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UA Course Catalog Prerequisites:
(EN 101 or 120) and (EN 102 or EN 121 or EN 103 or EN 104) and (MATH 121 or MATH 125 or MATH 145) and (EC 110 or EC 112) and (EC 111 or EC 113) and (AC 210 or AC 211) and (LGS 200 or LGS 201) and ST 260
Course Description and Credit Hours
A course in marketing theory and methods as they apply to world markets. Among the topics discussed are: the importance of linking international marketing with the overall strategy of the business while examining the impact of cultural, political and legal issues and the economic differences in global strategies. Emphasis is placed on developing the marketing mix appropriate to various international global environments.
Required Texts from UA Supply Store:
- NONE / NO TEXT REQUIRED ()
No Text required. However, it is mandatory to buy the MarketPlace Simulation Access.
Student Learning Outcomes
The major learning goal of this class is to develop through experience a global mindset related to Marketing and Business and its relationship with local, international and global perspectives.
To learn how to categorize, analyze and interpret relevant information about markets in different countries around the world.
To learn how to access social, cultural, economic, financial, political relevant information to be able to make inform decisions about the product, country and strategy that companies need to apply when working with Marketing.
To learn how to develop a product/service marketing strategy within international markets.
Other Course Materials
In this class we will use a simulation by Market Place.
Outline of Topics
See BB for details
Exams and Assignments
This class is fully developed under the experiential context. The simulation and the project are the center of the activities. We will not have exams. Only small quizzes or activities in class that will add to the participation item of your grades.
International Marketing Project
Participation - Activities
Policy on Missed Exams and Coursework
Attendance is expected except if there is a special circumstance. In which case, I should be informed to update your record of attendance for the class.
Notification of Changes
The instructor will make every effort to follow the guidelines of this syllabus as listed; however, the instructor reserves the right to amend this document as the need arises. In such instances, the instructor will notify students in class and/or via email and will endeavor to provide reasonable time for students to adjust to any changes.
Statement on Academic Misconduct
Students are expected to be familiar with and adhere to the official Academic Misconduct Policy provided in the Online Catalog.
Statement On Disability Accommodations
Contact the Office of Disability Services (ODS) as detailed in the Online Catalog.
Severe Weather Protocol
Please see the latest Severe Weather Guidelines in the Online Catalog.
Pregnant Student Accommodations
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