International Business at Georgetown
This course gives students the tools to understand and appreciate the various aspects of conducting business in an international marketplace. Students have the opportunity to learn how (and why) companies choose to work across borders and the pros and cons of doing so. The class will do a case study of a well-known, large international organization allowing them a broader understanding of how politics, culture, geography, and history influence a company’s decision to go global.
Introduction of the fundamental principles of business operations on an international scale
Learn how companies grow and interconnect in the global marketplace
Understand how political, legal, economic and cultural factors can affect international business
Visit the headquarters of a multinational company for a first-hand look at operations