risks for U.S. marketers. Focus: Third World ways to cope. Topics: Bribery, corruption, terrorism, smuggling, as well as Anti-Americanism, Market-Communism, Fundamentalist Islam.

Contact Persons: Not Offered

Requirements: Prerequisite: BUS 130.

Website Link: http://info.sjsu.edu/web-dbgen/catalog/courses/BUS133C.html
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BUS 156 International Issues in Human Resource Management

Summary: Personnel practices in international context; cross-cultural management, human resource planning, recruitment and selection, expatriation/repatriation, training, performance appraisal, compensation and benefits, labor relations as experienced by multinational corporations; comparative human resource management.

Contact Persons: Not Offered

Requirements: Pre/Corequisite: BUS 150 or instructor consent.

Website Link:  http://info.sjsu.edu/web-dbgen/catalog/courses/BUS156.html
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BUS145 Global Operations Management

Summary: Studies operations management issues unique to manufacturers with extensive international operations. Educational objectives are to develop an understanding of: the strategic tradeoffs associated with global operations, total supply chain management and the economics of transnational logistics.

Contact Persons: Not Offered

Requirements: Prerequitite: BUS 140

Website Link: http://info.sjsu.edu/web-dbgen/catalog/courses/BUS145.html
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BUS144 Supply Chain Management

Summary: Addresses concepts/tools for effective and efficient management of supply chains. Topics include materials planning/control, sourcing strategy, strategic alliances, information technology role, quality/customer issues, inventory management, and distribution/logistics management.

Contact Persons: Not Offered

Requirements: Prerequitite: BUS 140

Website Link:  http://info.sjsu.edu/web-dbgen/catalog/courses/BUS144.html
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BUS168 Global Business and Human Rights

Summary: Examines the implications of global business for human rights; the costs and benefits of globalization to various stakeholders; the institutional context within which global business is transacted; and the proliferation of international codes governing human rights. Includes a series of cases that focus on the human rights impacts of business practices in a range of industries and regions of the world.

Contact Persons: Not Offered

Requirements: Prerequisite: BUS 160

Website Link: http://info.sjsu.edu/web-dbgen/catalog/courses/BUS168.html