International Business (IB)

IB 441     International Financial Mgmt     3 Credit Hours

The objective of this course is to orient students to the increasingly internationalized financial environment in which business operates. As such, it attempts to broadly survey topics that frequently confront decision makers in financial management. These topics include the balance of payment mechanism, international capital flow, international monetary system and financial institutions, the mechanics of foreign exchange markets, international credit and capital markets, and financial problems of multinational business.

Prerequisite(s): FIN 401

IB 446     International Business     3 Credit Hours

Designed as a survey course, International Business attempts to broadly cover the essential elements of international business. Topics will include: business in an international environment, theories of international trade and investment, international finance, corporate policy and strategy, functional management and operations, and international business relations.

Restriction(s):
Can enroll if Class is Senior
Can enroll if College is Business

IB 486     Seminar: International Bus     1 to 3 Credit Hours

This course explores issues of major importance to international banking. Topics discussed include the global banking environment, the operations of international commercial and investment banks, regulatory issues affecting the global banking industry, and international money and foreign exchange markets. The role, successes and weaknesses of multinational institutions for economic development are discussed along with the recently proposed reform measure. Students taking this course should expect to learn about the various categories of international lending and loan syndication, asset-related and project financing, international retail and private banking. They will gain skills in the various lending techniques practiced in global banking, and will obtain a better grasp of the problems facing international banking institutions today as a result of the continuous globalization of financial markets and the ever increasing consolidation of the industry.

Restriction(s):
Can enroll if Class is Senior
Can enroll if College is Business

IB 496     Research: Int Business     1 to 3 Credit Hours

To provide the advanced student with the opportunity to undertake a research project under the supervision of a faculty member. At least two weeks prior to registration in the term when such a course is to be elected, an interested student must submit to the dean of the school a written request for permission to elect a research course, on a form available in the school office. The request will include a description of the proposed research project. The dean will review the proposal with faculty members to ascertain availability of relevant faculty supervision and to establish appropriate credit. Permission of College of Business.

Restriction(s):
Can enroll if Class is Senior
Can enroll if College is Business

 
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An asterisk denotes that a course may be taken concurrently.

Frequency of Offering

The following abbreviations are used to denote the frequency of offering: (F) fall term; (W) winter term; (S) summer term; (F, W) fall and winter terms; (YR) once a year; (AY) alternating years; (OC) offered occasionally