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FITT 0105 - International Trade Research

Forum for International Trade Training Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

International trade research enables companies to identify and gather the information they need to make effective decisions about when to engage in international trade and which markets will be the most profitable. This course explains the importance of research in the success of all international trade ventures, including exporting, importing and foreign direct investments. Topics include: using research to develop intelligence about international markets and competing organizations; planning and implementing research; finding effective information sources; and managing research information in an organization.

Prerequisite(s)

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

Credits

0.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of well-planned and efficient research for guiding and promoting company activities.
  • Develop research objectives that are compatible with corporate business objectives.
  • Select suitable methods of acquiring data.
  • Analyze and present researched data effectively.
  • Based on research information, identify and evaluate international trade opportunities.

Effective as of Fall 2008

Related Programs

FITT 0105 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. International Trade Training (FITTskills)
    Part-time   

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