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International Business Technical Certificate

International Business Technical Certificate
Type: Tech Cert
Subplan Code: BIB-CC
CIP: 0552070101

Program Description

The purpose of this program is to introduce students to the factors that impact business operations conducted in the global marketplace. The student will be able to demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of international business including:

  • Understanding the role of strategic planning and the development of marketing strategies for the international marketplace;
  • Describing strategies for opening foreign markets, including pure exporting, use of local distributors, global manufacturing, operating wholly-owned subsidiaries and foreign direct investment;
  • Demonstrating an understanding of demographics, market segmentation and the selection of target markets as applied to the global business environment;
  • Identifying and explaining the differences in international consumer and industrial buying habits;
  • Understanding the impact of language, culture, religion and local government regulations on the conduct of international business;
  • Understanding the complexity of product development, naming and pricing in the international environment; and
  • Understanding the complexities of developing worldwide distribution systems and how they are affected by differing local laws, taxation and regulations.

This certificate is upward compatible with the A.S. degree, Business Administration and the A.S. degree, Entrepreneurship and Business Management.

Courses
Available Courses Shown in Green
Required Courses
21
Choose 1 accounting course:
or
Choose 1 BUL prefix course:
or
Elective Courses
3
Choose 3 credits from the following list:
Total Credits:
24
This program has been identified as a U.S. Department of Education Gainful Employment Program. For more information, visit seminolestate.edu/gainful-employment

Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes for the term.

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