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International Trade and Marketing

Fall 2017 Courses

August 28 - December 23

 

IN 301 Global Sourcing in Home Furnishings
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
This introductory course examines the process of international sourcing in the home furnishings industries. Students study how U.S. home products companies, through product development, search for foreign manufacturers by evaluating various countries' production costs, quality standards, technical abilities, infrastructures, and cultural differences. Also addressed are U.S. trade policies, vendor management, and consumers' concerns about products manufactured abroad.

CRN Section Day Time Location
30421 75A T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm A341A


IN 312 International Trade
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
Introduces international trade as it is practiced today. Students learn how various industries have developed different international trade patterns and how the internet is rapidly changing this field. Focus is placed on international trade as an industry, professional opportunities, project management, intercultural skills, and technical trends in logistics and online research.

CRN Section Day Time Location
29282 75A M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm A336


IN 313 International Business Transactions
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
The management of international trade transactions is introduced, with emphasis on agency, distributorship, franchising agreements, import/export, and licensing. Students learn the theory and practice of conducting international negotiations and how to apply the self-regulatory standards used in international trade. The use of the internet and business-to-business e-commerce websites to transact international business is also examined.

CRN Section Day Time Location
24258 75A T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm A336
30617 75B R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C509


IN 320 Compliance Management in International Trade
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
Prerequisite: IN 312
This course identifies major compliance regulations and issues, the agencies that implement them, and the organizations that monitor them. The course will focus on how firms adjust their processes to incorporate compliance assessment, manage tracking, surveys, testing, and document preparation.

CRN Section Day Time Location
30505 75A T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm D211


IN 322 Global Marketing
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
Introduction to the research techniques and implementation strategies practiced in global marketing by the fashion and related industries. Students examine the major trends revolutionizing international marketing, the evolution of international companies into global firms, and the expanding role of e-commerce. The role of intercultural communication and negotiation styles in global marketing strategies is studied in detail.

CRN Section Day Time Location
22453 75A W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm A336


IN 323 Import/Export Regulations
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
Online: In-state $879 Out-of-state $2,568
Prerequisite: IN 312
Import and export regulations enforced by the U.S. Customs Service are presented, including ECCN and HTSUS classification, country of origin, customer screening, export licensing, quota/visa, required import/export documentation, and valuation. Students develop an import or export international business plan.

CRN Section Day Time Location
24259 75A T R 5:10 pm-6:25 pm B304
26975 OL2   ONLINE COURSE


IN 341 International Logistics
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
International logistics—the organized movement of goods, services, and people across countries—is explored. Students survey the impact of the market, government regulations, and technological forces on ground, ocean, and air transportation systems. International conventions and the role of unions in logistics are also studied.

CRN Section Day Time Location
22746 75A R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm A336


IN 424 Export Promotion Marketing
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
Online: In-state $879 Out-of-state $2,568
Prerequisite: IN 322
This course is an introduction to the variety of export assistance policies, programs, and initiatives available to U.S., foreign, and global businesses to effectively market fashion-related goods and services. Students examine various export promotion strategies organized by the U.S. government, foreign governments, and bilateral and private-sector joint programs that aid in the exportation of goods and services.

CRN Section Day Time Location
27887 75A W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm D405
29183 OL1   ONLINE COURSE


IN 433 Global Sourcing
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
Prerequisite: IN 323
Students examine the import marketing process, import regulations, sources of supply, supplier management and development, and transportation in order to learn how to participate in the global marketplace and negotiate in cross-cultural situations.

CRN Section Day Time Location
28811 75A M 5:10 pm-6:25 pm C229
    W 5:10 pm-6:25 pm C410


IN 434 International Management
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
This course is a guide to the world of international business and addresses the myriad factors that influence decision makers working in this environment. Students assess how organizational structure, personnel decisions, resource planning and allocation, and other business alternatives are affected by a firm's global participation.

CRN Section Day Time Location
23246 75A M W 5:10 pm-6:25 pm A337
 


IN 441 International Business Law
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
Students develop a thorough understanding of the legal framework for international business transactions in the fashion and related industries. They learn how international sales contracts are structured, how international trade rules and national laws apply to cross-border transactions, and how international business disputes are settled.

CRN Section Day Time Location
22003 75A T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm A337


IN 442 International Finance
3 creditsOnline: In-state $879 Out-of-state $2,568
Prerequisite: MA 222 or MA 311
Students learn to use the basic principles and techniques of international financial management and develop an understanding of the financial environment in which multinational corporations and small international businesses operate. Focus is on international capital budgets and capital structure, international cash management, international tax regulations, management of currency and exchange-rate risks, and short- and long-term trade finance.

CRN Section Day Time Location
24003 OL1   ONLINE COURSE


IN 443 International Business Strategies and Fashion Law
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
This management course introduces the strategic business considerations faced by international fashion firms as they set up operations in foreign markets. Students examine the market entry process of fashion firms and identify key financial, legal, management, and marketing issues.

CRN Section Day Time Location
23980 75A T R 5:10 pm-6:25 pm B306
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