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Global Trd & Transp Mgmt - GTTM


While no outlines currently exist for this course, below are the course learning outcomes/competencies.

Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the most common mistakes made by international managers, and how to avoid them
  • Apply the learnings from related BCIT SOB courses to drive strategies, decisions, and actions
  • Apply the processes required to evaluate a company’s preparedness to enter the global business arena, and to prepare the company to do so.
  • Apply the processes required to evaluate an individual’s preparedness to enter the global business arena, and to prepare her or him to do so, either as a business traveler, or as an ex-patriate employee.
  • Evaluate and plan a company’s entry into an Emerging Market
  • Understand the importance of ‘soft’ skills in international business
  • Understand the fallacies, weaknesses & failures of ‘motivation’ & ‘coaching’ techniques, & how to avoid them.
  • Understand the challenges of managing culturally diverse and geographically dispersed international teams
  • Understand international management concepts not normally found in the textbooks

Effective as of Fall 2021

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