Department of Global and Interdisciplinary Studies

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MAN300ZA(経営学 / Management 300)
International Business

EYO Shiaw Jia

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Faculty/Graduate school Department of Global and Interdisciplinary Studies
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Year 2022
Class code A6346
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Term 春学期授業/Spring
Day/Period 金2/Fri.2
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Campus 市ヶ谷 / Ichigaya
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Grade 3~4
Credit(s) 2
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Global Open Program
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Outline and objectives

Learning and applying the principles of international business.
Globalization and international business will continue to impact international activities and influence local outcomes. In this course, students will learn concepts, processes and strategies of international business management. Emphasis will be on issues impacting international business and how companies conduct business to compete successfully in the global market.


The goal of this course is to understand the environment of international business, and its advantages and disadvantages. Students will develop analytical and critical thinking skills by analyzing business cases relating to international business.

Which item of the diploma policy will be obtained by taking this class?

Will be able to gain “DP 1”, “DP 2”, “DP 3”, and “DP 4”.

Default language used in class

英語 / English

Method(s)(学期の途中で変更になる場合には、別途提示します。 /If the Method(s) is changed, we will announce the details of any changes. )

This course is taught primarily through lecture and discussions. Feedback is given during class time or through tools such as HOPPII or email. Interactive class participation is encouraged.

Active learning in class (Group discussion, Debate.etc.)

あり / Yes

Fieldwork in class

なし / No


授業形態/methods of teaching:対面/face to face


1[オンライン/online]:Introduction and Overview

Introduction to the course

2[対面/face to face]:Key Concepts of International Business

What is international business?

3[対面/face to face]:Globalization of Markets and Internationalization of the Firm

Dimensions and drivers of market globalization

4[対面/face to face]:The Environment of International Business

Ethics and cultural environment of international business

5[対面/face to face]:Case Studies: Harley Davidson and Siemens

Discussion of case studies and presentations

6[対面/face to face]:Government Intervention

Rationale and instruments of government intervention

7[対面/face to face]:Case Studies: Airbus, Boeing and Russell Corporation

Discussion of case studies and presentations

8[対面/face to face]:Emerging Markets, Developing Economies and Advanced Economies (1)

Understanding emerging markets

9[対面/face to face]:Emerging Markets, Developing Economies and Advanced Economies (2)

Potential, risks and challenges of emerging markets

10[対面/face to face]:International Monetary and Financial Environment

Exchange rates, currencies, monetary and financial system.

11[対面/face to face]:Strategy and Organization in the International Firm

Integration-responsiveness framework.

12[対面/face to face]:Case Studies: Lenovo and Nissan

Discussion of case studies and presentations

13[対面/face to face]:International Business Issues

Debates of current issues in international business

14[対面/face to face]:Final Exam & Wrap-up

Assessing the understanding of the subject

Work to be done outside of class (preparation, etc.)

Download and print out the handouts before each class. Read the assigned chapters in the textbook and complete any assignments given. Preparatory study and review time for this class are 2 hours each.


Cavusgil, Tamer S., Knight, Gary and Riesenberger, John. International Business: The new Realities, 4th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2016.


Further materials will be provided by the instructor.

Grading criteria

Students will be evaluated based on class participation (20%), assignments (20%), case study presentation (15%) and final exam (45%).

Changes following student comments

Not applicable.


Students who are interested to take this course, must attend the first week of class. A selection process will be conducted during the first week prior to the enrollment of this course.

Students who have taken business or economic courses are preferred.