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International Business

£1,150

12 weeks (2pm-5pm)

Buchanan House, 30 Holborn, London, EC1N 2LX

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This course teaches how to evaluate the potential and select an appropriate country for investment, covering exports, franchises, joint ventures and managing international operations. Start in September 2019 or February 2020!

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You will gain insight into international markets, including the concepts, terminology and theory commonly used in the sector. You will also explore the risks and strategies that can be employed within the decision-making process of international markets.

Course Overview

You will understand the best way to operate within international markets, gaining insight into the changes that take place when an organisation expands overseas. You will learn how to identify economic, political and legal factors to compare national and regional economies throughout the world.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

Entry requirements

  • Education - Undergraduate degree or equivalent Higher Education qualification, or relevant work experience
  • English language - Common European Framework (CEF) Level B2* or equivalent (all teaching and learning materials are provided in English only)

*Please note those with a B1 level of English and relevant proof of further study will be considered.

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