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While a background in business is helpful, it is not necessary for successful understanding and completion of this specialization.

Approx. 12 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Analyze the information needed to make going abroad decisions including timing, country selection, and mode of entry.

  • Critique the advantages and disadvantages of exporting and evaluate exporting compared to other country entry modes.

  • Critique the advantages/disadvantages of direct country entry and use this information to select the best entry mode for a given situation.

  • Anticipate the challenges of working and living abroad and apply known methods of mitigating those challenges.

Skills you will gain

Country selectionCulture shockDirect Foreign InvestmentImport-ExportExpatriate life
Flexible deadlines
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Shareable Certificate
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100% online
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Beginner Level

While a background in business is helpful, it is not necessary for successful understanding and completion of this specialization.

Approx. 12 hours to complete
English

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University of Colorado Boulder

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

IB Entry Strategies

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 43 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Exporting Strategies

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 32 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Direct Entry Strategies

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 41 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Living Abroad

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 35 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz

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About the International Business Specialization

International Business

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