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7.6.6 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (IBA)
Head: Professor Robert M. Morgan, Office: 104 Alston Hall
 
Students who are interested in international business may select a concentration in economics or marketing. International courses are offered in marketing, economics, finance, legal studies, and accounting. It is strongly recommended that interested business students develop a working knowledge of a language other than English. Opportunities for dissertation research in international business are available in economics, management, and marketing.

IBA 497/597 Special Topics in IBA. Variable hours.

IBA 550 Global Business. Variable hours.
Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program.
A seminar emphasizing the environmental factors affecting international business operations, and studying different economic, social, cultural, legal, and other environmental conditions and their influence on both the formulation and execution of business policy of firms engaged in multinational business.

IBA 551 International Business Management. Three hours.
A seminar acquainting the student with the functions, problems, and decision-making processes of multinational business organizations. Representative cases are used as a basis for decisions. Offered spring semester.

IBA 555 Global Marketing Management. Three hours.
The object of this course is to investigate the effects of cultural similarities and differences on marketing practices worldwide. Also examined are the effects of market idiosyncrasies on globally oriented products, promotion, pricing, and distribution strategies.


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