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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

IBUS-244
International Management Practices (2-3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section; may be repeated for credit with different topic. Students learn experientially how the political; economic; and cultural environments of the region/country influence business strategy and management practices of multinational and domestic firms. The class travels to Asia (typically summer); Latin America (typically fall); and the European Union (typically spring). Prerequisite: completion of at least 3 credits in Kogod and minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA, or permission of instructor or Kogod Office of Academic Programs.

IBUS-244
001
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
FALL 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate

International Management Practices (2-3)

Kenya

The class meets several times during the fall semester, then travels to Kenya in January. Students spend one week immersed in company visits with senior managers to experience the state of economic development in Kenya and understand actual management strategies and practices used by multinational and domestic firms. This real world experience is accomplished through a series of company visits, factory tours, and meetings with senior company managers as well as interactive student-instructor follow-up discussions. The course enables students to fuse classroom learning with actual techniques used to compete in the global marketplace. For more information, go to http://american.edu/kogod/globallearning/imp.cfm. Meets with IBUS-244 002.

IBUS-244
002
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
FALL 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate

International Management Practices (2-3)

Kenya

The class meets several times during the fall semester, then travels to Kenya in January. Students spend one week immersed in company visits with senior managers to experience the state of economic development in Kenya and understand actual management strategies and practices used by multinational and domestic firms. This real world experience is accomplished through a series of company visits, factory tours, and meetings with senior company managers as well as interactive student-instructor follow-up discussions. The course enables students to fuse classroom learning with actual techniques used to compete in the global marketplace. For more information, go to http://american.edu/kogod/globallearning/imp.cfm. Meets with IBUS-244 001.