The course provides an introduction to international business. Topics include: 1) the effects
on international business decisions of cultural, political, legal, and economic forces; 2) a
presentation of international business basics such as trade, tariffs, exchange rate regimes,
capital markets; 3) a study of the comparative theoretical frameworks for establishing
international business enterprises, including trade and investment theory; 4) effects of
government intervention and aid. The role of social and economic aid organizations such as
the UN, EU, IMF and World Bank will also be discussed.

-To provide students with analytical frameworks for mapping the global business environment
- To identify the main strategies for entering foreign markets
-To explain the functions and forms of the global monetary system
-To examine the foreign exchange market
-To introduce the different instruments for managing foreign exchange risks