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International Business

By Dr. Ashwini. S   |   Government First Grade College, Talakadu, T.Narasipura Taluk, Mysore District.
Learners enrolled: 2361

The proposed course titled on “International Business” covers the vital aspects and current trends in relation to international business. This course is relevant to the students who are studying business (Commerce and Management) subject and which will be helpful to foresee the opportunities available in business. Students equipped with knowledge of International Business will be in a position to recognize the dynamics of business in the international scene. Corporate now a days are seeking for multi talented job aspirants with a global outlook. Today, the world has changed and the International Business Environment profoundly influences the firms, Governments and individuals. 
‘International Business’ encompasses all those business activities that involve cross-border transactions of goods, services and resources between two or more nations. The transactions of economic resources include capital, skills, people, etc., for the international production of physical goods and services such as finance, banking, insurance and construction. This course is a comprehensive outlook which includes latest development on the frontiers of knowledge providing the insights of International Business and its dimensions. The objective of the course is to expose the students to the concept, versatility and dynamics of International Business. 

It aims at familiarizing the students with business environment at the International level including Institutions and agreements. Moreover this course also provides a platform to build the entrepreneurial skills that a future budding entrepreneur may wish to know about the business prospects. Hence, the proposed course will definitely be significant to the students.  

This course especially is designed with a pragmatic emphasis and an inclination towards the managerial aspect, thus encouraging students of different disciplines to explore International business as a career choice.
Summary
Course Status : Ongoing
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 04 Jul 2022
End Date : 30 Sep 2022
Exam Date :
Enrollment Ends : 15 Sep 2022
Category :
  • Management Studies
Credit Points : 4
Level : Undergraduate

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Course layout


Weeks

Day

Weekly Lecture Topics

Week 1

1

Introduction to International Business – an overview

2

Theories of International Trade

3

Modes and Entry Strategies of International Business

4

Globalization: an Overview

Week 2

5

International Business Environment – an overview

6

Socio – Cultural Environment

7

Political and Legal Environment

8

Economic and Technological Environment

Week 3

9

Commercial Policy Instruments Meaning and Need

10

Instruments of Commercial Policy of India

11

Tariff and Non-Tariff Barriers

12

International Trade Relations

Week 4

13

Concept of regional economic grouping

14

Forms of Regional Groupings

15

Regional economic grouping – EU, NAFTA, ASEAN

16

Regional economic grouping – SAARC, SAPTA, SAFTA

Week 5

17

World Trade Organisation (WTO)

18

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

19

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)

20

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Week 6

21

Concept of Multinational corporation

22

Organisational Structure of Multinationals

23

Multinational Corporations in India                                        

24

The Indianisation of Transnational

Week 7

25

Foreign Exchange Market - Concepts and Functions

26

Exchange Risk and Exposure

27

Types and Methods of Managing Exchange Risk

28

Foreign Exchange Management Act

Week 8

29

Concepts of Foreign Investment

30

Theories of Foreign Investments

31

Forms of Foreign Investments

32

Foreign Direct Investment

Week 9

33

Concept of Balance of Payment

 

34

Components of Balance of Payments Account

 

35

Causes of Disequilibrium in Balance of Payment

 

36

Measures to correct disequilibrium in Balance of Payments

Week 10

37

International Monetary System : An Overview

 

38

Exchange Rate Systems

 

39

E-Commerce and Ethical Dimensions in International Business

 

40

Recent trends in International business

Books and references

  1. Carnoy, M., Castells, M., Cohen, S.S. and Cardoso, F.H. (1993) The New Global Economy in the Information Age. Reflections on our Changing World. University Park, Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State University Press

  2. Francis Cherunilam, International Business Text and Cases I, PHI learning Pvt Ltd.,Delhi 2013

  3. Ghosh P K and Kapoor,G K Business Policy and Environment, Sultan Cjand ans Sons, New Delhi.

  4. Rakesh Mohan Joshi International Business Oxford University Press11th ed, 2014

  5. Rugman and Hodgetts, International Business – A strategic Management Approach, McGraw HillInc., New York.

Instructor bio

Dr. Ashwini. S

Government First Grade College, Talakadu, T.Narasipura Taluk, Mysore District.
Dr Ashwini.S started her academic career at Hemagangothri Post Graduate Centre, Hassan. Currently, she is working as Assistant Professor in Government First Grade College, Talakadu, T. Narasipura Taluk, Mysore District. The total number of teaching experience at Post Graduate level is 14 yrs together with a year in the State Bank of India. Passed M. Com in 2005; National Eligibility Test (NET) in 2011 along with PGDHRM in 2012 and is in the teaching Profession since 2006. 

She completed her PhD in Commerce stream from the University of Mysore in 2017. Dr Ashwini.S has organized several National and State level Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops and presented and published research papers in journals of national and international repute. She has been the resource person in National seminars and Webinars, delivered Guest lectures and has also guided projects. She is also the academic counsellor at IGNOU. Authored two books titled “Management of Banking and Insurance Services” and ‘Introduction to Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Ind-AS’ respectively for Under Graduate Courses as per the syllabus of the University of Mysuru. She is recognized as a Research Guide from the University of Mysore under the wing of the Vidyavardhaka Research Foundation and is currently guiding six candidates.  

Course certificate

Assessment/Assignment marks will be considered for Internal Marks and will carry 30 percent for overall Result.

End Term Exam- will have 100 questions and will carry 70 percent of  overall Result.

*All students, who obtain 40% marks in in-course assessment and 40% marks in end-term proctored exam separately, will be eligible for certificate and credit transfer.






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