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    IBA 301 World Economic Resources and Business Sourcing

    3 credits
    This course is a study of the geographic locations of major economic resources in the world and the strategies developed by international firms for accessing them, and the establishment and maintenance of supply network management. It explains the off-shore location decisions by the resource-oriented industries, market-oriented industries, and manufacturing firms. It emphasizes the strategic and tactical objectives of out-sourcing. Lectures are complemented with case studies. Prerequisite: ECN-205 or ECN 107-208 or any course in business administration.

    IBA 305 International Business Environments

    3 credits
    This course examines the influences of economic, political, legal, and cultural environments on international business operations and management. Such factors as religion, beliefs, language, legal, and political factors that influence management decision-making and strategies for dealing with them are discussed. Other topics include ethical concerns and corporate social responsibility. Case studies will complement class discussions. Prerequisite: ECN-205 or ECN 207-208 or any course in business administration.

    IBA 311 International Accounting and Finance

    3 credits
    This course provides the students with an understanding of international accounting and accounting standards, the operation and functions of the foreign exchange markets and the strategies for financial risk aversion. It also discusses the importance of global capital markets as a major source of financing for multinational enterprises. Other topics include capital mobility, the roles of hard currencies in cross-border trades and investments. Prerequisite: ACT-220.