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Michele D. Giambattista
I BUS 440
Seattle Campus

Business in Asia

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.

Class description

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.

Recommended preparation

Curiosity and interest in the region.

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Michele D. Giambattista
Date: 01/30/2012