MGT 522 - Introduction to the Global Economy
This course is designed to provide a framework for understanding and managing the impact of changing international economic environments and international competition. In particular, this course has the following objectives:
- To develop a conceptual framework for business managers that will improve their ability to compete internationally.
- To examine the sources of international competitive advantage available to firms - competitive advantages from their country bases, their specific capabilities, and their governments' policies.
- To provide an understanding of the impacts of changing international economic environments on competitive strategy - emerging trade blocs (the European Union and NAFTA), fluctuations of foreign exchange rates, and the emergence of new markets.