International Business Major
As the global economy continues to expand, the demand for international business education is higher than ever and expected to increase. The interdisciplinary approach in this programme, building on insights from business strategy, finance, corporate governance and politics, gives you an understanding of the international environment that companies operate in. In addition you also gain knowledge about the internal factors of an international company, such as management and international decision-making.
Finally, another reason for growth of franchising model is that it offers different alternatives and modes that can be more appropriate for some companies: that is, franchising can be not only a business format (with a complete method to conduct business, trademark, infrastructure) but also it can be a product distribution franchise” that just establish a supplier-dealer relationship, for example, Pepsi or Exxon.
As related to business firms, social responsibility concerns such things as protecting the consumer, paying fair wages to employees, maintaining fair hiring practices, supporting education, and becoming actively involved in environmental issues like clean air and water… However, the criteria for social responsibility are not clearly defined, making formulation of a consistent objective function difficult’ (op.
Recently, I have become increasingly aware and disturbed by the social and environmental impact of international business operations, especially in poorer or less economical developed countries (LEDCs), such as Ethiopia, Kenya and Madagascar which earn low income and less economically developed countries (LEDCs), such as China, Mongolia and Iran which earn low-middle income from selling goods and services.
You will study subjects such as analysis of international trade and finance, global marketing strategies, management practices in international markets – all of it is okay to prepare you for future career, because apart from this, you will learn a lot about international sales, global distribution, international management and international trade.