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FITT 0100 - Global Business Environment

Forum for International Trade Training Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Global Business Environment provides a comprehensive overview of key aspects of global business in the 21st century. Topics include: the global business environment and your country's place in the world; key characteristics of new global traders and new core competencies that are relatively unique to the future of global trade, such as culture, ethics, technology, supply chains and trade in services; and an introduction to planning your global business strategy. It is highly recommended that students take Global Business Environment prior to any other FITT course.


English 12 (recommended). Business experience (recommended).



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successfull completion, the student will be able to:

  • Understand the current and future global business environment, from global and national perspectives.
  • Recognize the new competencies required in the 21st century business environment and understand what it will take to master them.
  • Initiate a framework for a strategic plan to incorporate key elements of the international business process, including market research, market entry, financing, legal aspects, logistics, documentation and transportation.

Effective as of Fall 2008

Related Programs

FITT 0100 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. International Trade Training (FITTskills)


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