Michele D. Giambattista
I BUS 440
Major aspects of the Asian business environment and how Asian enterprises are managed. Problems and opportunities of foreign corporations in Asia. Prerequisite: I BUS 300; may not be repeated. Offered: Sp.
Primary focus will be on the power struggle between China, India and Japan will influence business decisions in the next decade.
Neighboring countries also will investigated to understrand their political, regulatory, economic, social, cultural, technological and business environments.
Student learning goals
Develop an understanding of the business environments in Asia
Develop analytical skills useful in assessing Asian economic, regulatory, political, financial, social, and cultural environments
Develop skills in assessing market opportunities in Asia
Develop skills in creating business and management strategies for firms operating in Asia
General method of instruction
Class discussion, written papers based on the chapters in the textbook, investigation and presentation of key countries in the region.
Curiosity and interest in the region.
Class assignments and grading