Most College offices will close at 4 pm on Friday, July 30 and will reopen on Tuesday morning, August 3. There will be no classes and office services on Civic Holiday Monday, August 2. Online services are available, and Continuing Education distance classes will take place as scheduled.

Geopolitics of Trade and Development

Course Code INTL-703
Lecture hours per week 3
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open

This is an introductory course to the geopolitics of trade and development. This course provides a critical examination of the interconnectedness of geographical, historical, political, economic, social, and cultural factors that affect, and are affected by, international business. By focusing on globalization and the links between the “global” and the “local,” the course provides in-depth geopolitical analyses of business opportunities and challenges deriving from such factors as regional trade agreements, global and national security, and the interdependence of national economies. Finally, this course explores the strategic implications for global businesses of current geopolitical issues, including emerging markets and the rise of new economic powers, terrorism, civil unrest, and conflict resolution.