In this course, students explore will understand the foundation of business. Topics include the evolution of business, analysis of economic systems, global considerations, the role of business ethics, and business forms. Upon completion, students are better prepared to make informed decisions regarding business types, structures, and behaviors.
This undergradate course is 5 weeks.
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- Describe key business strategies and characteristics.
- Explain the importance of entrepreneurship and small business growth to the American economy.
- Compare key characteristics of different economic systems and how they affect business.
- Describe the role of multinational corporations in the global business environment.
- Explain different strategies for expanding into global markets.
- Evaluate the relationship between legal and regulatory requirements and business decisions.
- Describe how corporate ethical standards are set within a company.
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