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.

Learning Outcomes in this course

Stage a mock Presidential election and strategize a plan to secure your candidate's success or even campaign for votes as you run for President

Partake in a Senate simulation where you will champion your ideas and passions into legislation to become law, moving it from Committee to the Senate floor

Visit policymakers and think tanks to learn more about careers in the field

Learn about the role that political parties, public opinion, and special interest groups can have on shaping behavior and policies at the federal, state, and local levels

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