BUS 430 - Small Business in a Global Environment

3 credits (PREREQUISITES: BUS 101 or BUS 107, ENG 101)

This course explores the impact of economic issues of global significance on the small business economy. Students will examine financial events and trends in the U.S. national economy and in the local economy as they pertain to small business. Small business connections to the global economy are explored through the management of international supply-chain processes and how small business networks sell in the global market. Additionally, students will study how small businesses engage in emerging markets as they adapt to appropriate customs when doing business with an international client base. Legal, political, and economic issues related to conducting business across national boundaries will be stressed. (F, Sp)